Training and Events – Calendar

Evaluation Workshop

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This is a 60 minutes workshop which includes an overview presentation on evaluation followed by a Q&A session.

Understanding the social, economic and environmental value created through an organisation’s activities can help secure further funding, build new knowledge, and support learning and engagement.

Focus on Funding Forum: Gift Aid with Embrace Finance

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Find out all you need to know about Gift Aid and the GASDS to make the most out of gifts and donations for your organisation.

Gift Aid and the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) should be an easy win for many small charities, but the rules and admin surrounding it can feel a bit daunting.

Community Volunteer Open Day in Shap

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Shap Memorial Hall, Main Street Shap, Cumbria, CA10 3NL

With the Platinum Jubilee and Volunteers Week, Cumbria CVS, Shap Parish Council and Shap Community CIO  are celebrating and showcasing all the excellent voluntary work that goes on in Shap and appealing for anyone interested in volunteering with local community groups and charities to come along.

West Cumbria Volunteering Fair

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Carnegie Theatre, Finkle Street, Workington, Cumbria

We’re hosting a large West Cumbria Volunteering Fair for anyone interested in volunteering.

A range of different charities and organisations will be attending to showcase the many different opportunities available.

Local people are encouraged to come along and speak directly with them to find out more, and how they can sign up to volunteer and make a difference in their local community.

Carlisle Community Groups Network

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If you are part of a not-for-profit organisation or group that supports and works for people in the local community then please register!

The aim of the Community Group network is to be an informal space for groups to come together, share ideas and support each other. Community groups have always provided a valuable service to local communities, and in recent years have been invaluable in meeting the wide ranging emergency needs in response to the pandemic. The network is an opportunity to celebrate this work, while also providing a collaborative space for peer support.

Cumbria CVS Fundraising Champion Volunteer Recruitment Event (Online via Zoom)

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Cumbria CVS is recruiting and training a team of Fundraising Champions to place in charitable and community organisations around the County.

Do you want to make a difference in your community?  Are you interested in learning new skills?

Would you like to become a Fundraising Champion?

Fundraising Champions is a new Cumbria CVS initiative and a pilot, that aims to increase the fundraising expertise of volunteers and staff to help create a more stable third sector in Cumbria.