OrgBuilders

OrgBuilders 2022

Strong and resilient organisations are the foundation of lasting social movements. This year-long programme of coaching, practical support and guidance and structured peer support, supplemented by our detailed toolkits, will support you to identify your organisational goals and priorities and put them into action. It is designed for social justice organisations at early and growth stages or those in a period of transformation who are looking to make changes and improvements to ways of working.

For a breakdown of the different elements of the programme and a timeline of the year, please see this document.

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Deadline to apply

July 18, 2022

This programme's applications are now closed. Check back later to apply for the next round.

Key outcomes

  • To develop foundational knowledge of values-based, anti-oppressive approaches to strategic and organisational development
  • To build confidence in leading on strategic and organisational development within your organisation, putting these principles into practice
  • To support organisations to identify and achieve their goals, providing a safe and supportive base for experimentation and growth

Who is this training for?

We’re looking for leaders of social justice organisations, either in emerging or early stages or in a period of transformation. In line with our principles of collaborative leadership and shared power, we invite two applicants from each organisation, who will work together throughout the course to take their learning from OrgBuilders forward into their organisation.

We will be holding two Q&A drop in sessions to offer a space for folks to ask questions and request support. The sessions will be held with the programme lead Carrie Magee and you can join any time during the call.  

Here are the details:

Wednesday 29th June, 2pm - 3pm: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83323546549
Monday 4th July, 6pm - 7pm: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83513468758

How long is this training?

This programme takes place over 12 months and consists of coaching, training and peer support.We estimate a time commitment of about 1-2 dyas a month for attending coaching and taking your learning and reflections forward into your organisation, plus additional time to attend training at the beginning of the programme plus an estimated half day peer support session per quarter.

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Application process

Application form plus follow up interview to assess the suitability of the programme for your needs.

Fees

This programme is free for grassroots and community organisations and we operate a sliding scale price for other organisations based on size and income.

Running date

Our next programme will start in September 2022, starting with 3 days of in person training from 23rd - 25th September (location TBC). Applications now open!