Opportunities for Groups
Monitoring your project with Excel: 31 March 2021
Are you a Croydon group interested in learning how to better use Excel for monitoring purposes? Why not attend this free Excel course run by CALAT for voluntary sector groups? The training will cover Creating a basic database, Basic use of formulae/functions (sum + - * /), Sorting/filtering data, Creating a chart (bar/pie). Book here
Shared Futures Conference: 14 & 15 April 2021
Calling project managers, leaders and founders who self-identify as Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) . A 2 day free conference, sessions highlights: Money4YOU; National Community Lottery Trust Network; Community Fund grantmakers give feedback; Speed networking breaking isolation of BME-led work.
Google Ad Grants Seminar Available
Ben Matthews from Empower led a special hour-long Digital Candle seminar dedicated to making the most of Google Ad Grants. The free initiative gives charities and nonprofits the chance to advertise on Google Ads at no cost. If you missed the event and would like to learn how to set up and get the most out of your account, you can listen to the full recording - and download the accompanying slides - at the Digital Candle site.
Lots going on with Croydon Libraries
Croydon Libraries have recently been awarded funding to deliver the Reading Friends project and have lots of events going on in March that you can join in with. Read more
Croydon Epilepsy Society
You can read the latest news in their Spring newsletter - find out about 'Purple Day' on 26 March and National Epilepsy Week during May -20th-25th May.
Read it here.
Croydon Refugee Centre
Read about their Befriending and Mentoring BAME Elders Project here.
Cycling in Croydon
If your feel you would benefit from a cycle hangar installed in your street to give you secure on street cycle parking email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.