Small Charity Week

Small Charity Week (17th – 22nd June) is the biggest event in the small charity calendar, providing free
initiatives, competitions and support over six days for charities or local community organisations with an annual turnover under £1 million.

Surrey Community Action is participating in Small Charity Week with two FREE events.

Tuesday 18 June – FREE Fundraising Surgery

Astolat, Coniers Way Guildford Surrey GU4 7HL

One-to-one appointments are available with our Head of Communities and Development, Nick Bragger specialising in fundraising and project development to:

  • help you identify relevant funding sources for your project or services
  • explore alternative funding and fundraising techniques
  • plan next steps for your fundraising

Strictly appointment only. To book please email

Saturday 22 June – Setting up a CIO

9.30 – 12.30 Astolat, Coniers Way, Guildford Surrey GU4 7JY

Have you formed a new group that you want to register as a charity?
Do you want to convert an existing charity into a new Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)?
Do you want to explore whether your charity’s trustees are protected from personal liability?
Do you want to modernise your Constitution?

If the answer to any of these questions is ‘Yes’, then sign up for our FREE training on Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO) and find out what is right for you.
The training is ideal for trustees, small charities and local campaigners who want to seek a modern and secure way to operate their charity.
If you are a trustee of a Community Building, a Voluntary Car Scheme, or another grassroots charitable or campaign group, come along a explore how to become a CIO.

The training will cover:
 What is a CIO?
 Is a CIO right for us?
 CIO Structures and Options
 Pros and Cons of CIOs
 Step by Step of how to do it

Click here to book.

About Small Charity Week

Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and the rest of the world.

Small Charity Week is brought to you by the Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI), who with the support of partner organisations ensure the work of small charities is recognised and celebrated.

Events include:
I Love Small Charities Day: Social media competitions to win funds for your charity.
Big Advice Day: Free advice on any charity topic of your choosing from experts across the sector and
business leaders.
Policy Day: Local and national events to support engagement between small charities and policy makers and influencers.
Fundraising Day: Take part in competitions and initiatives to raise vital funds for your small charity and join the Fundraising Conference to improve your knowledge on fundraising topics.
Small Charity Big Impact Day: Entries to the Small Charity Big Impact Awards have now closed, keep an eye out for information on the winners.
Celebration Day: Get involved and run an event to help raise awareness of and celebrate your amazing

The FSI is calling on all small charities to get involved and engage with the activities available. Check the
website now as some deadlines are fast approaching. See for more information and follow @SCWeek2019 on Twitter for the latest news

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