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Kent In Brief - 2nd October

The VCS Newsletter



Diverse Open Doors
A range of places of worship across Kent are opening their doors to the public to celebrate Inter Faith Week 2018.

KCC Early Help and Preventative Services District Based Grant
Grants of between £500 and £13,500 are available to non‐profit organisations that have projects, innovative ideas or work streams that support meeting the local priorities for Children and Young People.

Charity Commission responds to draft Charity Code of Ethics 
Regulator publishes submission to NCVO consultation on code of ethics

Big Lottery Fund to change name in New Year 
According to the Big Lottery Fund, changing the name to The National Lottery Community Fund will make clearer what the organisation is and does, and will help players understand the difference they make when they buy a ticket, with the aim of seeing more money go to good causes

Sources: Kent County Council, The Charity Commission, UK Fundraising


What's On

09 Oct Effective fundraising workshop, Ashford

17 Oct Tendering and Procurement, Tunbridge Wells

25 Oct  Coffee and Information Project, Harvel

07 Nov Use Twitter and Instagram Effectively, Ashford

07 Nov Use LinkedIn as a Business Tool, Ashford

08 Nov Coffee and Information Project, Hodsoll Street

13 Nov Social Media Training, Whitstable

17 Nov Christmas Fayre for Martha Trust, Sandwich

30 Nov Think Outside the Box, Faversham

04 Dec Get The Most Out of Facebook, Margate

Check out what's on in your local area



This is your opportunity to influence decisions and to have your say on a range of topics:

Code of Fundraising Practice
The consultation focuses on the style, presentation, clarity and accessibility of the Code with respondents asked to feedback on a new draft of the Code
Closing date: 16th November



Deputy Operations Manager, Tunbridge Wells
Closing date: 8th October