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Salford CVS Events & Training

Our training is only available for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Salford, or those with Salford beneficiaries. If you are unsure if you are eligible to attend one of our training sessions please contact us

Training session to support you through the 'Wellbeing Grant' application process, enabling you to apply to Salford CVS for a grant of up to £1,000. Although the Wellbeing grant is available for organisations with less than £100,000 (details available from The training is for small groups who have not made a grant application before. 

31 October, 2019 - 10:00
Irlam Station

This is an afternoon session running at Irlam train station meeting rooms between 1 and 4pm. It is open to any VCSE group and no appointment is necessary although there may be waiting time.

There will be a drop in advice and information session with staff available to answer questions on a range of...

31 October, 2019 - 13:00
Irlam Station

Salford CVS would like to take this opportunity to invite you to our Trustee Recruitment event taking place, Monday 4th November, 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Forhousing, Head Office, 52 Regent Street, Eccles, Salford, M30 0BD.

In Salford there are approximately 1,513 charities ranging from large national charities, to local support groups supporting a variety of worthwhile causes; such as mature people, children, animals, homelessness, young people, mums and toddlers.

These charities are...

4 November, 2019 - 18:00
ForHousing - Head Office

The course we deliver is a Basic Awareness Course and is in line with the competencies for Alerters/Level One as defined in the Salford All Agency Safeguarding Adults Competency Framework.

We have recently reviewed the course and it now includes an exercise on the combined Safeguarding Standards for the Community and Voluntary Sector.

The Course Aims

  • To give workers in the voluntary and community sector a basic yet effective awareness of how to adequately safeguard and protect  adults

Learning Outcomes

  • Learners will ...
  • Increase...
5 November, 2019 - 09:30
St Sebastian's Community Centre

Recruiting and Managing Volunteers

Rob Jackson an international leading voice in volunteer management and published author on the subject will be delivering a 1 day Recruiting and Managing...

5 November, 2019 - 10:00
Walkden Gateway Community Room 1

Having a clear fundraising strategy is essential for financial sustainability of every charity.  This session will outline what a fundraising strategy looks like and why it is important for trustees to be involved in the development, delivery and monitoring of this strategy.


6 November, 2019 - 16:00
Salford CVS Training Room

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and should be a key governance priority for all charities, whether they work with children and young people and/or vulnerable adults or not. This session will focus on the safeguarding roles and responsibilities of trustees from a Salford perspective.

6 November, 2019 - 17:15
Salford CVS Training Room

It’s important that charities are run effectively and comply with all its legal obligations - otherwise this can lead to poor reputation, loss of funding, or even prosecution. This session will focus on the legal duties obligations of trustees and what is expected by the Charity Commission.

6 November, 2019 - 18:30
Salford CVS Training Room


The UK’s leading property advice charity the Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this property workshop for non-profit organisations in partnership with Salford CVS.

Venue: St Sebastian Community Centre, Douglas Green, Salford, M6 6ES

Date: 7th November 2019

10am - 1.30pm Workshop and Lunch (included)

1.30pm - 3.30pm Confidential 1:1 Advice Clinic

You will work with real-life case...

7 November, 2019 - 10:00
St Sebastian's Community Centre

Applying for funding is for many organisations an essential yet time consuming task. with so many guidelines and questions how do you navigate your way through it all?

In this practical session you will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence of how to write a good funding bid.


To improve confidence and skills in completing a funding application


13 November, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room

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5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 


Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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