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Wiltshire Community Foundation Annual Funding Conference - Building Connect...

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Devizes Corn Exchange

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SN10 1HS

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We are pleased to confirm the full details of our funding conference which will take place on Wednesday 9 October; the theme of this year’s event is building connections.

Hear from national funders including The National Lottery Community Fund, Groundworks UK, Zurich Community Trust on their priorities, grant programmes and attend 2 interactive workshops.

Conference Programme

10:00 - Welcome and introduction

10:10 - Building Connections - Margaret Firth, Wiltshire Community Foundation

10:25 - Make Someone Welcome - Mary Reed, Wiltshire Centre Independent Living

10:50 - Refreshment break

11:15 - Workshop 1 – select your workshop on the day choice of A - C

12:15 - Lunch & networking

13:15 - Funders presentations

14:15 - Refreshment break

14:30 - Funding panel

15:00 - Workshop 2 – select your workshop on the day choice of D - F

16:00 - Close of day

Workshops AM

A. Fraud and how to protect your charity – James Gare, MHA Monahans

During this workshop participants will look at what fraud is and gain an understanding of the law what your organisation should be doing as well as: examine different types of fraud and the warning signs to look out for; explore cybercrime and why it is on the risk; look at real life example of when it all goes wrong.

B. Writing a successful funding application - Jane Butler, Wiltshire Community Foundation

This workshop will help you to understand what funders are looking for and how to write more successful funding applications. During the session you will explore the key principles of writing grant applications and the common reasons why they fail.

C. Thinking about safeguarding - Karen Hobbs, Wiltshire Community Foundation

The Charity Commission advises that safeguarding should be a priority for all charities, not just those working with groups traditionally considered at risk. This workshop will be an opportunity for you to think about safeguarding, how it applies to your organisation and the role that trustees, staff and volunteers play in protecting people from harm.

Workshops PM

D. How to manage risks and reserves – James Gare, MHA Monahans

During this interactive session participants will work through developing a risk register for a fictious charity. The workshop will look at the different areas to consider, quantifying risk and how risk flows through to developing a reserves policy for a charity.

E. Impact measurement & measuring loneliness - Margaret Firth, Wiltshire Community Foundation

This interactive workshop will help increase understanding of the key principles of evaluation, and explore methods, tools and approaches you can use to evaluate your activities. It will also consider the use and appropriateness of the governments national loneliness indicators.

F. What digital can do for me - Nathan Baranowski, OJO Solutions

In this interactive session, participants will explore the potential digital can offer you and your charity and share some tools and tips to help you get the most from technology, helping to demystify what digital is and helping you to take some key steps towards delivering your digital transformation needs. The session will be delivered by Nathan Baranowski, Managing Director at OJO Solutions. OJO Solutions have been helping charities and not for profits for over a decade to deliver faster, smarter and cost-effective digital solutions that build awareness and drive greater engagement with those who matter

Sponsored by MHA Monahans - MHA Monahans is one of the largest firms of independent Chartered Accountants in the South West. The business was founded in early 1900 and has continued to work in close partnership with businesses ranging from owner managed businesses and privately owned groups through to large multinational corporations with UK based activities. Our continued success is due to our commitment to providing the right support for our clients, understanding their business, speaking their language and offering a friendly constructive and pragmatic approach to the services we provide. We understand the changing and complex issues faced by charities and not for profit organisations including academy schools. We have the experience and expertise to meet your needs.

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