Training offer

Hackney CVS runs a range of training opportunities to meet the needs of the local local voluntary and community sector.

With over twenty years experience supporting community groups and charities, we are expert at producing useful and engaging training courses and workshops.

Mohammed Mansour, VCS Development Manager says: We are continuously improving our offer based on what we learn from you about your organisational needs. This helps us tailor our training to support you to achieve your organisational goals and objectives, such as meeting safeguarding requirement or raising funds. 

In partnership with the Hackney Council we deliver a very popular workshop on ‘How to Apply’ to Hackney Main Grants.

Zebina Myrie, Training Coordinator says: It’s important for us to produce a programme that’s responsive to the sector. We would like to encourage groups to get in touch and share their opinions on our programme.  

Please see the list of our current training below. For further information contact Zebina:


Training in September
GDPR – Getting it Right!
This intensive workshop aims to provide you with in-depth knowledge on how to be GDPR compliant. This includes how it should be applied in practice and the importance for data controllers and data processors holding personal information to ensure that correct frameworks and systems are in place. Date: 4 September. For further information or to book click here.

Writing better funding bids 
Writing a funding bid is a time-consuming business and, with more organisations chasing shrinking sources of support, it’s important to get it right first time. Come along to this training to find out how you can write bids that will put you ahead of the rest. Date: 5  September. For further information or to book click here.

Health and Safety at Work
This introductory course is for people with health and safety responsibilities in community and voluntary sector organisations, who want to learn about the rights to working in a safe and healthy environment and how to enforce these rights. Date: 17 September. For further information or to book click here.

Basic Risk Assessment 
Do you want to know how to carry out a risk assessment? Do you have responsibility for managing health and safety? This 3-hour basic risk assessment training could be what you are looking for. Date: 17 September. For further information or to book click here.

Safeguarding adults from harm and abuse
This training will allow delegates to become aware of the 6 principles of Safeguarding from The Care Act 2014 and other changes that are relevant to their role. You will also be able to explore how some adults become at risk of abuse. Date: 19 September. For further information or to book click here.

To see a full list of our training click here.

Hackney CVS is always a first port of call for training opportunities and is very valued.

Peabody Trust

Great and very informative content. The training was engaging, interesting and well run.

Mind in the City and Hackney