Registered Charity No: 1145674



Thanet Community Networks

Who we are


Thanet Community Networks (TCN) are part of EKVAS (East Kent Voluntary Action and Support), a new charity supporting voluntary and community sector organisations in East Kent. EKVAS is dedicated to local service provision, with the efficiency of a centralised support team by the Social Enterprise Kent group (SEK). The two founder members of EKVAS are the Whitstable Volunteer Centre and CaDVAS.

 

TCN strive to provide an excellent quality of positive communication networks between the voluntary, public and private sector, to benefit the community in Thanet and surrounding areas.

 

TCN have a team of dedicated staff who would be only too happy to assist you with your networking and capacity building requirements for your organisation. We are also here to offer information, advice and guidance.



TCN values the importance of networking and the necessity to keep our contacts regularly updated with relevant information. We currently hold a contact list of over 600 groups and organisations and charities in and around Thanet and circulate mailings and consultations on behalf of VSOs, TDC and KCC. We are dedicated to adhering to the policy of good practice to avoid duplication. If you would like to be included on our contact list for mailings and invites to events etc contact us.

 

Mission

 

To support and develop positive communication networks between the voluntary, public and private sector, to the benefit of the wider community in Thanet and surrounding areas.

What we do

TCN povide a wide range of services to assist you with your projects and objectives, these include:



             Networking and Information Events

 

             Specialist Hubs – Disability and Fundraising Networks

 

             Facilitating and Managing the ‘Working Together’ Thanet Compact

 

             Monthly Community Newspaper - Thanet Voice

 

             Training Courses and Workshops

 

             Research and Development Services

 

             Partnership Working With Other Organisations

 

             Initiating New Community Projects



Who We Work With

 

             All Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations Irrespective Of Size

 

             Local Voluntary Organisations

 

             Statutory Bodies

 

             Private Companies

 

             National Organisations

 

For more information please contact us.

 

Networking & Training Events



TCN organise and facilitate networking and specialist hub events which provide delegates with the opportunity to meet with other voluntary sector organisations and learn up to date information relevant to their work. The events focus on particular topics of interest and include presentations from key note speakers, interactive workshops and update sessions. We also provide and facilitate training and information sessions, workshops and courses in partnership and on behalf of other organisations.