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August 2021

Making Better Applications

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

As competition for funding becomes even more challenging, this session will look at what funders want to know about your organisation, and how you can present a convincing ‘case for support’. Looking at the latest trends and research, together with hints and tips, you’ll end up feeling more confident about your applications. Check out who can attend our sessions here This opportunity has been developed, planned and will be delivered in partnership with the city-wide Glasgow Capacity Building Group including…

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Hiring for the First Time

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you hiring staff for the first time? This session is for you! Designed for voluntary organisations who are considering recruiting paid staff whether temporary or permanent, employee or worker. This session will cover all aspects of a fair and transparent recruitment process, what documents need to be in place such as contracts, staff handbook and how to successfully induct into an organisation. Check out who can attend our sessions here This opportunity has been developed, planned and will be…

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Creating and Using your Case for Support

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you don’t yet have a clear Case for Support for your work – you need one! Have you ever tried to explain what your organisation does to a stranger in a couple of minutes? Does the funding application form only allow a very brief input? In business terms it is called ‘Your Elevator Pitch’ The Case for Support is a powerful tool and critical resource for all types of successful fundraising. In this two-hour online session we will describe…

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Cultivating your Board

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This training session is suitable for Chairs and Chief Officers Managing a Board is like gardening, you need to plan ahead, there is always something that needs tending. Some things you can only do once a year, others are good governance and practice the year round. This training session will: Help improve your Board’s performance Help busy Trustees and Managers by grouping tasks by themes Help you plan an annual calendar to cultivate and develop your Board. Check out who…

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September 2021

Developing your Fundraising Plan

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whether you are developing a new voluntary organisation or have been operating for several years, this free session will encourage you to take a fresh look at fundraising. We will describe different fundraising methods; highlight recent trends in income generation; consider what motivates people to give; and discuss setting realistic fundraising objectives. The session will include a short workshop to help you conduct a basic fundraising audit. Check out who can attend our sessions here This opportunity has been developed,…

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