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

North - Bite Sized Training - "Evidencing Need for Funding", 9th May 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

East Dorset - General Data Protection Regulation Training & Information Session, 10th May 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

Make your funding application '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 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

North - Bite Sized Training - "Develop a Robust Business Plan for your Organisation", 20th June 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, to help give them direction as an organisation, to help them become "fit for funding" or to strive for charitable status.Read more

Make your funding application 'Pitch Perfect', 26th June 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