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Small Charities Week

June 20 - June 24

Small Charity Week is a campaign by the Foundation for Social Improvement (the FSI) and other partners, all passionate about the work of the Small Charity Sector.

The week is organised as a series of activities and initiatives to support and raise awareness of the hundreds and thousands of small charities that, every day, make a huge difference to vulnerable communities right across the UK and the rest of the world.

Online Events & Webinars

Volunteers & the Law

20/06/22 | @11am | Free | Event

Many volunteer-involving organisations are not aware of the legal implications when working with volunteers. Our session aims to dispel myths and clarify your legal responsibilities. We also use actual case studies where volunteers have taken organisations to court, to help demonstrate bad practice when involving volunteers.

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Exploring the operating environment for small charities in 2022

20/06/22 | @11am | Free | NCVO |Webinar 

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Top Tips and Quick Wins

21/06/22 | @10am | Free | The FSI | Webinar

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Getting your small charity ready to take on its first member of staff

21/06/22 | @10:30am | Free | The FSI | Webinar

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Telling Your Small Charity Impact Story

21/06/22 | @1pm | Free | The FSI | Webinar

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Charity Risk Landscape with a focus on people risks and how an enterprise risk management approach can help

21/06/22 | @2pm | Free | Ansvar | Webinar

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Insurance 101

21/06/22 | @2pm | Free |NCVO/ZURICH | Webinar

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Project Management ‘How To’ Guide: Completing a Project Book

21/06/22 | @3pm | Free | The FSI | Webinar

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Boundaries for boards – distinguishing governance from management

21/06/22 | @4pm | Free | Association of Chairs | Webinar

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Donor Survey Magic: Transform your stewardship by engaging, retaining and inspiring your donors to give more

22/06/22 | @10am | Free | Jamila Daley Jeffers | Webinar

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Governance- what it is and how to do it well

22/06/22 | @11am | Free | Ian McLintock | Webinar

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How small charities can get started with cashless fundraising

22/06/22 | @11am | Free | Event

Given the shift to a cashless society, it’s imperative that charities of all sizes adapt and embrace cashless giving as part of their digital strategy. In this talk I’ll cover how small charities can get started with Give A Little’s free Basic Account and I’ll give you some tips on how to maximise your cashless donation revenues.

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Health and Safety 101 for Charities

22/06/22 | @12pm | Free | Law Works | Webinar

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‘Social Media Engagement for Small Organisations’ Link UP London Lunch & Learn

22/06/22 | @12pm | Free | Event

Covid-19 has driven many organisation online and to rethink how they communicate with their stakeholders and beneficiaries, and Social Media engagement is crucial to reaching and supporting those communities.

The session will cover the importance of social media engagement, strategies and tools for effective engagement.

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Ouch! How to take the pain out of trustee recruitment for small charities

22/06/22 | @1pm | Free | Getting on Board| Webinar

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Nobody Puts Finance in the Corner

22/06/22 | @1:30pm | Free | Event

An introduction to the finance function as a driver of social change
Finance as a force for good

If our aim is the redistribution of resources for a fairer society, then we need to understand how resources flow

This session is for

People who want to change the world
People who love finance
People who hate finance

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Ask the IT Experts!

22/06/22 | @2pm | Free | Qlic IT | Webinar

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DIGITAL CANDLE: Test the Experts

22/06/22 | @2pm | Free | NCVO | Webinar

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Building Connections: The Art of Successful Fundraising

22/06/22 | @3pm | Free | Nova Fundraising | Webinar

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We’re Damned if we Do and Damned if We Don’t – Charity Reserves

22/06/22 | @3pm | Free | Event

A back to basics session on:

what reserves are
why we are expected to have them and
how to structure your reserves policy

This session is for anyone who is new to small charity finance or who wants a refresh

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A Conversation about Inclusion in Charities

22/06/22 | @4pm | Free | Event

​This conversation about inclusion in charities will bring people together for a facilitated interactive discussion. It will give a space for people to explore inclusion opportunities, share fresh insights and ideas on how to promote inclusion in charities. It is a fully virtual online space and is open to everyone at no cost.

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Social Value and Collecting Data

23/06/22 | @9:30am | Free | Social Value UK| Webinar

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How to stop worrying and learn to love charity finance

23/06/22 | @9:30am | Free | Event

J​oin us for our interactive back to basics session exploring our three steps to financial resilience

We will explore
• what we talk about when we talk about small charity financial resilience
• what good looks like
• common elephant traps – how to avoid them
Come along if you are
• new to small charity finance
• want a refresh

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Painting by numbers – why and how to tell our financial story

23/06/22 | @10:45am | Free | Event

An introduction to financial storytelling:

• What makes a story compelling?
• How can we apply that to our finances?
• How confidence in financial storytelling helps build financial resilience

Who is this for?
• Anyone who has to talk about finances of small charities

What you will leave with
• Template for building your financial storyboard

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Communicating your Social Value

23/06/22 | @1:30pm | Free | Social Value UK| Webinar

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Energise Hour: Digital Advice, Guidance & Tools for Small Charities!

23/06/22 | @2pm | Free | Event

Join us as we offer support on all things tech & digital in the charity world, including the best tools to use, insight and tips. In this interactive, friendly and informal talk, we will cover the best CRM tools to use, digital maturity and digital transformation in the charity sector, followed by an advice and guidance section.

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For further information on Small Charity Week or to get involved as a sponsor, partner organisation or as a small charity, or to sign up to our mailing list contact info@smallcharityweek.com

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