Ballyhoura Development facilitates and offers a wide range of education and training opportunities throughout the year, for both individuals and community groups.

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Local Community Groups may also request training for delivery in their own community. These courses typically involve 2 to 3 sessions of approximately 2 hours each. The types of training which can be provided include:

  • Communicating the Cause: Measuring impact and demonstrating the effectiveness of your organisation 
  • Project Planning for Community Groups 
  • Influencing Policy and Decision Makers from a Community Perspective with a Community Plan
  • Committee Skills for Local Community Groups
  • Crafting Successful Grant Applications for Community Projects 
  • Digital Communications for Your Community Group
  • Data Protection for Community and Business Organisations
  • Event Management Basics
  • Getting to Grips with the Charities Governance Code
  • Developing a New Social Enterprise
  • Sustaining and Growing a Social Enterprise
  • Diversity and Cultural Awareness for Inclusive Communities

To find out about availing of any of the above courses for your community group, contact your local Development Officer.