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New Leadership Programme
CO3 Leadership Awards 2020
Attracting the Top Housing Talent with ARK Engage
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New Leadership Programme for 2021: Building the financial resilience of leaders in the third sector

New Leadership Programme for 2021: Building the financial resilience of leaders in the third sector

CO3 Leadership Awards 2020

Join us as we celebrate the great work of the third sector

Attracting the Top Housing Talent with ARK Engage

Taking place remotely. Wednesday 9th December at 1pm via Zoom

Virtual meet-up: Communicating through the Coronavirus

Tuesday 8th December 1.30pm
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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 17:30 to 19:00
CO3 Offices 31 Bruce Street, Belfast, BT2 7JD

Being the Chair of a Charity has its blessing and its challenges.  Chairing is a key leadership role and Chairs make a huge difference to their organisation, either for good or for ill.

 The Effective Third Sector Chair
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 17:15 to 20:00
Cleaver Fulton Rankin, 50 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FW

In partnership with Brendan Mullan of Virtus Consultancy, we are delighted to offer a series of training specifically tailored for the needs of the Third Sector Chair.

Crowdfunding Workshop
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 09:30 to 16:30
CO3 Offices (34 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB)

Crowdfunding is a way of raising finance by asking a large number of people each for a small amount of money. It has significantly grown in recognition and uses the internet to talk to thousands, if not millions of potential funders. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 14:00 to 18:00
The MAC, Belfast.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 12:30 to 14:00
CO3 Offices, 34 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB

If the fast pace of technology change has you feeling a bit overwhelmed, or if you sense that all these computers and gadgets haven't quite lived up to the "productivity tool" billing, then this lunchtime seminar is for you.

Better Together event
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 09:30 to 15:30
Meet at the Mill, Mossley Mill, Carnmoney Road North, Newtownabbey

Discussions around the reform of local government in Northern Ireland are currently very topical.

Collaboration NI event - Leading Change
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 09:00 to 16:00
CO3 Offices, 34 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB

When leaders are faced with implementing change in the workplace they are looking at a tough job. Employees can become distracted, confused, angry, stressed-out, not to mention afraid for their jobs, all of which can result in lowered morale and decreased performance.


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#CO3LeadershipAwards2020 - Thursday 3rd December 7pm-9.30pm

The CO3 Leadership Awards recognises the talent, innovation and success of third sector leaders across a wide range of charities and social enterprises.. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to postpone the original March date however we are delighted to announce the new date.

We have rescheduled our awards ceremony to Thursday 3rd December from 7pm. Join us for an evening of celebration as we announce the winners of our 13 award categories. 

Our virtual black-tie event will be filled with entertainment, providing a platform to recognise the amazing leadership of the sector.   We very much hope you can join us on what will be an extraordinary occasion.

Stay informed visit CO3 Leadership Awards 2020 events page or follow CO3  via TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn for the latest information.

We would like to thank The Leadership Awards 2020 Sponsors.  Without their continued support the awards would not be possible


CO3 COVID-19 Press Coverage Analysis April-May 2020

CO3's members faced their most difficult challenges to date brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

CO3 supported their members by providing a voice for the sector with local media and politicians at a time when it was needed most

View our video below to learn more.