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Annual Conference 2017

Collaboration and its Impact – Annual Conference 2017 @ Innovation Birmingham, Faraday Wharf, Holt St, B7 4BB on 9th November 11am – 2.30pm ( including lunch) Collaboration is being seen more and more as a means to achieving greater efficiency, effectiveness and impact for

Promoting Collaboration rather than Competition (Roundtable Discussion)

Roundtable Discussion – 20th September, 12.30pm – 1.45pm @ Tyndallwoods, 29 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 8BY Collaboration between funders has been explored over the years as has fostering collaboration between applicants.  However, historically grant making
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Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing (Briefing)

Briefing: Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing Venue: The Kaleidoscope Plus Group, 1st Floor, Hawthorns House, Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, B66 1BB Date: Tuesday 5th September The Young Minds presentation showed that nationally, there are 1 in 10 children and young peop

Updates on Charity Law, Finance and Investment (Seminar)

Updates on Charity Law, Finance and Investment This was an opportunity to find out how up to date you are with current issues in charity accounting, tax, law and investment. There are constant changes in these areas that can have serious implications for your charitable trust or found

Assessing the Impact of your Grant (Roundtable Discussion)

Roundtable Discussion: Assessing the impact of your Grant- what to consider? Wednesday 12th July 12.30pm – 1.45pm. Harborne Parish Lands Charity 109 Court Oak Road, B17 9AA Through providing grants—or other forms of investment and support—funders enable individuals, charities an

Workshop: Negotiating and Managing Leases

JOINT WORKSHOP WITH ETHICAL PROPERTY FOUNDATION and Anthony Collins Solicitors – Negotiating and Managing Property Leases: understand the ins and outs of your premises lease to help your organisation thrive On Tuesday 3rd October, Ian Parker, Property Advisor, Ethical Property F

Risk, Transparency and Relationship (Seminar)

POSTPONED – Further information will be posted shortly on a new date Risk, Transparency and Relationship –  date and venue TBC Jess Middleton, BBC Children in Need, Regional Officer for the East of England will present her reflections from a Winston Churchill Trust Fellows

Stronger Charities & CTWM AGM 2017

Charitable Trusts West Midlands Annual General Meeting and Presentation – Thursday 6th April 2017 Lord Rooker, member of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Charities was our guest speaker following the formal business of the AGM. The House of Lords Select Committee was establ

Managing and Monitoring Grants (Roundtable Discussion)

Grant Management and Monitoring Approaches – Wednesday 25th January 2017 How does your trust approach manage and monitor the progress of the grants given? As smaller trusts with limited resources and capacity, a group of representatives of small trusts shared their approach to g