A 2 day course specially designed to equip delegates with an in-depth understanding of fundraising in just a short period of time. Ideal for anyone who is new to fundraising or has very little experience of fundraising – whether you are an employee, Trustee or volunteer.
Learn all about the reality of fundraising. Understand the essential pre-requisites for successful fundraising. Identify different sources of income. Learn how to raise funds from companies, individuals, community groups, events, appeals and Trusts.
Learn how to structure and write funding applications (templates will be provided). Learn how to build a strong case for support. Learn how to “ask” for money. Understand the importance of realistic budgets and costings. Discover the reasons why some applications fail. Learn about The Big Lottery Fund and Awards For All. Understand how PR can help you with your fundraising efforts. Discover the secrets of developing long term support from funders. Pick up lots of tips and skills from an experienced fundraiser!
This practical and participative course will equip delegates with an excellent understanding of fundraising, as well as the knowledge, skills and confidence to fundraise successfully.