London May 2017

Training in London: 9th – 11th May 2017

Our next event in London will offer 300 delegate training places so that all small charities,

london sponsorswherever they are, can access the skills they need to become self sustaining.

Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques, as well as back office skills, governance, strategy and impact, delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.  Each course has a market value of £300, course places are heavily subsidised and donated to small charities by the sponsors, donors, funders and Trustees of the FSI.

  • Venue: Amnesty International UK, Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
  • Date: 9 – 11th May 2017
  • Time: 9.30am-4.30pm (registration from 9.15am)
  • Cost: Full Day Training Courses have an average market value of £300 but are delivered to our members for £15. To secure a place you will be required to pay a £50 deposit but on attendance and after completing the full day training course £35 will be refunded to youRetained fees contribute to booking and administration.  Deposits will not be returned in cases of partial attendance.

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  • Supporting and Managing Volunteers

    FSI5

    Full day course, 9th May, London On average, two-fifths of adults volunteer formally once a year and a quarter of adults volunteer at least once a month. The value that volunteering adds to the UK economy is in excess of …read more and book

  • Major Donor Fundraising

    FSI5

    Full day course, 9th May, London Major Donor fundraising is the fastest growing area of new income for charities in the UK and internationally. Major Donor fundraising is all about building and nurturing relationships with individuals, so that they want …read more and book

  • Trustee Role in Risk Management

    FSI5

    Half day course, AM, 9th May, London Charity trustees are responsible for ensuring that risks to the charity are regularly reviewed and that they focus their attention on taking actions to address the most serious risks to the charity. As …read more and book

  • Trustee Role in Strategy

    FSI5

    Half day course, PM, 9th May, London It is a charity’s leaders, both Trustees and staff, that decide and deliver the direction of work for the charity.   The Board of Trustees, using the expertise and knowledge they bring to …read more and book

  • Telephone Skills to Maximise Corporate Relationships

    FSI5

    Full day course, 10th May, London Run by a specialist sales & communication trainer, this course has superb feedback (and most importantly, results for attendees). This course will enable you to maximise your effectiveness in implementing these processes by teaching …read more and book

  • Developing Community Fundraising

    FSI5

    Full day course, 10th May, London Community fundraising is large audience, lower return fundraising but they do bring many other benefits to the organization e.g. supporter and volunteer recruitment, awareness raising and keeping a profile locally. The course will empower …read more and book

  • Developing Your Case for Support

    FSI5

    Full day course, 10th May, London The importance to your organisation of a clear, concise and compelling Case for Support is vital to your success in securing donors and supporters. Simply put, telling a compelling story effectively, at the right …read more and book

  • An Introduction to Online Fundraising and Crowdfunding

    FSI5

    Half day course, AM, 10th May, London The Internet is now used daily by 82% of adults in the UK and online fundraising is continuing to grow as an income channel for charities. This course, delivered by Localgiving, will provide …read more and book

  • Developing and Delivering an Online Fundraising Campaign

    FSI5

    Half day course, PM, 10th May, London As the amount raised online by charities continues to grow, it is important for organisations to ensure that they have a structured approach to raising funds online. This course, delivered by Localgiving, will …read more and book

  • Developing Your Earned Income

    FSI5

    Full day course, 11th May, London It is increasingly important in today’s economic climate to maximise all opportunities that you have to raise income. Have you considered enterprising your mission?  Whether you are funded mainly by voluntary or statutory income …read more and book

  • Managing Event Fundraising Successfully

    FSI5

    Full day course, 11th May, London Like community fundraising, event fundraising is a lower return but often wide audience fundraising methodology that can offer other benefits  such as supporter recruitment and profile raising. The course will empower participants to plan …read more and book

  • Demonstrating Your Impact

    FSI5

    Full day course, 11th May, London Effectively demonstrating your impact to your key stakeholders such as donors, grant makers, partners, trustees, media and staff is essential for securing ongoing support for your work. Making a difference to the lives of individuals, communities, …read more and book

  • Stewardship: Retaining & Maintaining Donors

    FSI5

    Full day course, 11th May, London Stewardship is an often overlooked process but is critical to your charity. Stewardship is a mindset, a philosophical commitment to the way you value your donors and supporters – your tool to build and …read more and book

  • Gift Aid and How to Claim It

    FSI5

    Half day course, AM, 11th May, London Target Audience This course, delivered by Charity Finance Group (CFG), will be of benefit to Trustees, CEOs, Finance and Fundraising professionals  who want to find out how they can make the most out of their …read more and book

  • Budgets, Management Accounts and Cash Flow Forecasting

    FSI5

    Half day course, PM, 11th May, London This module, delivered by Charity Finance Group (CFG), will give a sound basic foundation to equip those who work with finances of small groups and small charities. This course focuses on understanding and …read more and book

  • FULLY BOOKED. Develop Your Fundraising Strategy

    FSI5

    Fully booked. Operating wait list only. Full day course, 9th May, London A comprehensive and effective fundraising strategy is at the core of sustainability for any charity.  Taking a strategic approach to fundraising will help ensure that your charity has a …read more and book

  • FULLY BOOKED. Fundraising from Trusts & Foundations

    FSI5

    Fully booked. Operating wait list only. Full day course, 9th May, London With an estimated 9,000 independent trusts and foundations in the UK giving £2 billion in grants each year they are a prime source of funding for your charity. However, …read more and book

  • FULLY BOOKED. Project Management

    FSI5

    Fully booked. Operating wait list only. Full day course, 10th May, London Efficient project management need not be an overwhelming process, this course provides an introduction to practical tools your charity can use to plan projects, set them up and …read more and book