Promoting your organisation to commissioners, funders and lead providers

Deborah Fisher has a diverse portfolio which includes building capacity in the Voluntary Sector around the commissioning agenda, project experience in the Higher Education sector and over twenty years public sector experience in a variety of policy analysis and management roles.

Anna Lodge has extensive experience supporting the voluntary and public sector with their communications and promotional activities. She has worked at Schumacher College, Dartington, The Refugee Council, the BioRegional Development Group, and the Institute for public policy research.

Contact us for more information and training dates:

Deborah Fisher 

Anna Lodge


Training is always a high priority for voluntary and community groups.

This  website will list training courses which are open to the voluntary and community sector in Torbay.
Scroll down for details of courses/providers and also follow the link to Available Training.

Adult Learning in Devon & Torbay – A Guide to Providers for Community Groups - follow this link to find out more


Torbay Advice Network Training Courses.

TAN supports the Advice and Information Sector in Torbay through its partnership working, signposting services and multi agency training.

Torbay Advice Network Training Courses.

For further information about courses please use the links below:   

Please use the Training booking form below ensuring you have stated clearly which course you are requesting a place with     Booking Form 

Please follow this link to our pages within Torcom or visit our own website for further information at 

Participation Works

Are you looking to increase children and young people participation in your organisation?
Building a Culture of Participation explores how an organisation’s culture can be established and embedded to support children and young people’s active and meaningful participation within the organisational infrastructure.  Read more


The Learning Curve ladder4learning
Supporting learning in the Voluntary and Community Sector

Are you looking for ways to support the staff and volunteers in your organisation?
Ladder4learning, A Learning Curve project providing a dedicated helpline  - 01225 792505 - and comprehensive website  - Read More


Voscur - Supporting Voluntary and Community Action
Voscur is a Council for Voluntary Service, which supports over 500 voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations in Bristol. We have a track record of providing low-cost, high quality, accessible training.

All courses either low cost or free. Everyone is welcome to attend. More Information


Positive Action South West
PASW provide support and training for people living with, affected by and working with sexual health issues.  Click here to download a PDF of their  latest Sexual Health Training Programme If your group is planning to deliver a training course, why not open the course to other organisations.  This may help share the cost of the course and will also provide good networking opportunities for your staff.


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