Online workshops

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Action-packed workshops designed around you

Online workshops

Our workshops help you develop the skills you need to progress and create change. They typically last a day or a couple of days.

  • Writing a Successful Funding Application

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: An introductory course aimed at people who would like to learn some of the core principles for writing successful grant and funding applications.

    In a nutshell: This bid writing course for charities and social enterprises will guide you through the steps that you need to take to make your organisation’s funding and grant applications more successful.

  • Sources of Funding for Charities and Social Enterprises

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone keen to explore new or alternative income streams.

    In a nutshell: This workshop empowers people to discover and attain a wide range of funding sources for their organisations.

  • Measuring Social Impact

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone keen to learn how and why to measure social impact! No prior knowledge is required.

    In a nutshell: This three-day course is jam packed full of the information that you need to measure your impact successfully.

  • Government Contract Ready

    Delivered in: Online for people living in a variety of locations across England

    Who it's for: Charities and social enterprises located in and delivering activities in England wanting to get contract ready and bid for public sector contracts.

    In a nutshell: Improve your prospects of winning public sector contracts. A one-day workshop plus self-guided online modules to support you in public procurement.

  • Measuring Social Value

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone keen to learn how to measure social value!  No prior knowledge is required.

    In a nutshell: An introduction to measuring and valuing the changes your work makes on individuals and the knock-on effects of this in their life.

  • Working with Corporates

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone keen to discover how their charity or social enterprise can work more closely with corporate organisations.

    In a nutshell: Explore how to find and create successful relationships with corporate companies that help you create more social impact.

  • Social Business Modelling and Scaling

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone looking for practical advice and tools / resources to help them scale their financial, social and environmental impacts.

    In a nutshell: This workshop will cover a broad range of integrated topics that are instrumental in creating and expanding a successful social business model.

  • Creating a Theory of Change

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone looking to bring the strategic lens of theory of change to their planning or evaluation. If you have an existing project, the course will offer the opportunity to map out your theory and gain feedback.

    In a nutshell: This workshop will explore what a theory of change is, how to construct one and best practice in conducting robust qualitative research.

  • An Introduction to Social Enterprise

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone looking to find out about social enterprise, whether starting one or just interested.

    In a nutshell: Gain a solid understanding of social enterprise, the business models, importance of being values-led and how to align these with organisational goals.

  • Winning Grants from Trusts and Foundations

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: People who have some bid writing experience already now looking to move to the next level.

    In a nutshell: This course will equip you with the tools you need to secure more funding from trusts and foundations, showing you how to identify valuable funder prospects, develop a more compelling case for support, write more impactful applications and build strong long-term relationships with funders

  • Unlocking Social Investment

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: Anyone keen to understand more about social investment and what role it plays alongside grants, trading income and other sources of finance

    In a nutshell: Get all the essential information and gain insights from expert speakers to help you take your next steps with social investment and unlock this potentially game-changing funding source.

  • Developing a Fundraising Strategy

    Delivered in: Online

    Who it's for: People who have at least some fundraising experience already, but want to develop a more strategic and sustainable approach

    In a nutshell: We’ll walk you through a comprehensive process for developing a smarter and more focused fundraising strategy, and share a number of powerful decision-making techniques.

  • Government Contract Wins

    Delivered in: Online for people living in a variety of locations across England

    Who it's for: Charities and social enterprises located in and delivering activities in England with turnover between £250,000 to £10 million wanting to improve their success at bidding for public sector contracts.

    In a nutshell: Four half-day workshops over six months in a cohort, covering opportunity mapping, bid writing, pitching and social value reporting.