Training Courses Available


Posted: Fri, 13th Mar 2015

There are some great training courses coming up in Sydney for community organisations, boards and staff. Courses include 'Strategies for sustainable funding', 'Introduction to Writing Winning Grant Applications" and more.

Strategies for Sustainable Funding

(Friday 10 April, 9.30am - 1.00pm)
The Strategies for Sustainable Funding seminar provides an overview of the strategies every community organisation should put in place to provide for a practical, workable, integrated, sustainable fundraising strategy. Learn how the sources of funding other than grants - donations, community-business partnerships, alumni/membership, special events - can build a sustainable future for your group.

Fee: $145

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Introduction to Writing Winning Grant Applications

(Friday 10 April, 1.30pm - 4.30pm)
The Introduction to Writing Winning Grant Applications seminar provides the answers to all your grantseeking questions. Learn the secrets for easily winning more grants for your community organisation or school, and find out how to drastically increase the number of grants you can apply for without pushing yourself (and your group) into an early grave. You will be introduced to a grantseeking process that will allow you to save time and be proactive with grant funding.

Fee: $145

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Secrets of Successful Boards

(Thursday 2 April, 10.00am - 3.00pm)
A healthy committee of management or board is integral to the success of any community organisation. This full-day course will help you understand your legal and practical responsibilities as a committee/board member, and how you can create a more harmonious, more productive and more effective working group.

Fee: $295

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Diploma of Business (Governance)

(Beginning Monday 30 March)
The Diploma of Business (Governance) is a new diploma-level governance qualification. This nationally recognised qualification is designed for members of not-for-profit boards and committees, and the CEOs and senior staff who work alongside them. The content for this course has been developed by the Institute of Community Directors Australia, an Our Community enterprise, and delivered in partnership with Chisholm Institute.

Fee: $4495

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