Previous Events

Previous Events

Find summaries, resources, pictures, videos and much more from previous Alliance events and training courses.

Small Charities Dialogue Day

The first ever Small Charities Dialogue Day was held on the 30 May 2019 in Edinburgh. It provided an opportunity share good news stories and hear about the experiences of three small charities, based in Scotland and working internationally. It was also an opportunity to input members' views into an open and facilitated dialogue with key donors, including: the Scottish Government, Department for International Development and the People's Postcode Lottery.

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Bring your annual reports to life 2019

Rosie McIntosh from Third Sector Labs delivered training on bringing your organisation's annual report to life in Stirling on 13 March 2019. The session identified innovative new strategies to deliver reports via and showcased best practice from across the sector.

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Digital Fundraising Webinar with the Big Give 2019

The webinar gives a short overview of the digital fundraising landscape, presents the Christmas Challenge as a case study and describes how match funding can work for smaller organisations who don’t have established fundraising or finance teams.  

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Lasting Difference Web Series 2018-19

The Lasting Difference toolkit is a guide for third sector organisations to strengthen sustainability and impact. This web series facilitated by Wren & Greyhound's Graeme Reekie and Laura Lebec covered: Improving participation & partnership; Income Generation; Innovation & Improvement; and Monitoring & Evaluation.

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Safeguarding Question Time 2019

The Alliance hosted ‘Safeguarding Question Time’ on Thursday the 21st of February 2019 at The SCVO Gathering in Glasgow.

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Small Charities Challenge Fund Webinar 2019

Guest speakers from Mannion Daniels and DFID shared information and advice on making a successful application to the UK Aid Direct Small Charities Challenge Fund.

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Using video to tell your story 2019

Dan Slee from Comms2.0 and Steven Davies from Filmcafe Ltd. delivered training on using video to tell your story in Edinburgh in both August 2018 and January 2019.

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The Alliance AGM 2018

This event brought together Alliance members from across Scotland to join our annual general meeting on 5th of December 2018, to see the launch of our Safeguarding Package and to listen to our keynote speakers; Minister Ben Macpherson and Rae McGrath.

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Round-table with Minister for Europe, Migration & International Development 1st November 2018

Notes from round-table meeting with the Scottish Government Minister for Europe, Migration & International Development on 1st of November 2018 in Edinburgh.

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Dundee Training Day 2018: Fundraising & Safeguarding

The Dundee Training Day explored innovative fundraising approaches, as well as giving an introduction to safeguarding in the afternoon. It included peer learning session with EMMS International and Scottish Love in Action about fundraising, and Jude Turbyne from OSCR appeared via videolink to discuss notifiable events.

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Developing a Safeguarding Policy Workshop 2018

The Developing a Safeguarding Policy Workshop was held on the 26th October 2018 for organisations applying to the Scottish Government International Development Small Grants Programme.

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Chris Law MP round-table 12th October 2018

These meeting notes summarise the first round-table meeting with Chris Law MP, the Westminster SNP international Development Spokesperson.

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