Working in partnership to provide quality training

Red Zebra works with a range of local training partners to ensure that voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations can access high quality training opportunities.

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We’re delighted to be planning a new programme of training courses for local VCSE organisations. We’ll send out more details in due course but for now, here are some dates for your diary:

Setting up a group, 3rd April
Choosing structure, writing a governing document, registering with the Charity Commission or Companies House

Running your group, 24th April
Forming a management committee; roles and responsibilities of committee members; legal duties of charity trustees and company directors

Find a funder, 8th May
Matching your project to a funder; things to think about, looking at criteria, examples of available funding streams

Writing funding applications, 22nd May
Tips and hints for writing good funding applications; understanding evidence and outcomes

Recruiting and retaining volunteers, 12th June
How and where to recruit, writing attractive role descriptions, developing a volunteer recruitment strategy

Planning for financial sustainability, 26th June
Developing a funding strategy;  the importance of planning; full cost recovery; the sustainable income spectrum – income options available to VCSE organisations

Basic business planning, 10th July
Developing a business plan that sets out a clear direction for your organisation and how you intend to sustain it

Courses will take place from 10am – 1pm at Red Zebra’s head office at 124 Middle Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1BW and places will cost £30 per person.

If you have a group of people who need the training, we can offer these courses at your own premises and tailored to your specific needs – contact for more information.

Training from other providers

Saga Group

Kent charities and community groups are invited to a free session, giving an Introduction to Internet Security
Kent Innovation Centre, Broadstairs, 4th April 2019 10.30am-12pm
The session is aimed at employees and volunteers from Kent charities and community groups looking for an introduction to internet security in the workplace, including:  

  • The threat environment (social engineering/malware/phishing emails)

  • Strong passwords / task involving 5 volunteers

  • Has your email address been compromised?

  • Top 5 tips to stay safe

  • Reporting / support

  • Questions

Kindly delivered free by Saga Group
Coordinated by Stronger Kent Communities

There will also be opportunities to chat with other organisations over tea, coffee & light refreshments.

Register free here:

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