Meet the Funder – FirstPort

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Firstport is Scotland’s agency for social entrepreneurs, providing support to individuals starting, developing, and growing ideas into businesses with social impact at their core. We offer business support as well as funding, ranging from £5000 grants to get your enterprise up and running to £50,000 repayable grants to help boost your social enterprise growth. This […]

Free

Saltire Awards

Online

Do you have volunteers aged under 25? This short session will tell you all you need to know about the Saltire Awards – a Scottish Government backed award which celebrates young people’s volunteering. Through the award young people aged between 13 and 25 can gain certificates for their volunteering. This workshop will be held on […]

Free

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Recruiting Volunteers

Online

Is your organisation looking to recruit volunteers? This session looks the recruitment process and the value of role descriptions to help ensure organisations recruit the right person for the right […]

Free
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Cyber Resilience

Online

Free Cyber Resilience training available for individuals working for organisations in the Third Sector in Dumfries and Galloway. About this event The aim of the one-hour session is to enhance your knowledge in the following areas: Password security Scam/ phishing emails – how to spot and what to do Device security Making small changes can […]

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Meet the Funder: The National Lottery Community Fund

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Funding Officers from The National Lottery Community Fund, Kirsty Wilson and Neal Bennison, would like to meet third sector groups interested in applying for funds from National Lottery ticket sales. They will provide an overview of current funding programmes and talk through the Fund’s Three Approaches, which apply across all programmes: People-Led, Strengths-based, and Connected. […]

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Meet the Funder: The National Lottery Community Fund

Online

Funding Officers from The National Lottery Community Fund, Kirsty Wilson and Neal Bennison, would like to meet third sector groups interested in applying for funds from National Lottery ticket sales. They will provide an overview of current funding programmes and talk through the Fund’s Three Approaches, which apply across all programmes: People-Led, Strengths-based, and Connected. […]

Free
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How To Write a Successful Funding Application

Online

This workshop will show you how to prepare for writing a funding application, so you are able to respond to opportunities quickly and efficiently. This workshop will be held on Zoom and is open to third sector organisations based in Dumfries and Galloway. Tickets are limited so please book only if sure to attend. If […]

Volunteer Friendly Award

Online

Volunteer Friendly is a quality standard which demonstrates how a volunteer involving organisation values and celebrates its volunteers. This short session is an introduction to the award. This workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be sent a link to attend upon booking. If you have not received a link prior to the […]

Free

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway Volunteering Forum

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An opportunity for anyone who manages or supports volunteers across the region to get together and share best practice. This session will be held on Zoom and you will be sent a link to attend upon booking. If you have not received a link prior to the event, please email info@tsdg.org.uk Places on this event […]

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Introduction to Equality and Diversity

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This session delivered by the DG Equalities Partnership will explore unconscious bias to allow participants to understand how prejudice is experienced whilst looking at the legislation that protects against discrimination. The session will get participants thinking about what they can do within their organisation and community to increase inclusivity and challenge inequalities. This workshop will […]

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Welcoming Volunteers

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An opportunity to think about the importance of new volunteers feeling welcome to your organisation and why having a good induction process helps a new volunteer feel supported and valued. The session looks at the benefits of volunteer agreements and how they can help everyone understand their role within an organisation. This workshop will be […]

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Setting Outcomes and Indicators

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Understand what outcomes and indicators are and how they can help you to explain the difference your work makes to your beneficiaries. About this event This workshop will be held on Zoom and is open to third sector organisations based in Dumfries and Galloway. Tickets are limited so please book only if sure to attend. […]

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Making Social Media Work For You

Online

Social media is a jungle with so many platforms and so many options within those platforms to choose from. Are you a social media novice but don’t want to miss out on the opportunities it can offer? Join us for a beginner's look at the big hitters in the social media world to give you […]

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Financial Management for the Third Sector

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This workshop will help you make valued and informed decisions on how to manage your charity's finances and will include statutory reporting, helping you to effectively govern your organisation. Delivered by David Link, Consultant, the workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be sent a link to attend upon booking. If you have […]

Free

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Recruiting Trustees

Online

As part of good governance all organisations need to recruit new trustees on a regular basis. This session will help you understand why having a good recruitment process and clear role descriptions in place can help with recruitment and why skills audits can help organisations identify gaps in their governing body. The workshop will be […]

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Working with and supporting volunteers

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Time to think about the importance of volunteers feeling supported by the organisation. The session looks at methods of support organisations can put in place to make everyone feel valued and how to deal with difficult situations, which may occur during volunteering. The workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be sent a […]

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Evaluating Impact

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This workshop will take you through the different evaluation methods available and how to understand and evaluate your impact. The workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be sent a link to attend upon booking. If you have not received a link prior to the event, please email info@tsdg.org.uk Places on this event […]

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Introduction to Managing a Community Asset

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This session is aimed at those with responsibility for managing and developing a community asset. The session will cover: 1. Managing and marketing your facility and events 2. Risk management 3. Long term maintenance planning 4. Recruiting and supporting your volunteers. The workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be sent a link […]

Free
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How To Hold Effective and Engaging Meetings

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This workshop will help improve how effective and engaging your meetings are and will include tips on how to engage with everyone either on screen or around the table. Delivered by David Link, Consultant, it will help improve how effective and engaging your meetings are and will include tips on how to engage with everyone […]

Free

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The Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector

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This workshop will guide you through the core principles of what good governance should look like for your organisation. The workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be sent a link to attend upon booking. If you have not received a link prior to the event, please email info@tsdg.org.uk Places on this event […]

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