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Introduction to Fundraising
January 24 @ 10:00 - 12:30
Delivered by Zel Rodgers, Community Action Wirral’s (Development Officer for Funding & Goverance), this Introduction to Fundraising course offers you a practical introduction to the role covering basic principles and best practice. You will also learn how to ensure your fundraising activities are legal and ethical. As a result you should be able to better contribute to your organisation’s fundraising effectiveness and understand why your relationship(s) with your donors and supporters is critical to your success.
Who is this course for?
This half-day course is for individuals who may have less than six months fundraising experience and want to improve their current understanding. It’s designed for individuals new to fundraising but equally relevant for volunteers and trustees who need to expand their knowledge of fundraising. It’s also suitable for people who are not yet working in the sector or considering a career change into fundraising.
What are the benefits to you and your organisation?
By attending this course you will gain increased confidence through your improved knowledge and understanding of fundraising. This will help you develop your fundraising practice. You will have a better understanding of the fundamentals of why and how donors and supporters give, and have insight into how you can measure the success of your activities.
What will you learn?
- Explain the role of fundraising in your organisation and the wider non-profit environment
- Ensure your fundraising is legal and ethical
- Analyse the impact of the wider environment on your fundraising practice
- Understand the fundraising planning process and your role within it
- Compare different sources of funding for your organisation
- Create appropriate supporter communications, designed to develop good relationships
About the trainer
Zel has been with Community Action Wirral for over a decade. Having joined as a Volunteer Centre administrator many years ago, she has developed great skills and experience when it comes to improving fundraising and sustainable practices. Known for her ‘critical friend’ approach to analysing potential fundings bids, Zel will ensure that your fundraising approach is efficient, robust and transparent.
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