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Summer Workshops on Finance and Fundraising

Join us this summer by signing up to one of our exciting workshops related to 'Finance and Fundraising'.

Explore our finance-related workshops, focusing on grants, finance reporting, budgeting (e.g. core costs), and cost savings.

You can download a PDF copy of our programme Summer workshops calendar or look at our schedule below.
More dates are to be added.
Tuesday 18th June11am - 12pm or

6pm - 7pm
Funder Q&A with Innovate Now‘Innovate Now with City Bridge Foundation’ will provide 64 London-based Black-led charities and enterprises that have an income of between 30k-50k with £12,000 grant funding, bespoke support, and £3,000 in compensated capacity building.
24th June
11am - 11:30amHow to find Grants using Community Southwark’s Funding DatabaseThis session will show you how to find funding opportunities using our funding database, including filters, sort functions and information fields.
24th June
12pm-1pmMindfulness for Staff and VolunteersTake a pause & invest in yourself with some self-care practice through Mindfulness by our in-house Wellbeing Coach.
25th June
10:30am-11:30amBuild a Case for Support: The National Lottery Fund – Awards for allAn opportunity for community groups and organisations in Southwark to learn about the grant application process and how to secure funding for your projects.
26th June
12pm-1pmNavigating your way through different legal structuresWhat are the pros and cons of becoming a CIC, CIO or a registered charity?
27th June
12pm-1pmHolding public authorities to accountA guide to BAME Communities -how you can hold public authorities accountable for eliminating unlawful discrimination and promoting equality.
28th June
12pm-1pmFinance Reporting for not-for-profit organisationsThis is an introduction to various types of voluntary organizations, their regulatory bodies, and reporting requirements. The reporting requirements vary depending on the type of organisation, level of income, and activities.
Wednesday 03rd July & Tuesday 16th July 10am - 12:30pmDeveloping a Fundraising Strategy for your organisationThis a 2 part workshop.

This course is ideal for organisations looking to identify how best to fund and sustain your organisation’s work in a challenging fundraising climate and ensuring everyone within your organisation pulls together on fundraising.
5th July
10am-11amVAT Discussion for ManagersHave a question related to VAT? Join our session with Highway Path Consultancy - a VAT expert who will explore common issues organisations face.
9th July
10am-1pmEco-tips to help your premises run Cheaper & GreenerEco-tips to help your premises run Cheaper & Greener including applying for grants that support this.
10th July
10:30am-12pmFull Cost Recovery ModelFull cost recovery means securing funding for all the costs involved in your project . Our Finance Manager will go through what costs you will need to consider - from core costs to project delivery.
Thursday 11th July10:00am - 12:30pmPreparing your Organisation for the FutureThe session for nonprofits leaders provides an opportunity to share your perspectives and learn from others and a space to start thinking about how to make a proper plan for how to future proof your organisation against both unplanned and planned changes in its leadership and management.
Monday 15th July10:00am - 1pmSE5 Neighbourhood Networking EventBringing together VCS groups in SE5 to build connections, share learning and discuss local challenges and successes.
Thursday 18th July10:00am - 1pmJourney to Better Health Outcomes for Southwark’s BAME Community Part 3TBC