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Increasing Participation in Your Project - Edinburgh 6th June

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City of Edinburgh Methodist Church

25 Nicolson Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9BX

United Kingdom

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Registration, tea and coffee from 09:30, event starts at 10:00

Many community organisations find the most challenging part of their projects is encouraging people to get involved with their project.

This workshop will help you to develop a more effective plan to promote your project and improve engagement. In it you’ll learn how to: develop an elevator pitch; have more productive outreach activities; map opportunities to link with other community organisations; improve the experience of participants in your project; write a press release and engage with the media and effectively use an variety of online platforms.

Please bring a copy of your CCF Application form to this event

Delivered by Keep Scotland Beautiful as part of the Capacity Building Programme for the CCF. The workshop starts at 10am with registration from 9.30am.


Aims of the day

During the day we will:

  • Explore a range of project tools that can be used to plan engagement activities

  • Develop an engagement strategy for your project

  • Explore how to make use of a variety of traditional and online media channels


Outcomes

By the end of the day you will:

  • Feel confident you can communicate concisely why you project is so great in a variety of media

  • Have a clear plan for spreading the word about your project within the community

  • Have a clear plan for how people can take part in your project and have a positive experience


Photography and video at this event

Please be aware that photographs and/or video footage may being taken at this event for future use by Keep Scotland Beautiful. By attending the event, participants are deemed to have given their consent to be filmed and photographed, and to any subsequent reproduction, public communication and/or broadcast of the material by Keep Scotland Beautiful and our partners. If you do not wish to be photographed or filmed, please inform a Keep Scotland Beautiful employee and everything possible will be done to avoid including you in any photograph or video footage taken.

Data Protection Act 2018

We will use the information you have given us to process your registration for this event and to send you communications about the event. We may share your details with selected partner organisations that support CCF applicants so they can send you communications about their support.

We will keep the information you have given us for a period of one year after which only anonymised data will be used for research and reporting.

Who’s this event for?

Anyone who is responsible for increasing participation in a community led project. You may be involved in marketing, outreach events, promotion, or project delivery.

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City of Edinburgh Methodist Church

25 Nicolson Square

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