What’s On

Stay up to date with the latest events and opportunities for our network.

These opportunities are fully funded for organisations in the StreetGames network. If you are not yet a member of the network, please visit our Join the Network page to sign up for free.

June

24th June
Online, 11am-12:30pm

Core Funding Webinar

The webinar will focus on fundraising responses to the Cost-of-Living crisis and how to make the case for support for core costs/running costs and unrestricted income.

24th June
Online, 4-6:30pm

Youth Action

The workshop uses the Youth Action Network’s nine principles of youth action to explain how to involve young people in the decision-making and planning processes. Participants will learn how to create a personal development plan based on developing youth action in Doorstep Sport projects. The workshop also shares good practice in youth action development and delivery.

July

16th July
Online, 12-1pm

Engaging Local Politicians

In this webinar, hosted by John Downes, Development Director – Place, Youth and Sport, we will discuss why engaging with your local politician is important, how it benefits your organisation, and the most effective ways to do it.

September

19th September
Online, 10-11:30am

Workforce Competencies and Skills for Practitioners Delivering 'SportPlus'

The role of the practitioner and their relationship with the young person is central to the success of any youth intervention programme, particularly those working to prevent and reduce involvement in offending and serious youth violence. This webinar builds on academic insight from criminal and youth justice work and family and youth work together with learning from practice to provide insight about the workforce competencies and skills needed for the effective development and delivery of a secondary level Sport-Based Intervention (SBI) (also known as SportPlus).

Sustainability Training Programme

Our Sustainability Training Programme is fully funded for StreetGames network members, and is designed to equip community organisations with the skills needed to improve their own fundraising efforts, including guidance on how to apply for grants and other funds.

All of our Sustainability Training Programme webinars are detailed below. If the webinar you are interested in does not currently have a date and live booking link, please complete the Expression of Interest form and we will let you know when the next session of interest is scheduled.

Starting your Fundraising Journey

This webinar is aimed at those who are brand new to fundraising (it’s a snapshot of the Race for Investment). It takes you through a typical funding application and general top tips for writing one. If you are brand new to fundraising, or have not been successful with funding applications this is the course for you.

Budget Plan and Terminology

This webinar focuses on the budget part of an application form. It will take you through the terminology relating to budgets and applying for funding as well as top tips for completing this part of an application.

Demonstrating the Need

Are you unsure of the best way to demonstrate the need for your project? This will take you through when, what and how to use statistics and demonstrate the need within funding applications.

Race For Investment

This 4-week course is designed to offer sports clubs and community organisations (with little or no bid writing experience) hands-on support, advice and guidance. The aim is that each organisation writes a funding bid and submits with support.

Monitoring and Evaluation

This webinar provides you with some ideas and practical tools to help you monitor and evaluate your projects effectively and demonstrate the impact of your work. If you are responsible for collecting data and/or completing the evaluation, book this course!

Alternative Income Generation

There are a number of different ways to generate income. This webinar will take you through many forms in a little more detail, with a deeper dive into Crowdfunding and Trusts & Foundations.

Writing your Fundraising Plan

This webinar will look at how to write a fundraising plan for a year, different income streams and putting SMART objectives in place for your fundraising.

The below courses are designed to go into more detail on specific areas that you may want to focus your funding applications on. Ideally, you will already be confident at writing funding bids.

Small Grants

Focusing on the Sport England funding pots that are currently open, we will go through the questions asked and recommend how best to answer them. This is a great course if you are looking to go for one of the open Sport England pots.

Corporate partnerships and fundraising

This webinar goes through where to start when you would like to develop corporate partnerships to gain investment from them.

Community safety specific bids

This webinar goes through what funding you can go for to deliver a community safety programme.

Asset-Based Community Development

This webinar focuses on Asset Based Community Development and how we can use this approach to design and strengthen our community programmes. This is a great course if you are looking to reach more of your community when setting up a new initiative.

Housing Associations – Community Investment

This webinar will support you to feel confident in applying for funding from a housing association. We will look at the community investment priorities of housing associations and how to put together a strong funding bid.

We can also deliver any of our Sustainability Training Programme courses as a bespoke workshop exclusively for your organisation. Please visit our Training Menu page for more information.

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