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September 2021

Board as Employers

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Taking on employees is an exciting opportunity and a big step if you are a previously volunteer-run charity. It is important to understand what responsibilities your charity has as an employer so you can make sure your employees have work conditions that are fair, lawful and safe. In this session we will cover: Legal and moral obligations for Board, Senior Officer and Staff Staff rights and benefits The employment relationship Contracts of employment Health and safety responsibilities Strategic v operational…

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October 2021

Making Better Applications

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will present key information to help improve your chances of success when applying for grant funding. We will include practical advice to help you find potential funders; outline the application process; and explain the types of information funders are looking for. The session will include a short workshop to help you create a basic Case for Support statement. Check out who can attend our sessions here For enquires, contact the GCVS Sector Development Team: sectordev@gcvs.org.uk This opportunity has…

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Creating & Using your Case for Support

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you don’t yet have a compelling Case for Support for your work – you need one! A strong and emotive case for support is a powerful tool for effective fundraising. This session will describe the main elements of a Case for Support statement and will give practical examples of how you can use it for different types of fundraising. The session will include a short workshop to help you create your own basic Case for Support statement Check out…

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Cultivating your Board

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Help your board achieve good governance The 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…

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Earning your Bread and Butter: Inspiring Ideas to Diversify Income

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Inspiring ideas to help fund core costs of voluntary groups and charities in Glasgow About this Event Do you need to generate more unrestricted core funding for your work? This event will encourage you to explore ways to EARN your income. Aimed at community groups, small charities, voluntary organisations and early stage social enterprises in Glasgow, we will inspire you to consider various options relevant to your situation. Provided jointly by GCVS, CEIS and GSEN, this event will give you…

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