Training & Events Calendar
Welcome to our Training & Events calendar. You can search our calendar by event type, interest, region and date. Also take a look at our featured events in the right hand column.
19/11/2014 Bookings for this course closed on 22 October 2014. Pre-course work is required to ensure students are fully prepared for the first training session and the qualification takes approximately 9 months to complete. There are set deadlines for assignments (please see below) and students need to be working in a fundraising capacity (either voluntary or paid) in order to complete the work based assessments.
20/11/2014 This course is now fully booked, bookings are open for the same course taking place 3-4 March 2015. Having a clear fundraising strategy is essential to keep your organisation or department on track with its fundraising goals and to get the best returns from your time, effort and budget. Run over two days, this comprehensive course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and techniques to develop and successfully implement a great fundraising strategy, asking and then helping you to answer “Where are you now?” “Where do you want to be?” and “How are you going to get there?”
21/11/2014 The IOF Corporate Fundraisers SIG invites you to the event dedicated to helping fundraisers and their charities network successfully. Join us as award-winning fundraiser trainer Rob Woods (Bright Spot Fundraising) explains the networking skills that make your job easier, then Debbie Hockham & Julian Smith (I Am Networking) inspire us to share practical insights to help you network for your career.
25/11/2014 The Institute of Fundraising South West Autumn Conference includes a plenary session from a keynote speaker, a wide range of workshops on how to maximise your fundraising potential in the current landscape. This is the largest fundraising conference in the South West which provides professional fundraisers with an opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge and network with fundraisers from charities across the region.
26/11/2014 Booking for this course has now closed. Pre-course work is required to ensure students are fully prepared for the first training session and the qualification takes approximately 9 months to complete. There are set deadlines for assessments (please see below) and students need to be working in a fundraising capacity (either voluntary or paid) in order to complete the work based assessments. The booking deadline for this course was 29th Oct 2014.
26/11/2014 The RIF Annual Conference is the largest gathering of fundraising research and prospect development professionals in Europe. Now in its 21st year, the event promises to be bigger and better than ever.
27/11/2014 Direct marketing still generates the vast majority of a charity’s consumer income. And with the opportunities given by new media, even small charities with little resources can still raise money. But it will look in some depth at the growing importance of multi-channel marketing (both off-line and on-line) to improve the supporter experience.
28/11/2014 Direct marketing is a proven and hugely valuable tool for income generation and it's essential you gain a good understanding of the basics. But, you need to refine your skills to ensure your campaigns have maximum impact with your key supporter groups and lead to increased income. This course will help you review and improve your multi-channel marketing to help you and your team(s) create that much needed uplift both in income and through an improved supporter experience.
Fundraising Skills - Major Donor Masterclass: What Really Gets Results? with Rob Woods, December 2014
01/12/2014 The very best fundraisers simply do things differently. Once you understand their tactics you too can generate outstanding results. This hands-on two day masterclass with award winning trainer and pitching coach Rob Woods will teach you the key strategies in fundraising: how to take action in spite of your fears; increase your confidence and get more meetings; make more asks and improve your relationships with your donors.