Achieving an IoF qualification enables you to be the best you can be as a fundraiser. Developed by leading sector experts our qualifications will give you professional recognition, increased insight and improved job prospects.  Whether you are an established IoF member keen to get a professional upgrade or a new fundraiser looking for a foot up the career ladder, you can be confident that our qualifications will help you to develop and improve as an individual and as a professional.


Booking terms and conditions apply for all IoF qualification courses. We also have an accessibility policy to ensure all students can access our qualifications. You must hold a valid IoF individual membership while studying for a qualification - find out more

Contact us

For more information about any of our qualifications, please contact our IoF Academy team on 020 7840 1020 or email: academy@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk

Our qualifications: 
sublanding Introductory Certificate in Fundraising
The Introductory Certificate in Fundraising is the first stage in the IoF Professional Qualification Framework
sublanding Certificate in Fundraising
This qualification gives front-line fundraisers a solid grounding in the theoretical concepts and principles behind fundraising
sublanding Diploma in Fundraising
This qualification is suitable for senior fundraisers keen to advance their strategic fundraising and management skills
sublanding Advanced Diploma
If you are a leader, who needs to create an environment where fundraising flourishes, this qualification could be for you
sublanding Student Benefits
As an IoF member studying towards one of our professional qualifications* you have the opportunity to apply for an NUS Extra Card
sublanding Bursaries & Scholarships
The Academy is committed to providing high quality training that offers lasting value, and which is accessible to every fundraiser