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Promoting Collaboration rather than Competition

Roundtable Discussion – 20th September, 12.30pm – 1.45pm @ Tyndallwoods, 29 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B17 8BY following CTWM Executive Committee meeting. Collaboration between funders has been explored over the years as has fostering collaboration between appl

Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing (Briefing)

Briefing: Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing Venue: The Kaleidoscope Plus Group, 1st Floor, Hawthorns House, Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, B66 1BB Date: Tuesday 5th September Timing: arrive 12.30pm for a light buffet lunch and drinks, 1pm start, 2.30pm finish Cost: Mem

Updates on Charity Law, Finance and Investment (Seminar)

Updates on Charity Law, Finance and Investment This was an opportunity to find out how up to date you are with current issues in charity accounting, tax, law and investment. There are constant changes in these areas that can have serious implications for your charitable trust or found

Assessing the Impact of your Grant (Roundtable Discussion)

Assessing the impact of your Grant- what to consider? Wednesday 12th July 2017 Steven Simpson, Chief Executive, Harborne Parish Lands Charity and Melinda Connelly, Regional Manager, BBC Children in Need shared their approach to and experience of assessing the impact of their grants. E

Negotiating and Managing Leases (Workshop)

Joint Workshop with Ethical Property Foundation and Anthony Collins Solicitors Negotiating and Managing Property Leases: understand the ins and outs of your premises lease to help your organisation thrive, Tuesday 3rd October, Anthony Collins Solicitors, 134 Edmund Street, Birmingham

Assessing Grant Applications: What is good practice? (Roundtable Discussion)

Assessing Grant Applications: What is good practice? How, as funders, do we ensure the assessment process is fair, balanced and transparent? A facilitated discussion led by Richard Dickson, Westhill Endowment and Tina Costello, Heart of England Community Foundation was held on Wednesd

Risk, Transparency and Relationship (Seminar)

POSTPONED – Further information will be posted on a new date shortly   Risk, Transparency and Relationship – date and venue TBC Jess Middleton, BBC Children in Need, Regional Officer for the East of England will present her reflections from a Winston Churchill Trust F

Stronger Charities & CTWM AGM 2017

Charitable Trusts West Midlands Annual General Meeting and Presentation – Thursday 6th April 2017 Lord Rooker, member of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Charities was our guest speaker following the formal business of the AGM. The House of Lords Select Committee was establ

Managing and Monitoring Grants (Roundtable Discussion)

Grant Management and Monitoring Approaches – Wednesday 25th January 2017 How does your trust approach manage and monitor the progress of the grants given? As smaller trusts with limited resources and capacity, a group of representatives of small trusts shared their approach to g