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Community Program Courses 2019/20

Programme – Our annual programme of training courses runs from April to March each year, with courses scheduled in the town centre of Basingstoke and at convenient times to minimise impact upon people’s daily schedules.

Venue – All courses take place at The Orchard, White Hart Lane, Basingstoke, RG21 4AF [Map], between 6pm and 9pm, unless otherwise indicated on the course details.

Pricing – Attendees who work or volunteer for BVA Member organisations receive access to a discounted price per person, please see individual course descriptions for more details. If your organisation is interested in becoming a member of BVA please visit

Date Course Title Go To Book
Wednesday 19th Building your Fundraising Strategy: Link
Monday 24th Writing Successful Bid & Grant Applications: Link
Wednesday 26th Successfully Attracting & Recruiting Volunteers: Link
Monday 8th Effective Trustees - Demonstrating Outcomes: Link
Wednesday 10th Effective Trustees - Induction & Refresher: Link
Monday 22nd Creating an Effective Marketing Strategy: Link
Thursday 1st Building an Effective Online Presence: Link
Wednesday 28th Effective Budgeting & Financial Planning: Link
Thursday 29th Trustee Recruitment & Retention Skills: Link
Thursday 12th The Basics of Employment Law: Link
Wednesday 18th Setting Up - Choosing the Right Legal Structure: Link
Monday 23rd Delivering More with Less - Tools for Saving Costs: Link
Monday 7th Demonstrating Your Impact and Reporting: Link
Monday 21st Developing Sustainable Income & Social Enterprise: Link
Thursday 24th Using Social Media for Awareness & Impact: Link
Thursday 14th The Effective Trustee Chair: Link
Monday 18th Good Practice in Managing Finances & Fraud: Link
Thursday 21st Maximising Digital Tools to Save Resources: Link
Thursday 5th Good Practice in Managing Volunteers : Link
Monday 9th Leadership Skills for Voluntary Sector Managers: Link
Monday 16th 'Are We Compliant?' - Legislation Awareness: Link
Monday 13th Demonstrating the Impact of Staff & Volunteers: Link
Thursday 16th Charity Law - Tips for Staying Legal: Link
Monday 20th Defining your Mission and Purpose: Link
Monday 10th Effective Trustee - Maximising Meeting Productivity: Link
Wednesday 12th Introduction to Data Protection & GDPR: Link
Wednesday 19th Writing a Compelling Case for Support: Link
Monday 9th Delivering Effective Presentations & Pitching Ideas: Link
Thursday 12th Introduction to Online Fundraising & Crowdfunding: Link
Wednesday 18th Tools for Success - Effective Partnership Working: Link
Cancellation Policy - Course fees are payable in full at the time of booking via the Eventbrite online system. All fees are non-refundable with the exception of courses which are cancelled by BVA or do not run, in these circumstances all fees shall be refunded accordingly. Bookings may be transferred to another person in exceptional circumstances, please contact us to discuss this option further where required. Additional Courses - Don’t see what you’re looking for? Missed a course or can’t attend on the date shown? Why not contact us to register your interest or let us know about training you’d like to see. We are always pleased to received feedback on future topics or where extra provision is required.

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