Basic Governance and Fundraising Essentials for Ethnic Minority Organisations

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19 September 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

This workshop is aimed at emerging or newly established organisations who give specific support to ethnic minority communities who wish to obtain a better understanding of basic governance and fundraising essentials.

Understanding Governance – what you need to know about your role on the committee

Good Governance is essential for an organisation to be properly managed, be effective and meet legal requirements. This session will cover the basics of  governance requirements, including legal duties of trustees and the role of the committee and its office bearers.  It will also cover the key aspects of the governing document (eg constitution) to highlight the compliance requirements contained within it.

Find out more information on governance and charity advice here.

Understanding fundraising

With all forms of fundraising becoming increasingly competitive, it is vital that organisations choose the most effective forms of fundraising for their particular organisation.  Not all fundraising methods suit all organisations.  This session will provide a brief overview of different methods of fundraising, along with what you need to know to be successful in using them.

Find out more information on fundraising advice here.

We would be grateful if you would let us know if you have any particular governance or fundraising issues so that we can cover these in the session. Please include these in the 'any specific requirements' box below.

This session is open to any voluntary and community organisation representing ethnic minority interests and is free to attend. Due to the limited availabily of spaces, we would ask that there be one representative per organisation. Places are available on a first come first serve basis.

If you have any further questions, please get in touch with [email protected]




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