22 events found

Governance – The Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector

19 October 2021
1.30pm - 3.30pm

This workshop will guide you through the core principles of what good governance should look like for your organisation. Good governance matters because it underpins successful organisations. Good governance is also the best way to protect and enhance the reputation of our individual organisations and our sector as a whole. At the end of this… Read more »


The Miracle Workers Wikithon #2

20 October 2021
5pm - 8pm

HM Factory Gretna was the largest munitions factory built in World War One, straddling the borders of England and Scotland. Thousands of people worked there during the war, and research volunteers at The Devil’s Porridge Museum have spent the last few months uncovering this previously untold history. Now we want to write biographical articles of… Read more »


Governance – Financial Management for the Third Sector

22 October 2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop will help you effectively govern your organisation’s finances. Effective financial management of a third sector organisation is the responsibility of every member of its Governing Board. Sound financial management is essential to ensure beneficiaries receive the services they require, to maximise the sustainability of an organisation and to protect the Board of trustees… Read more »


Children’s Halloween Party.

22 October 2021
6.30pm - 8.30pm

There will be spooky Halloween decorations, music, food, and games. Dress up in your best Halloween costume and have a chance to win best dressed boy or girl. Entry is free, all you need to do is book your place via Eventbrite. For children ages 4-12.


Volunteering – Recruitment and Induction of Volunteers

26 October 2021
1pm - 3.30pm

The workshop aims to enable volunteer involving organisations to consider how they will recruit volunteers, what processes they should have in place and why induction is important. By the end of the workshop participants will have considered Why people volunteer. Which policies the organisation should have in place prior to commencing recruiting volunteers. The importance… Read more »

Heathhall Community Centre

Annual General Meeting

26 October 2021
7.30pm - 9pm

A new Constitution will be adopted (copy available in Centre) The Centre is run by volunteers from the Community for the Community All residents & hall users welcome

OSCR Scottish Charity Regulator

Transparency and trust

27 October 2021
1pm - 2pm

Maintaining public trust is an essential part of running a successful charity. Our recent research shows that building trust in your charity through transparency is an important factor in attracting donations and volunteers. Staff from OSCR will set out the findings of our most recent charity survey in relation to trust and transparency, and give… Read more »


Re:Dress, Dumfries Slow Fashion Show

29 October 2021
8pm - 10pm

Re:Dress, an exciting “Slow Fashion” show, will take place on Friday 29th October at the historic Theatre Royal in Dumfries, and will officially launch the new not-for-profit community project, Dumfries Slow Fashion Movement. The event will showcase stylish vintage clothing alongside customised and up-cycled clothes, and, taking centre stage, will be a collection of “Trash… Read more »


Crichton Conversation with Professor Virginia Murray

02 November 2021
7.30pm -

We once again welcome Professor Virginia Murray to the Crichton as Head of Global Disaster Risk Reduction, UK Health Security Agency. Virginia is public health doctor committed to improving health emergency and disaster risk management and was appointed as Head of Global Disaster Risk Reduction (GDRR) for UK Health Security Agency in April 2014. She is… Read more »


Outcomes, Monitoring & Evaluation – How to evaluate your impact

03 November 2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop will look at the different evaluation methods for you to use for your project and how to develop your own monitoring and evaluation plan. We will look at how your evaluation practice can assist in the learning process and be used to inform funders of your progress. At the end of this session,… Read more »


Volunteering – Recruiting Board Members

04 November 2021
2pm - 4.15pm

Workshop to help organisations consider how they recruit new volunteer board members/trustees. This event is open to third sector organisations in Dumfries and Galloway. This session will be held online. A link will be sent to you upon booking.


Meet the Funder – The Scottish Land Fund

09 November 2021
11am - 12pm

The Scottish Land Fund supports rural and urban communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and land assets. Funded by the Scottish Government and delivered in partnership by The National Lottery Community Fund and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, it offers grants of up to £1 million to help… Read more »