Introduction to Professional Fundraising (24th & 25th March 2021)

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Fundraiser in Scotland Seeking to raise funds for a favourite cause? Looking for advice, hints and tips on how to raise funds effectively?

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Joining the Committee of a local community group? Volunteering to help a charity? Unsure of the current law, regulation and best practice around raising funds? Or, starting out in your fundraising career…

This course, delivered over Zoom in two 3-hour sessions, will set you on the path to fundraising success. Building on the Institute’s years of setting the highest standards in fundraising, alongside bringing in practical advice and guidance from experienced fundraisers - you’ll learn, laugh and think seriously about how to raise as much as you can from the most appropriate sources.

Course dates

This course is held over Zoom

10:00 - 13:00 on 24th and 25th March 2021.

Once you have registered you will be emailed joining instructions by the IoF.

Who is this course for?

Anyone trying getting started in raising funds for their cause in these challenging times. Trustees or volunteers trying to be as effective as possible in their own fundraising efforts, or their support of the fundraising undertaken by their charity. Individuals who are new to the fundraising sector in Scotland. People looking to understand how fundraising works; updating and refreshing their knowledge; and seeking to be the best fundraiser that they can be.

What will you learn?

Based on the “Fundraising Cycle”, the sessions will take you through the stages of: building a strong “case for support”; researching the most appropriate sources of funds and the techniques you’ll need to know; developing a fundraising plan; monitoring and evaluating your success. Using a mix of PowerPoint, exercises, activities and discussion – you’ll finish with new ideas, new connections and knowing where to go to get more information or help.

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The Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) of Charter House, 13-15 Carteret Street, London SW1H 9DJ is the Data Controller.

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