Small Charity Week – free webinars, training and learning

Author's position
RVA Advice Service Manager
Article date
14 June 2021
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

It’s annual Small Charity Week (SCW) and an opportunity for small charities everywhere to celebrate their impact. SCW is an initiative that the Foundation for Social Improvement (the FSI) started over 12 years ago to put a spotlight on the amazing work of small charities. There are a number of free webinars and learning opportunities that you can gain access to this week:

Monday 14 June: Small Charity Day

The opportunity to shout about all the amazing work your charity does. Access free resources for social media here.

Tuesday 15 June: Big Advice Day

Free webinars and 1:1 advice sessions with sector experts, including IT experts, investment experts, guidance on charity reserves, and a beginner’s guide to cyber security in small charities. Book online here

Wednesday 16 June: Policy day:

Free session with NCVO on how to influence local elected officials. Book online here

Thursday 17 June: Fundraising Day

Two free webinars on fundraising topics: a Q&A with the Fundraising Regulator and a session on stabilising and diversifying your income. Book online here.

Friday 18 June: Small charity, big impact day

Free learning webinars form Social Value UK and the Eden Project on how to demonstrate the impact your charity makes. Book online here.

Upcoming online RVA Training for trustees and managers of Reading charities and community groups:
  • Inclusion training, Thursday 17 June 1.30pm-2.30pm.  If you are thinking about inclusion in your organisation, have started the journey or would like to know where to go next, this training can support you. Book online here
  • Trustee Training,  Tuesday 6 July 5.15pm- 7.45pm. Trustees play an essential role in our society, making our charity sector work. It’s a hugely rewarding role but it’s not always easy to get all the information you require to be sure you are carrying out your role as effectively as possible. This training will help give you an overview of what’s expected of trustees as well as providing a networking opportunity with your fellow trustees from the area. Book online here