Pobal SSNO Programme Funding – Application deadline is 3pm, 31st January.
8 Jan 2019
Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) are inviting applications for funding from eligible organisations under the Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) 2019-2022. Details about the new programme and the application process is available on https://www.pobal.ie/programmes/scheme-to-support-national-organisations-ssno/. The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday 31st January,…
Developing effective and accountable nonprofits Seminar – 6th March, TUD
4 Jan 2019
Carmichael are participating in the ‘Developing effective and accountable nonprofits’ seminar to be held on the 6th of March 2019 (9am – 1pm) in Technology University Dublin, Blanchardstown Campus. Irish Nonprofit organisations are facing unprecedented challenges, with increased demand, difficulties in raising funds, increased regulation and reduced trust in the sector. This seminar will explore…
C.E. positions available
6 Dec 2018
View https://www.carmichaelireland.ie/about-us/vacancies/ for more information on current C.E. vacancies.
Funding from Google.org – Impact Challenge
29 Nov 2018
Google.org is contributing €1M to 15 organisations dedicated to tackling important social issues and creating opportunity for Dublin. Local nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to submit innovative proposals and 15 finalists will receive €50,000 grants, training and volunteer support from Google. Applications due December 6 2018. For more information visit https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/dublin2018.
2018 Good Governance Awards Winners
16 Nov 2018
Congratulations to all the winners for the 2018 Good Governance Awards!! A big thanks to everyone who submitted their entries this year, keep up the good work. For the Annual Report & Financial Statements Awards: Category 1 Winner – Care Alliance Category 2 Winner – Aidlink Category 3 Winner – Camara Education Category 4 Winner – CMRF…
Middle and Senior Managers, Board Members.
Prolific business thinker Michael Porter once wrote that the essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. A good strategy is clear and succinct, with a well defined scope. It boldly sets out your ambitions, but is also focused on what is most important for achieving your mission, and it is embedded in reality.
This Strategic Planning workshop will guide you through a process of reflection, critical thinking, creativity and prediction. Step-by-step, you will learn what a strategic planning process involves, what tools and techniques can help you along the way, what the end result should look like, and how to get everyone on board.
(Lunch of soup and sandwiches provided at 1pm.)
Project Teams, Senior Officers, Middle and Senior Managers.
The activities of organisations typically fall into two categories – operations and projects. Operations are ongoing – they are predictable, necessary functions – and they give a charity a solid base. Projects on the other hand are disruptive – they’re time-bound and unique – and when managed correctly, they bring about transformative change.
This half-day workshop is designed for anyone who leads or contributes to change projects within their organisation. It will help you distinguish projects from operations, it will increase your understanding of the project life cycle, and it will provide you with the basic tools and processes for designing and managing projects effectively.
Event Management Basics is designed for staff and volunteers who are responsible for planning and running events in their organisation.
This training session aims to help organisations to plan creative and engaging events. The training typically requires a half-day session and includes practical exercises and hands-on support to enhance your organisation’s events. To ensure the training is as interactive and participatory as possible, we recommend a maximum of 10 trainees for this training module.
Are you a Board member / Senior Executive Officer of a voluntary or community group? Do you need to develop or enhance your understanding of Outputs & Outcomes?
Learn to understand the terminology, aims and objectives relating to outputs and outcomes.
- Stakeholder Needs
Build a Planning Triangle
- Planning & Monitoring Performance
- Benefits of focusing on outcomes
- Outcomes in organisations
- Outcome indicators
- Measuring your progress
Understanding Monitoring and Evaluation
- Improving work with individuals
- Improving communication with current funders
- Motivating staff and clients
- Reviewing resource allocation
- Planning services
- Identifying gaps
- Reducing negative outcomes
Using the Results
- Talking about results
- Reporting on your results