Engaging the Wider Community

We hope these useful articles about engaging the wider community will help you! Building a stronger, more engaged community is one of the most important functions of a committee.


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Connecting with community groups

Connecting with Community Groups Whether you’re organising a school open day, carols by candlelight, market day, fete—even a trivia night...

‘Grandparent Superheroes’: Saving the Day with Volunteering

You should never underestimate the value of Grandparents. Here we look at a number of ways that Grandparent Volunteers can be best utilised.

What is Crowd Fundraising?

How did a fundraising appeal to make an ordinary potato salad raise over $55,000? Simple – crowd fundraising : )  ...

Guest Speakers for Students

It’s becoming increasingly popular for schools to organize guest speakers to add value to students’ education and even to assist parents in the community....

A Community Business Directory

A Community Business Directory can help your own community as well as provide an opportunity for raising some handy cash.