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.
Diploma in Fundraising Plymouth, 5-day non-residential (from 17-21 February 2014) with Professors Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang
17/02/2014 Led by acclaimed international fundraising academics and authors, Professors Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang this is the first Diploma course to be held at Plymouth University. The Professors will be joined by guest speaker Stephen Pidgeon - an expert in direct marketing. This is an exceptional opportunity to learn from the leading academic experts in the sector together with a topic specialist.
28/02/2014 The top 5 tips for making a successful presentation for small charity fundraisers.
10/03/2014 CRM, segmentation and improved donor insight are absolute necessities in the current charitable giving market. It is therefore important to address exactly how you can radically improve your marketing and communication strategy and ensure your impact from marketing spend is measurable and delivers great ROI.
10/03/2014 The basics of fundraising - write a great case for support
11/03/2014 Community fundraising is all about getting people involved, and supporting those individuals who want to support you. Done well, it can be a powerful tool for reaching out and engaging with new supporters, as well as a solid source of income. This comprehensive hands-on two day course provides you with all the practical skills and knowledge you need to become and effective community fundraiser.
11/03/2014 Running for several years in London as well as overseas, this clinic has grown in popularity in Manchester over the year, offering fundraisers the opportunity to come together, ask for advice and share their knowledge. So, come along – bring your questions, dilemma, ideas and fundraising frustrations. Or just come to listen and chat.
12/03/2014 As major donor fundraisers, we all work so hard to identify prospects, cultivate them, solicit them, and then...? Don’t let your fundraising efforts go by the wayside after you receive the gift. Join us as we discuss why it is worth investing time and energy into stewardship, and show how MSF UK and Freedom from Torture have used stewardship to increase income from major donors. We will also share ideas on how you can overcome obstacles to setting up a major donor stewardship programme.
Fundraising Essentials - How to write more powerful and successful fundraising letters (Practitioner Level), March 2014
13/03/2014 Fundraising letters that deliver the greatest results engage the reader instantly, capture their interest, and motivate them to give. The rest go straight into the waste/recycling bin.
In just one fascinating and inspiring day this course will explore and explain the essential knowledge, skills and techniques you need to write fundraising letters that get results.
FULLY BOOKED: Masterclass: How to Write Fundraising Copy that really Engages and Persuades (Intermediate/Advanced), March 2014
14/03/2014 This course is now fully booked but will be running again on 6 June 2014, booking opening shortly. 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.