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Introductory Certificate in Fundraising (London)Introductory Certificate in Fundraising (London)

22/05/2015 The London Region is pleased to present the one-day Introductory Certificate in Fundraising (ICiF) course. This one-day accredited course develops knowledge and skills for those who are either:
- New to fundraising (around six months)
- Interested in working in fundraising or the sector
- Working in a different function but would like to know more about fundraising


Not Enough Hours in the Day!Not Enough Hours in the Day!

26/05/2015 Speaker: Gary Kernahan, Head of Volunteer Fundraising at Muscular Dystrophy UK


*FULLY BOOKED* Masterclass - How to Write Fundraising Copy That Really Engages and Persuades (Intermediate/Advanced) (28-May-15)*FULLY BOOKED* Masterclass - How to Write Fundraising Copy That Really Engages and Persuades (Intermediate/Advanced) (28-May-15)

28/05/2015 Looking to take your copy skills to the next level? Whether you write fundraising letters, door-drops, brochures or for your website(s), this all-new copywriting Masterclass will boost your capability, confidence and results. In just one inspiring day, you will gain the ideas, knowledge and skills you need to write fundraising copy that generates more impressive and profitable results.


*BOOKINGS CLOSED* Certificate in Fundraising, Manchester, 2+2 full day non-residential (1-2 June 2015 & 16-17 July 2015)*BOOKINGS CLOSED* Certificate in Fundraising, Manchester, 2+2 full day non-residential (1-2 June 2015 & 16-17 July 2015)

01/06/2015 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 is 1 May 2015.


Fundraising Skills - Trusts Fundraising (Practitioner Level) (02-Jun-15)Fundraising Skills - Trusts Fundraising (Practitioner Level) (02-Jun-15)

02/06/2015 There are around 9,000 grant-making trusts in the UK worth around £4bn to the sector. Having a full understanding of trusts and foundations, the grant application process and what trusts are looking for means that you can write a request that really stands out. This course teaches you all this, and gives you the professional techniques to write effective, confident requests.

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02/06/2015 We’re all used to attending events where we hear about the enviably great successes of other charities, but never get to find out what happens when things don’t quite go to plan… This half day event is designed to fill that gap.

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*FULLY BOOKED* Fundraising Skills - Trusts Fundraising (Management Level) (03-Jun-15)*FULLY BOOKED* Fundraising Skills - Trusts Fundraising (Management Level) (03-Jun-15)

03/06/2015 Knowing the current trends in trusts fundraising, being able to analyse your attempts and building great relationships with your donors can make all the difference to your trusts fundraising strategy. On this course you’ll also learn how to identify the best type of trusts for your organisation and the right methods to approach each type. This interactive course investigates the key elements of successful applications based around case studies from across the sector.


Building a case for support - Wales/CymruBuilding a case for support - Wales/Cymru

03/06/2015 OWEN THOMAS - Whale and Dolphin Conservation Trust
OWEN THOMAS - Ymddiriedolaeth Cadwraeth Morfilod a Dolffiniaid


Introduction to Trusts & Grants FundraisingIntroduction to Trusts & Grants Fundraising

03/06/2015 Do you understand the difference between full cost recovery and project cost recover?
Do you know who should be involved in your project and budget planning?
Would you like to know some simple ways to get community views for a grant application?


First Thursday Networking Birmingham JuneFirst Thursday Networking Birmingham June

04/06/2015 This month's First Thursday will feature a Careers Development Talk and 1:1 CV Workshops


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