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Capacity Building

The Selwyn District Council is committed to building community capability and capacity within our District. We look to support our local not-for-profits, community groups, organisations and clubs by offering support in developing their skillsets to help them operate in our district.

If you would like to receive email updates on future capacity building opportunities, please submit your email address below.

Calendar of Events

Volunteer Management 101: 19 November, 5:30pm - 7:30pm, Lincoln Event Centre

Sport Coaching Fundamentals: February - March 2020

Committee Fundamentals: February 2020

Selwyn Funding Bootcamp: March - April 2020

Social Media: April 2020

Guide to Good Governance: May 2020

Marketing your Organisation: June 2020

If you'd like to Register your interest for one of these events, please fill out your details in the link below;

External Links

Volunteering Canterbury

Through this link you will find a number of free resources that will assist on all things volunteering. These resources will can help you whether you are a volunteer yourself or a manager/leader of volunteers.

The topics covered are Volunteer Management, Not For Profit Management and other articles of interest.

Generosity NZ is the largest digital search facility for funding information in Aotearoa. They have created three search tools that connect people to funding opportunities.

Selwyn District Council Libraries have free access to this useful tool. If you'd like to know more about the funding options available for you or your organisation, head down to one of the local Selwyn Libraries and give this tool a go.

Useful Resources

The Selwyn Event Planning Guide [PDF, 8019 KB] is designed to help you plan your events. This Event Planning Guide is partnered with Event Planning Resources, a book full of checklists and forms that will act as useful tools when you're planning your events. Together, this toolkit takes the stress out of event planning and provides you with a step-by-step guide to success!