Introduction to funding sources (online course)

Date: 1-15 Oct, 2018

Location: Online

Region: All

Type: Training

Complete the course (approx. two hours) at your own pace, within a two week window.
FREE to ACoRP members. One person per organisation due to limited places available.

This online course from South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau is aimed at those who are completely new to fundraising and who would like to explore the different types of funding sources that would be appropriate for their organisation and projects. Please read the full course details carefully, to decide if this course is for you.

This interactive and bite-sized e-learning course will help you consider different types of funding sources appropriate for your organisations needs and capacity. You can complete this at your own pace within a two-week window.

This session will help you:

  • Explore the different sources of funding and finance for community projects
  • Consider the advantages and disadvantages of each funding source
  • Identify funding sources appropriate for your organisation
  • Think about your next steps required to explore potential funding sources (optional assignment with tutor feedback)
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Community Rail Awards 2018

Date: 4 Oct, 2018

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, 36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN

Region: Scotland

Type: Awards

The annual Community Rail Awards recognise and reward the hard work and dedication of the community rail family. The 2018 awards ceremony and gala dinner will be held in the city of Glasgow.

For more details on how to book your place at the ceremony and gala dinner visit our dedicated Community Rail Awards page.

Making work experience work

Date: 24 Oct, 2018

Location: Sheffield Hallam University

Region: Yorkshire & Humber

Type: Workshop

This workshop will be relevant for any community rail group/organisation that is interested in hosting a work experience placement or explore if it is for them. Topics will include

  • Who might be looking to gain work experience in your community and why?
  • Why might your community rail organisation host a work experience/student placement and what could you realistically offer?
  • What type/length of placement would meet the needs of your organisation and where might you advertise or recruit?
  • How can you plan for and deliver a manageable and meaningful placement?

This workshop is free to ACoRP members.

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ACoRP Autumn Seminar South

Date: 29 Oct, 2018

Location: Voluntary Action Islington, 200A Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JP

Region: London

Type: Seminar

For community rail partnerships, station adoption / friends groups, local groups and industry partners

ACoRP’s Seminars are an opportunity for Community Rail Partnerships and Station Adopters to get together for updates on the latest information from ACoRP, to swap good practice and for training.

These events are free for Community Rail Partnerships, Station Adoption / Friends groups and non-commercial industry partners (one place per organisation initially but we will accept names for a reserve list).

Industry partners from commercial organisations such as train operators may attend for £30 plus VAT. Please get in touch with ACoRP’s Events & Fundraising Manager Hazel Bonner – hazel@acorp.uk.com or 01484 481052 – for details.

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ACoRP Autumn Seminar North

Date: 19 Nov, 2018

Location: Lancashire County Hall, Fishergate, Preston, PR1 8RL

Region: North West

Type: Seminar

For community rail partnerships, station adoption / friends groups, local groups and industry partners

ACoRP’s Seminars are an opportunity for Community Rail Partnerships and Station Adopters to get together for updates on the latest information from ACoRP, to swap good practice and for training.

These events are free for Community Rail Partnerships, Station Adoption / Friends groups and non-commercial industry partners (one place per organisation initially but we will accept names for a reserve list).

Industry partners from commercial organisations such as train operators may attend for £30 plus VAT. Please get in touch with ACoRP’s Events & Fundraising Manager Hazel Bonner – hazel@acorp.uk.com or 01484 481052 – for details.

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ACoRP Annual General Meeting 2018

Date: 13 Dec, 2018

Location: The Church at Carrs Lane, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX

Region: All

Type: Meeting

Come along to the ACoRP AGM for an update on our activities over the last year, have your say on our future direction and vote for our directors. Starts 13:45. Further details available mid September.