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Training of relevance to third sector organisations in Leeds from various providers. Note the quality of training is the responsibility of the providers. Providers can upload relevant courses via their Doing Good Leeds account.

How to Register as a Charity

15 March at 10:00am to 1:00pm, 2017
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description This half day session will help you to understand the process of completing an online application to become a charity, what the requirements are and when you need to complete this process.
Venue Stringer House
34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes Identify whether you meet the public benefit test necessary for your application. Understand the benefits of registering as a charity. Enable you to ask questions and get support to prepare you for the online application process.
Suitable for Any voluntary sector group who will be thinking about registering as a charity in the near future, you will need to be near the income level of £5k per year.
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Cost VAL Essentials £32 Other Third Sector - £40 Statutory & Commercial - £55
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description This half day session will help you to understand the process of completing an online application to become a charity, what the requirements are and when you need to complete this process.
Venue Stringer House
34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW.
Learning outcomes Identify whether you meet the public benefit test necessary for your application. Understand the benefits of registering as a charity. Enable you to ask questions and get support to prepare you for the online application process.
Suitable for Any voluntary sector group who will be thinking about registering as a charity in the near future, you will need to be near the income level of £5k per year.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £32 - Other Third Sector - £40 Statutory & Commercial - £55
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description
  This session will help charity trustees to fully understand what they need to know and what they need to do. Charity trustees are the people who share ultimate responsibility for governing a charity and directing how it is managed and run. They may be called: trustees, the board, the management committee, governors, directors or something else but they all have specific duties and responsibilities.
Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
34 Lupton Street Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Role and Responsibilities of Trustees Overview of charitable status and what this means for trustees Legal Duties of Trustees Understanding collective responsibility and conflict of interest Good practice and working effectively Where to go for more help and advice
Suitable for Suitable for: trustees (or anyone responsible for managing and running a charity) of charitable organisations including registered charities and CIO’s.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60
Provided by Sheila McKechnie Foundation
Description

The Introduction to Social Change and Campaigning workshops are designed for those interested in social change and change making. It is for people new to campaigns or who have found themselves campaigning by accident and who want to know more.

Venue Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre
Bennett Road Leeds LS6 3HN
Learning outcomes Understand more about how change happens Know more about what they and their organisation can do to bring about social change Better understand the process of campaigning Be able to design an effective campaign Know more about effective campaign strategy Understand power and how to influence others Know how to define key messages Have the skills to breakdown audiences and know how to communicate with them, including digital campaigning and working with the media know more about local and national government systems Meet other campaigners, develop their professional network and receive peer support.
Suitable for Participants will already be involved at a basic level of campaigning or are just about to get started – whether you are challenging local authority social care changes or protesting against climate – if you want practical information about the next steps, then this workshop is for you.
How to book To book your space at the training, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-social-change-and-campaigning-leeds-tickets-44985144779
Cost While we want to ensure that we can continue to provide sustainable support to grassroots campaigners for free, we ask those individuals and organisations who can afford it to pay a fee (although this is still heavily subsidised). The fees are as follows: The following fees apply to staff AND volunteers:Large organisations (charities with a turnover of more than £5m; Local Authorities and private sector): £120 for half-day workshops / £260 for full day workshopsMedium organisations (turnover between £500k – £5m): £80 for half-day workshops / £200 for full day workshopsSmall organisations (turnover between £100k – £500k): £40 for half-day workshops / £130 for full day workshopsVery small organisations (turnover less than £100k): £20 for half-day workshops / £60 for full day workshopsIndividuals (this ticket type is for individuals who are NOT affiliated to an organisation or campaign group): £10 for half-day workshops / £30 for full day workshopsIndividuals (unwaged/students/low income) and grassroots groups with NO funds: FREE (please note, we cannot cover travel or other costs you may incur in attending)
Provided by The Foundation for Social Improvement
Description

The FSI's popular small charity training is back in York on 6 December, with support from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Explore 4 different courses covering topics including corporate relationships, demonstrating your impact and trustee responsibilities.

These courses are heavily subsidised and fill up fast, so book now:

https://bit.ly/2OwAy3p

Venue Friargate Quaker Meeting House
Lower Friargate, York YO1 9RL
Learning outcomes This varies from course to course. Please visit our website for more information on individual learning outcomes.
Suitable for Small charities (those having turnover under £1.5m). Full info on eligibility on our website.
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Cost £7.50 for a half day course. £15 for a full day course. A deposit scheme is in place.