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EVENTS AND TRAINING

Southwark Thriving Together – ‘Speak, Share, Learn’ events

This networking and training session will bring together organisations that want to develop their work with disabled young people in Southwark. It’s a space to connect, share best practice and develop the skills and knowledge needed to create more inclusive relationships and environments.

Class-Conscious Activism: Maintaining Bridges

This session explores how activists can maintain long-lasting relationships by creating environments that strive to cater for the diverse needs of working and middle class people.

Analysing your survey data

Do you collect data through surveys, maybe from participants or volunteers? This interactive session will go through some tools and techniques for analysing the data you have to get the most out of it.

Setting up a charity

This paid-for training session will help you consider whether setting up a charity is the right choice for you, and take you through the steps you need to take to set up a charity.

Deaf Awareness Workshops (Part 1)

This session, the first of a two-part workshop about deaf awareness, introduces the issues and barriers faced by deaf people, highlights strategies to improve your understanding of these and improves your communication skills with people affected with a hearing loss.

Start-up Essentials: Inclusive copywriting & Inclusive content design

Are you looking to reach more diverse audiences through your work? This session will help you to gain the confidence and knowledge to create accessible and inclusive content that effectively spreads your message.

Meet-The-Funder: TheGivingLottery by TheGivingMachine

TheGivingLottery by TheGivingMachine is a great way for charities and community groups to raise regular unrestricted funds. Join this session to learn more!

Deaf Awareness Workshops (Part 2)

This session, the second of a two-part workshop about Deaf awareness, gives you an Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) Skills to use when communicating with the Deaf community.

Introduction and Overview of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

This introductory session on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks will cover the basics of the service, such as advice on eligibility for a particular level of DBS check and general support around DBS processes.

Beyond the trustee’s role description

Are you confident in your role as a Trustee for your organisation but want to explore how you can give more? This session looks at how you can go beyond 'good governance' to take your organisation to new levels.

Jargon Buster – Explore commonly used abbreviations & acronyms by Funders

Jargon Buster – the terms you need to know and what you need to do about them to ensure your organisation can thrive during challenging times

Safeguarding Awareness

Safeguarding is a vital tool in ensuring the most vulnerable remain protected. This webinar covers the basics of safeguarding and what to do if there may be an issue.

Healthwatch Southwark is going on a Listening Tour!

We are thrilled to announce the Healthwatch Southwark Listening Tour, aimed at improving local health and social care services through your valuable feedback. 

School and Youth Group Security

If you run regular or one-off activities for children in schools or youth groups, this session will cover what you need to know about keeping them safe, both day-to-day and on trips/at events.

Introduction to Fundraising: Corporates

This session delivered by Community Southwark will give you everything you need for your organisation to start looking into corporate funding and partnerships.

Create your own interactive dashboard using Power BI

Are you looking to do more analysis of the data your organisation holds? This workshop on using Microsoft's data analysis software, Power BI, is a great (and mostly free) place to start.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Introduction to Fundraising: Community Events

This session delivered by Community Southwark will give you everything you need for your organisation to start looking into raising money through community events.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Cyber security basics: an introduction to cybersecurity for everyone

Have you heard about cybersecurity but you're not sure what the threats and risk are or how you can protect your organisation? This session is a clear introduction to all your key questions.

Fire Brigade Training (in-person)

Fire Safety Talk and Q &A with local firefighters

Introduction to Fundraising: Challenge Events

This session delivered by Community Southwark will give you everything you need for your organisation to start looking at raising money through fundraising challenge events.

Introduction to Fundraising: Crowdfunding

This session delivered by Community Southwark will give you everything you need for your organisation to start looking into fundraising through crowdfunding campaigns.

Start-up Essentials: Money for Neurodivergent Minds

Whether you have a diagnosis or not, being neurodivergent can raise some challenges for people, in different ways. This session on managing money as a neurodivergent person will help you to develop solutions to key challenges.

Start-up Essentials: Building a business budget

Is your organisation in the process of putting together an organisational budget? This session will share tips on how to create a business budget, track income and expenses, and understand forecasting.

Marketing Amplified – Strategies For Growth

If your organisation is looking to grow, this session is for you. You'll learn when and how to scale, discover strategies for market expansion, and gain practical tools to drive sustainable business growth.

Introduction to Individual Giving

Are you looking at fundraising from individuals? This session will give an introduction to what Individual Giving is all about, and lots of top tips and expert advice.

Eco-tips to help you reduce your daily living costs

Find out how to reduce day-to-day living costs using eco-tips.

Government Contract Wins

Are you a charity or social enterprise actively seeking government contracts? If so, this deep dive training course will help refine your processes and increase your chances of success.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

How social prescribing is revolutionising the way we look at health and wellbeing

This event will explore how social prescribing can support patients to improve their health and wellbeing, and the role that social prescribing has in providing a truly person-centred approach within health.

Past Terror Attacks – Lessons Learned

This informative session looks at how we can learn from past extremist incidents and use 'security planning & preparation' to foil future attacks.

Cyber security basics: an introduction to cybersecurity for everyone

Have you heard about cybersecurity but you're not sure what the threats and risk are or how you can protect your organisation? This session is a clear introduction to all your key questions.

Regulatory update for charities

This informative session will cover the regulatory environment for charities at present and highlight some important changes that are taking place.

Southwark Thriving Together – ‘Speak, Share, Learn’ events

This networking and training session will bring together organisations that want to develop their work with disabled young people in Southwark. It’s a space to connect, share best practice and develop the skills and knowledge needed to create more inclusive relationships and environments.

Basic Security for your Community

This training session on security for your community will cover elements including personal safety, emergency procedures and IT security, leaving you with ideas for a tailored Action Plan.

Get Grants FREE Virtual Conference

This free online two-day conference will be full of expert fundraising advice, top tips, Q&As, networking and peer-support. Join for all or parts of it, and meet lots of like-minded people in the sector.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Introduction to Digital Accessibility

This workshop will explore the basics of digital accessibility so that you can see what changes your organisation needs to make to ensure equal access for disabled people and improve the overall user experience for everyone.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Accounting systems and standards for non-profits

What do upcoming changes in accounting standards mean for your organisation's accounts? Join this session to learn what you need to know about regulations to prepare your accounts properly.

Mental Health Series – Looking at attachment and mental health

This session will explore the psychological theory of attachment, how attachment styles and history can have profound effect on our mental health, and how to apply this in everyday practice.

Artificial Intelligence Summit 2024

Do you want to learn more about artificial intelligence (AI)? This summit will be full of practical and applicable skills, and discussion will explore the ethics and risks of AI and its implications for the charity sector.

Assessing the VAT treatment of activities

Unsure of what costs have associated VAT? This webinar will clarify the key issues around classifying income streams for VAT as well as the key exemptions and reduced rates of VAT that can apply to charities.

Trust Conference – Strengthening Free, Fair and Informed Societies

Trust Conference is a leading human rights forum. It has a specific focus on matters of media freedom, digital rights, climate change, socio-economic inclusion, and responsible and sustainable business models.

Government Contract Wins

Are you a charity or social enterprise actively seeking government contracts? If so, this deep dive training course will help refine your processes and increase your chances of success.

Mental Health Series – Strategies for self care

Are you working with vulnerable young people and/or adults? This session will explore how you can manage this work and take care of your own mental health and wellbeing as well.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Governance pit-falls and how to avoid them

Sometimes learning from mistakes can be very valuable. Drawing on recent case studies, this session will highlight what can happen when governance goes wrong and lessons to be learned.

VAT recovery and charity reliefs

Do you want to understand VAT better and know what VAT you're able to recover? This session will discuss the VAT recovery rules for taxable, exempt and non-business activities, how these are applied, and the challenges this can present. Additionally we will review some of the Charity VAT reliefs and the qualifying conditions for these.

Accounting update for charities

What do upcoming changes in accounting standards mean for your organisation's accounts? Join this session to learn what you need to know about regulations to prepare your accounts properly.

Southwark Thriving Together – ‘Speak, Share, Learn’ events

This networking and training session will bring together organisations that want to develop their work with disabled young people in Southwark. It’s a space to connect, share best practice and develop the skills and knowledge needed to create more inclusive relationships and environments.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This accredited training session will help you to build knowledge and confidence around inclusion of children and young people with vision impairments into your youth work.

Introduction to Bid Writing Workshop

This interactive workshop will give an introduction to what Bid Writing for charities and community groups is all about, as well as sharing some top tips from experts.

Maximise your fundraising ethically

It's great to be given money for your organisation, but sometimes there are difficult decisions to take on whether to accept it. This session will explore how you can fundraise within your charity’s values and while meeting regulatory standards.