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Fundraising Skills

Fundraising continues to be a number one priority for the majority of organisations and it is a very competitive arena out there; public sector cuts are putting increased pressure on voluntary and community organisations, leading to increased competition when it comes to funding.

This course is for anyone involved in fundraising within a voluntary or community organisation. The skills and understanding developed will enable you to improve your approach to fundraising and in turn increase your success with funding applications.

Lesson 1: Strengthening your groups ability to fundraise

Lesson 2: Supporting your group development

Lesson 3: Developing a fundraising strategy

Lesson 4: Generating income

Lesson 5: Where to find funding and advice

Lesson 6: Strengths and weaknesses of funding bids

Lesson 7: Writing a funding bid

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CPD certified – Cost: £20 pp + VAT (£24)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 4 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

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Formal accreditation option – Cost: £45 pp + VAT (£54)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 8 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 2 credits

Payment: Pay online

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In house/classroom version – Cost: £900 (+VAT) + travel

Course duration: 2 days (12 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: AK5/2/MR/001       Level: 2           Credits: 2

1. Understand the role of organisational development in fundraising.

2. Understand funding opportunities available to groups.

3. Know how to complete a funding application.

4. Know how to improve a written application for funding.

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Fundraising Skills

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