Dec 31

Holloway Art Lending Library

Promoting the work of local people, Holloway Art Library have a display at Resource for London of art work which can be loaned. The next lending session will be held from Friday 9th June to Sunday 11th June between 10:00am - 4:00pm.

Click here for more information.

9:00 am09:00

The Charity Commission Event

The Charity Commission is hosting an event for recently formed charities, working internationally to discuss the complexities faced by charities operating overseas.




9:00 am09:00

Enhance BME Fundraising event (ROTA and Black Fundraisers –UK)

This is a BF-UK AVOCADO training course run in collaboration with ROTA
This workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to develop or improve their community and events fundraising programme. in addition, the course will enable those working
with fundraising volunteers to effectively recruit, manage, motivate and
retain them, ensuring you get the most from this invaluable resource.


9:00 am09:00

Involving Users in Developing Health Information

PIF is delighted to be holding an event on Involving Users in Developing Health Information, on Wednesday 17 May 2017, in London.

The event will share practical case studies and learning, and will support participants to consider:

  • Understanding user needs
  • How to involve users at each step of information resource development
  • How to involve disadvantaged groups, and/or go beyond talking to the most engaged users
  • Taking a co-production approach
  • Different methods for engaging and seeking feedback from users

Click here for more details.

9:00 am09:00

Create Boulevards Holloway Mini-Charrette

You are invited to the Create Boulevards Holloway Road Community Charrette. 

Create Boulevards is a campaign to promote the beautification and intensification of London’s arterial roads with community and stakeholder involvement at its heart.

The Holloway Road Charrette will focus on the section between the Odeon and Holloway Road tube station. The day event will be an opportunity to share local knowledge and participate in workshops, walkabouts and hands-on planning groups to discuss key issues and help shape a Vision for Holloway Road . 

The resulting Vision for Holloway Roadwill be displayed as part of the Create Boulevards exhibition at London Festival of Architecture in June to show off the potential of London’s arterial roads to become beautified, lived-in and loved places.


May 31

Directory of Social Change Training courses

Our charity training equips you with the latest techniques and practical guidance, giving you the confidence to get back to your work and make a real difference for those you're there for.

Business and Strategic Planning – 22 May


This course will show you how to create an effective business or strategic plan for your organisation. You’ll learn how to think strategically, beat common problems and lots of practical business planning techniques. Plus, how the plan can be used internally and externally.

Managing Volunteers - Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) endorsement available – 22-23 May


Charities are dependent on their volunteers. But how do you ensure you recruit the right ones, with the right skills, and then nurture them so they feel rewarded and stay? This complete course takes you every step through volunteer management, covering every aspect of the vital skills needed.

Crowd Funding for Charities – 24 May


Crowd funding has been one of the most successful new ways of making money for charities in recent times. Lots of organisations have raised funds for important projects, simply by asking people to invest online. How can you join them? This workshop will answer that question and many more, giving you the tools and techniques you need to harness this new form of fundraising.

Bringing out the best in your board without breaking them – 31 May (AM)


From determining what level of information to communicate and how to engage them in effective decision making – it will be you who can make or break your board. This half day seminar, led by DSC’s CEO, looks at common mistakes, how to manage personalities and how to keep operating at a strategic level.

Getting the paperwork perfect – 31 May (PM)


This seminar is going to talk you through how to get that virtual communication with your board right – from agendas to minutes, to reports to management accounts. This seminar will help solve a lot of whinges. The session will be led by DSC’s CEO Debra Allcock Tyler.

Jun 29

Directory of Socail Change- Charityfair

We’ve refreshed and packed our programme with brand new content to address the latest trends and challenges you face. Take a look at the full Charityfair programme, with full details on each of the 18 Learning Labs, covering fundraising, governance, leadership & management and marketing.

Charityfair website page: https://www.dsc.org.uk/event/charityfair2017/

Charityfair pdf programme: https://www.dsc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Charityfair-2017-12-changed-for-online.pdf


Apr 27

Directory of Social Change Training courses

Our charity training equips you with the latest techniques and practical guidance, giving you the confidence to get back to your work and make a real difference for those you're there for.

Support and Supervision of Staff 1 4 April

The course covers some of the key stumbling blocks for those new to people management, including defining your role, performance management and what to do when things are going wrong.

Managing for Managers 24-26 April

Sign up for this 3 day course for an in-depth look at what management means, how to improve, and get the best from your team.

Introduction to Digital Marketing 27 April

This one-day course offers you everything you need to know to gain an overview of all types of digital communications and how to use them to your organisation’s advantage.