Posted: 2 November 2020
Today is the start of Trustees’ Week and there’s some great resources out there to support you and your organisation. We’ve highlighted some below. Click the orange links to find out more.
For #TrusteesWeek Getting on Board are holding 33 events across five days, covering every topic you can imagine – from anti-racism to youth leadership on trustee boards in their #FestivalOfTrusteeship
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) will have blogs, governance resources and some online events – be sure to keep a look out for them here: Trustees Week
- A FREE Governance Code webinar on Tuesday: NCVO Webinar: An Update on changes to the charity Governance Code
- A FREE panel discussion on Thursday – hear from a young trustee and experts from Charity Finance Group, Association of Chairs and others on board leadership, collaboration and financial resilience: Improving Organisational Resilience: What Trustees Need To Consider
Small Charities Coalition are running several online courses for Trustees Week:
- A session today (Monday) at 1pm on Pro Bono Week – How to work with solicitors
- A webinar on Practical Charity Governance on Tuesday for people new to being a trustee, or those thinking of becoming a trustee.
- Their popular Recruiting Trustees course online on Tuesday afternoon will cover; how to create the perfect advert for recruitment, how to write a role a description, how to create a recruitment campaign, how to address diversity, equality and equity – and provide links to online platforms and opportunities to promote your campaign.
The Foundation for Social Change (the FSI) have a series of 90-minute fundraising webinars this week – free for #smallcharities. Their interactive training cover popular topics that will help you support the future of your charity.
The Young Trustees Movement are running a webinar for people to understand the power of young trustees, understand how to approach board diversity and to take practical next steps.
Trustee Leadership Programme have a course called Asking People for Money to boost people’s confidence asking donors for funding.
Trustees new to the sector or to volunteer management, would benefit from our SKC Best Practice training in Volunteer Recruitment, Management and Retention, so they can find out what’s involved in running an organisation with volunteers. This free Zoom training on Thursday is for Kent not-for-profit groups.
For more Trustees’ Week information and events, visit: Trustees’ Week