Durham Community Action offer a range of training opportunities to volunteer led organisations and community groups.

Community Learning Courses

We regularly run community learning courses which are fully funded by Durham County Council's Adult Learning and Skills Service (ALSS) through partnership with the Skills Funding Agency.

The courses cover topics including good governance, managing volunteers, managing finance, attracting new business and managing risk. 

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Community Development Workshops

We run a programme of community development workshops based on topics we regularly receive enquiries about. The workshops cover topics including social media, protecting charity finances, safeguarding, completing funding applications and GDPR. There is a small fee for these workshops. 

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Early Years Alliance Workshops

We are working with the Early Years Alliance to run practical fundraising workshops available to all community groups working with children across County Durham covering good governance, developing a fundraising plan and practical support on completing a funding application.

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