Training & Capacity Building

SECAD Partnership works with communities to offer advice and guidance on project design and development. SECAD Partnership can provide training sessions to voluntary community groups and volunteers to upskill and empower them to plan and manage their projects or activities to best effect.

Training programmes may include:

  • Identifying the needs in your community and making a plan
  • Preparing applications for public and private funding for community groups
  • PR and social media for community groups
  • Insurance consideration for community groups
  • How to prepare a strategic plan for community groups
  • Roles of officers in community group
  • Holding effective meetings
  • Training for communities to establish network structures
  • Community group governance training

For more information, please contact: Nuala O’Connell at 021 461 3432 or noconnell@secad.ie

SECAD works with new communities directly and through local service providers such as Family Resource Centres to provide information and training to new communities.
Through its work in communities and interaction with community based services in towns and smaller settlements,  SECAD responds to a need for improved communication and information sharing across community groups and services.
SECAD Partnership works closely with community groups to identify and access appropriate sources for funding for your group.
SECAD Partnership has been instrumental in assisting communities to carry out community consultation programmes and research for the development of strategic plans to shape future sustainable development.

Health & Wellbeing

Community Development

Enterprise & Tourism

Environment

Managing Community Benefit Funds

Supporting Employment