- The Third Sector in 2011: Funding and Delivering the Big Society
- Making Commissioning Work – Collaboration to deliver patient outcomes
- Charityfair 2011 (supported by NAVCA)
- Discounted entrance rate - 2 day social media conference
- Tri Together, a triathlon uniquely designed for disabled and non-disabled people to swim, bike and run together
- Recession mapping – BAME Children and Young People
Date: Tuesday 5 July,10am - 4.15pm
Cost: Special Third Sector Rate - £150 per place
Venue: Westminster, London
For full details of the forthcoming Westminster Briefing Conference, hosted by the House Magazine, visit the Westminster Briefing Websiteback to top
Date: 6 July 2011, The Barbican, London
At ‘Making Commissioning Work’, the case for multi-professional involvement in commissioning will be discussed and analysed as to how effective it can be in improving patient care and health outcomes. Chaired by Tim Ringrose, representing the UK's largest network of medical professionals and a programme of excellent speakers including doctor representative groups, health and social care professionals and commissioning leads, this event is an essential for all those involved with and affected by the new NHS commissioning model. This event is fully supported by Doctors.net.uk Read more... or Register to attend here using Marketing Code SYS2.back to top
There are two weeks remaining to book your sessions at one of the voluntary sector’s largest annual events. Charityfair, takes place on 27-28 June at the Hotel Russell in Central London as is aimed specifically at small and medium sized charities and community groups. Organised by the sector’s best-selling training provider, the Directory of Social Change (DSC), Charityfair offers nearly 100 practical workshops and master classes covering every voluntary sector need from managing staff and volunteers to social media fundraising, from financial management to strategic planning.
Workshops start from £25 (if you book more than four). There are also plenty of FREE resources including: the exhibition area; specialised one-to-one fundraising and executive coaching sessions; talks about the Big Society and what it means for funding; how to keep your charity thriving through social entrepreneurship; and NAVCA’s award winning free workshop Empowering the Voluntary Sector. For full details and to book visit www.charityfair.org.ukback to top
Two days of engaging, inspiring and ‘must have’ knowledge for the third sector covering all aspects of innovation, developments, leading practice and strategy in digital communications and social media. Over 50 speakers including journalist and broadcaster, Jon Snow, and Media Trust founder and CEO, Caroline Diehl MBE who will chair the event. Over 300 delegates, 50 speakers and 40 presentation choices and how to workshops. View full programme.
Small Charities Coalition and Charity Trustee Networks are partners of the Third Sector Digital Communication and Social Media Convention, and through this partnership, they are able to offer some charities free or heavily discounted places to the 2-day conference in June.
- If you represent a charity that has an annual income of less than £50,000, thanks to funding from Google, you are eligible for a free place at the convention. Follow this link, complete the registration and enter the bursary code 'google'.
- If you represent a charity with an annual income of less than £250,000 then you are eligible for the exclusive Small Charities Coalition and Charity Trustee Network members rate of £100 (normal rate £349). To apply for a discounted place, follow the registration process, select the Two Day Convention Pass (first option), and enter the code SCC. Hurry because there are only 50 discounted places available.
- If your charity has an income above £250,000, check out the Third Sector Digital Communication and Social Media Convention website for their very competitive rates.
Tri Together, a triathlon uniquely designed for disabled and non-disabled people to swim, bike and run together
Date: Sunday 11 September 2011
Venue: Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London
Entry fee: £30 per person
Leonard Cheshire Disability launches Tri Together. Triathlon is not only the fastest growing sport in the world but the ideal way to create a fully inclusive sports event that aims to bring together people from all walks of life and raise funds for a great cause.
The Sprint distance triathlon is perfect for everyone from the novice to the seasoned triathlete. Indoors there is a 400m swim, a 15km cycle in Crystal Palace Park and a 5km run finishing in the Jubilee Stadium. Individuals and teams are welcome to enter and take on the challenge on their own or shared. It is an accessible triathlon with hand cycles, sports wheelchairs and tandem bikes welcome. Participants are asked to raise £220 per person or £600 for a team of three to fundraise for Leonard Cheshire to continue to provide innovative, life-changing services for disabled people to live life their way.
You can sign up for Tri Together online at www.lcdisability.org/tritogether or:
Text TRI to 80878 (standard text rates apply) or call 0203 242 0294 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
AFRUCA and MiNet have opened a short survey to map any emerging patterns and funding cuts on organisations delivering to children and young people in London, and the impact of each. Information gathered from the survey will be used to inform a report to be presented to children and young people commissioners and funders. Get more information or take part in the survey here.back to top