Resilience on the ground - Policy hack! (London)

Start / End Date: 
15th March 2021 10:00 to 16:15

Resilience on the ground - Policy hack!

Do you love policies? Yes or No, this day is the chance to bring your policies and procedures to life with the support of SF&G, Capital Growth and people from other community gardens and city farms.

We will have themed talks, followed by Q&A's and surgeries, plus socialising and meeting new people. People will share insights into how policies help them run well and fundraise well.

Come and join in. All welcome.

Where: Online (Microsoft Teams)
When: Monday 15th March 2021, 10:00 am - 16.15 pm

What to expect on the day

Drop in for the topic that interests you, or stay all day.

Topics include:

  • Friendly volunteering forms that support professional boundaries.
  • How Cordwainers Grow developed a Gangs Policy and how this fits with child protection.
  • Great governance.
  • Managing risk.
  • Policies for commissioned services.
  • Developing a fundraising policy with your team including deciding who NOT to fundraise from.
  • Different ways to develop policies, from off-the-shelf to community led.

This session is open to any member regardless of location. All welcome.

Other members of the SF&G team and our friends at Capital Growth will be on hand to offer advice and there will be examples from community gardens and city farms. This is a drop-in day with short talks, lots of examples, and chances to discuss your work.

We are able to offer heavily subsidised places on this training for London members thanks to our funding from the City Bridge Trust. The event fee is £5 per person per session. If the cost might prevent you coming please email:

    All session conversations are confidential. We cannot offer professional mental health support, but can signpost to organisations who can.