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Short Courses

We offer workshops throughout the year to provide voluntary and community groups with tools to help them develop and grow.

Workshop sessions are three hours long and are delivered in an informal, relaxed atmosphere with a maximum of 10 learners per session.

The following sessions are available:

introduction_to_managing_a_group.doc (28KB)

how_to_run_effective_meetings.doc (31KB)

managing_your_group_money.doc (28KB)

introduction_to_funding.doc (29KB)

fundraising_for_your_group.doc (24KB)

introduction_to_social_enterprise.doc (25KB)

essential_policies_for_your_organisation.doc (31KB)

introduction_to_fundraising.docx (15KB)

introduction_to_community_fundraising.doc (29KB)

introduction_to_corporate_fundraising.doc (25KB)

how_to_improve_your_bid_writing_skills.doc (28KB)


  • FREE for Voluntary and Community Organisations in Derby City
  • £25 for Voluntary and Community Organisations outside Derby City
  • £50 for Statutory partners/Individuals/Private Companies 

For more information and to find out dates of upcoming workshops email or call 01332 227738.

Please let us know if there is an area you are interested in learning about and we will try to design a workshop.