Formerly known as our Voluntary Sector Conference, join us for Skills Boost Day, from 10am to 5pm. Tailored for the Voluntary, Cultural, and Community Sector of Milton Keynes, the event offers CPD workshops on a range of topics, along with networking opportunities and more.


Who should attend?

If you're working in, or interested in, the Voluntary, Community and Cultural Sector, the event is a great opportunity for you to enhance existing talents, or learn new fundraising skills, that will help your community group or charity to make a bigger impact in the Milton Keynes community.

What will you get out of the event?

  • Gain valuable insights and skills through the diverse range of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) workshops.
  • Come away with practical knowledge, tools, and strategies.
  • Networking opportunities with like-minded individuals in the sector, fostering collaboration and the exchange of ideas.
  • Leave with a heightened skillset and a stronger foundation to contribute effectively to your charity or voluntary group, ultimately making a more significant impact in the community.


Workshop subject areas:

  • Grant applications
  • Inclusion
  • HCR Solicitors advice surgey
  • Networking and collaboration
  • Sector research update from the Open University
  • Engaging young people
  • Community events fundraising
  • Project evaluation and monitoring
  • Cyber security
  • Volunteer recruitment and retention


Workshops are facilitated by experts within their area. 

We are thrilled to announce our lineup of incredible facilitators; The Open University, HCR Solicitors, MK Community Foundation, African Disapora, Dreamsai, Community Action MK, Harry's Rainbow, Q:Alliance, Offset Projects, Willen Hospice, the Foodbank and many more to be confirmed!

During the booking process, you'll have the opportunity to choose the workshops you'd like to attend.

Networking opportunities are available throughout the day


registrations are not available

The event is closed.


The agenda is subject to change.

Please note workshops are capped to individual numbers.

Therefore we may not be able to allocate an individual's initial choice.