Providing quality training for VCSE organisations
Our experienced trainers can deliver a range of courses and workshops to meet your training needs.
We also work closely with other local training providers to ensure that voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations can access high quality training opportunities.
Red Zebra training
for VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) sector organisations
Do you have a group of staff, volunteers or trustees who need some training? We can offer bespoke training courses, tailored to your needs and delivered at your premises, on a range of topics including:
Setting up a group
Choosing an appropriate legal structure
Writing a governing document
Registering with the Charity Commission or Companies House
Running your group
Forming a management committee
Roles and responsibilities of committee members including officers – chair, secretary and treasurer
Legal duties of charity trustees and directors of charitable companies and CICs
What is governance?
Trustee roles, responsibilities and liabilities
Charity finance for trustees
Measuring and managing risk
Governance or management?
Find a Funder
Different types of funding available to community organisations
Matching your project to a funder - different funders’ criteria and how they fit with your group
Examples of available funding streams and where to start looking
Things to think about before you apply
Writing funding applications
Planning your application
Gathering and presenting evidence – why is your project needed?
Outcomes and impact – what difference will you make?
Tips and hints / dos and don’ts.
Recruiting and retaining volunteers
Making sure your organisation is volunteer-ready – volunteer policy, agreements, induction
Writing interesting and attractive volunteer role descriptions
How and where to recruit
Developing a volunteer recruitment process
Supporting and supervising volunteers
Planning for financial sustainability
Developing a funding strategy and the importance of planning
Full cost recovery – what it is and how to achieve it
The sustainable income spectrum – income options available to voluntary and community organisations
Generating your own income
Basic business planning
The benefits of having a business plan
The process of business planning
What to include in your plan
Tailoring a plan for your needs
Contact us today to find out more:
call Sue Tucker on 01227 262313 or email email@example.com