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Professional Development


The Institute of Fundraising is the leading provider of fundraising training in the UK. We believe passionately in the importance of ongoing professional development throughout all fundraisers’ careers.

Training Courses

Our training courses cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and are suitable for both new fundraisers and fundraisers with several years’ experience.


Our internationally recognised qualifications will enable you to gain professional recognition, improve your earning potential and develop your career in fundraising.

Events and conferences

We run a programme of one day conferences throughout the year which focus on innovation and best practice across a variety of fundraising techniques.

National Fundraising Convention

Our flagship event, National Fundraising Convention, takes place 6th-8th July 2015 and will see over 2,500 attendees joining together as one community.

Training for Heritage Fundraisers

The Giving to Heritage Programme aims to give small independent heritage organisations the opportunity to develop fundraising skills.

Jobs and Careers

Our fundraising careers hub gives you the opportunity to search and advertis jobs, or read up on our advice and guidance.

Training and Events Calendar

Find out what's happening near you and when...