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.
07/10/2014 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.
08/10/2014 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.
16/10/2014 Now in its 3rd year, the BF-UK Dragons Den Evening is back by popular demand, and will be held in collaboration with the Small Charities Coalition.
This fun, sell out event sees individuals pitching their projects to a panel of "dragons" from some of the UK's finest grant making bodies, in exchange for priceless advice. Participants also get the opportunity to have one to one speed surgery sessions with funders of their choice and to network with other professionals and consultants.
21/10/2014 We are pleased to bring the IoF Conference to the fine City of Norwich and to the regional landmark of Norwich Cathedral.
10/11/2014 Black Fundraisers UK is pleased to present a one-day Introductory Certificate in Fundraising course. This one-day accredited course develops knowledge and skills for those not yet working in the sector who wish to find out more.
It replaces and improves upon our previous 'What is Fundraising?' course, as it leads into the professional fundraising training process.
The course consists of four units:
• The Fundraising Environment
• Role of Fundraising
• Fundraising Skills
• Learning about Fundraising
11/11/2014 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.