Tending to your roots: Top tips to help charitable groups succeed at online fundraising

Wednesday 11 Sept 2019 from 2 - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
Cost: FREE OF CHARGE

Does your organisation want to become more sustainable and open up new income streams? Do you want to develop an engaged, larger supporter base? Do you need to raise unrestricted funding to help cover core running costs? Lauren Swain, Localgiving's Wales Development Manager, will speak about how small charities and community groups achieve these goals. | Read more and book here |


Top Tips for Funding Applications training

Thursday 3 October 2019 from 1 - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members / £50 Non voluntary sector

This half-day whistle stop tour of top tips for writing successful funding applications will provide you with the key points that funders look for when deciding who and what to fund. | Read more and book here |


Mental Health First Aid (Wales) training

Wednesday and Thursday, 9 and 10 October 2019 from 9.30am - 3pm 
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £45 BAVO members / £63 Non BAVO members / £90 Non voluntary sector

Our two day training course is for anyone (including the public, employers, managers, frontline staff and volunteers, prison and custody staff, police, NHS staff, Jobcentre Plus staff) and improves your understanding of mental health.
| Read more and book here |


Link Up Project Trustee/Committee member FREE workshop:

Your roles and responsibilities as a Committee Member (legally a Trustee!)

Wednesday 23 October 2019 from 5 - 8pm
Bryncethin Community Centre, Bryncethin Rugby Ground, Bridgend, CF32 9YF
FREE to all BAVO members and Link Up Project partners.

This course is for committee members/ trustees of voluntary, community and charity groups and organisations.  No matter how long you may have been in the role everyone should refresh their knowledge and awareness.
| Read more and book here |


All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training

Thursday 21 November 2019 from 1 - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members/ £50 Non-voluntary sector

Our course is for volunteers and staff in the third and statutory sectors which aims to raise awareness of safeguarding generally.  | Read more and book here |


Taking minutes at meetings training

Friday 24 January 2020 from 9.30am - 1.30pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members/ £50 Non-voluntary sector

This half day course will help you to feel more confident about taking minutes at  meetings by looking at essential preparation, practical tips and tools, how to use agendas, deciding what to write down, and the stages of taking minutes.
| Read more and book here |


Presentation skills training

Thursday 13 February 2020 from 10am - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £35 BAVO members / £55 Non BAVO members/ £70 Non-voluntary sector

This one day course is for anyone who would like to feel more confident about giving a presentation. It will look at planning and structuring a presentation, knowing your audience, top tips, how to deliver your message effectively and how to deal with nerves. Please note this course is about the communication skills of preparing, structuring and delivering a presentation, NOT about how to use IT, e.g. powerpoint. 
| Read more and book here |


BAVO offers high quality training YOU want, where YOU want it, at a price YOU can afford

We can tailor our training to meet your organisation’s needs (large or small), offering advice and support to your staff and volunteers including trustee away days.

We also offer informal learning through development support for new and small groups and for larger organisations facing change or challenge.

Training is delivered at convenient accessible venues across the county borough and we can provide specifically tailored training courses for and behalf other sectors or agencies outside of the third sector.


Contact us

For further details, contact BAVO, T: 01656 810400 or E: [email protected]