Awards on rural community ownership, CEO social media, community training

Building on the success of last year’s Community Shop Awards, the Plunkett Foundation Rural Community Ownership Awards welcome applications from community enterprises across the UK and Ireland to celebrate best practice. SEUK news item or go direct to Deadline 9th May.

The Guardian’s Voluntary Sector Network has an article on ‘How charity chief executives can use social media to help their organisation’. This is connected with The Top 30 Charity CEOs on Social Media Awards,, which are open to 30th May.

Community Group Training is running a competition for community groups and charities to get one of 50 online accredited development courses. UK Fundraising news item or see Twitter feed on Ends 24th May.