East Dorset - Bite Sized Training "Sustainable Funding", 6th June 2018

This two hour ‘Bite Sized’ course, led by Dorset Community Action, is aimed at voluntary and community groups and will assist you in developing a strategy for sustainable fundraising. Read more

West Dorset -"Pitch Perfect", 14th May 2018

The Dorset Funders Forum is pleased to provide the opportunity for local organisations that support children and Young People to present their project ‘idea’ to a panel of funders including BBC Children in Need, Big Lottery and Dorset Community Foundation. This event will also provide the opportunity to obtain advice and information on developing a good application and the support available locally to get your great idea funded.Read more

East - Bite Size Training "What Benefits Does Social Media Bring My Organisation?", 2nd May 2018

This two hour ‘Bite Size’ course, led by Dorset Community Action, is aimed at voluntary, community and charity groups who are new to social media. The course will give an overview of social media, why it's increasingly important and how to use it to best support your organisation.Read more

East - Bite Sized Training - "Evidencing Need for Funding", 18th April 2018

This two hour ‘Bite Size’ course, led by Dorset Community Action, is aimed at voluntary and community groups looking to develop your evidence of need as an essential part of developing a successful project.Read more

North Dorset - Free Community Networking Opportunity, 19th March 2018

This event is hosted by DCA to enable VCSE organisations the opportunity to network, share information and share good practice of the great work that you do in the Community. Groups will be able to find out about local initiatives, share common problems and exchange solutions and ideas, and to find out about the support that's available.Read more

Christchurch - "Pitch Perfect", 16th March 2018

Christchurch Borough Council and The Dorset Funders Forum are pleased to provide the opportunity for local organisations that support children and Young People to present their project ‘idea’ to a panel of funders including BBC Children in Need, Big Lottery, Talbot Village Trust and Dorset Community Foundation. This event will also provide the opportunity to obtain advice and information on developing a good application and the support available locally to get your great idea funded. Read more

Purbeck - Free Community Networking Opportunity, 15th March 2018

The opportunity to network, share information and share good practice of the great work that you do in the Community. Groups will be able to find out about local initiatives, share common problems and exchange solutions and ideas, and to find out about the support that's available.Read more

West Dorset - Data Protection Regulation Training & Information Session, 9th March 2018

GDPR aims to bring data protection practices and direct marketing (fundraising) practices up to date and ensure individuals personal data is treated with respect. But what does that mean for a voluntary, community or charitable organisation?Read more

East - Bite Sized Training - "Trustee Roles, Responsibilities and Recruitment", 7th March 2018

Designed to give trustees an understanding of what is expected of them in their role, the responsibilities they should be aware of and how to recruit new members ensuring the success and sustainability of the organisation they are responsible for.Read more

East Dorset - Bite Sized "Develop a Robust Business Plan for your Organisation", 1st March 2018

This two hour ‘Bite Size’ course, led by Dorset Community Action, is aimed at voluntary and community groups who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to write their own business plan.Read more

West Dorset - Data Protection Regulation Training & Information Session, 27th February 2018

GDPR aims to bring data protection practices and direct marketing (fundraising) practices up to date and ensure individuals personal data is treated with respect. But what does that mean for a voluntary, community or charitable organisation?Read more

Christchurch - Free Community Networking Opportunity, 27th February 2018

Dorset Community Action and the Volunteer Centre Dorset have teamed up to bring you this event that provides VCSE organisations the opportunity to network, share information and good practice of the great work that you do within the Community.Read more

East Dorset - Free Community Networking Opportunity, 21st February 2018

Dorset Community Action and the Volunteer Centre Dorset have teamed up to bring you this event that provides VCSE organisations the opportunity to network, share information and good practice of the great work that you do within the Community. Read more

Free Advice Surgery, 20th February 2018

Do you have any goals for your charitable organisation for 2018? Would you benefit from chatting these through with a Community Advisor and receiving some free advice and information?Read more