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HALF DAY

Now FREE

(for charities under £1M)

Deposit £30*

Esimated Market Value £160 (average)

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event? Check out our Sponsorship Opportunities At-a-glance Brochure 2020 or contact us on development@thefsi.org for more information.

We can also deliver any of our training courses in-house for your organisation or develop bespoke training to meet your needs, get in touch for more information.

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Funded by The National Lottery

LONDON online training

24th & 25th NOVEMBER 2020

Our next London event will be delivered online, offering over 180 delegate training places over 2 days so that small charities, wherever they are, can access the skills they need to become self-sustaining.

Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.

VENUE: At your home or desk (internet required)

TIME: 9:45 – 16.30 (registration 09.15 – 09:45)

FULL DAY

Now FREE

(for charities under £1M)

Deposit £50*

Estimated Market Value £300 (average)

Are you a member of the FSI? If not you need to join prior to booking

Training available

Developing Your Fundraising Strategy (Full Day)

TUESDAY

24th Nov

This course looks at how to develop your Fundraising Strategy. It will provide a structured road map and relevant tools to enable you to link together organisational objectives and the areas you need to fundraise against, with potential fundraising sources. It will also cover developing an action plan to put the strategy into practice including targets, activities timescales, performance indicators and resource requirements. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button

Project Management (Full Day)

TUESDAY

24th Nov

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 keep them on track.Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Statutory Tendering and Major Grants (Full Day)

TUESDAY

24th Nov

Both central and local government have moved away from a traditional grant-making approach to commissioning services from the third sector. This course is designed to help you identify statutory commissioned opportunities and consider best practice principles and methods when developing a bid.Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Strategy and Business Planning for Charity Leaders (AM Half Day)

TUESDAY

24th Nov - AM

It is a key strategic responsibility of Trustees and charity leaders to ensure that the charity has a clear forward strategy and supporting plan that sets out the direction and priorities, in order to deliver organisational purpose. This course is designed to give charity Trustees and leaders an overview of the process of developing a strategy and business plan, to consider who they will involve in the process and how, and provide some useful tools and resources for developing, implementing and monitoring the strategy and business plan. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Risk Management for Charity Leaders (PM Half Day)

TUESDAY

24th Nov - PM

A key responsibility for charity trustees is to ensure that there is a robust Risk Management regime in place. This supports the charity to deliver its mission effectively, enables the charity to seize opportunities as they emerge, as well as playing a significant role in the prevention of ‘disasters’ both small and large. Risk is an everyday part of charitable activity and managing it effectively is essential if the charity is to achieve its key objectives and ensure its funds and assets are safeguarded. In this training course, we will look at practical approaches to risk management from a charity leader and Trustee perspective. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Fundraising from Trusts and Foundations (Full Day)

WEDNESDAY

25th Nov

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, it is absolutely vital that you properly prepare your applications, undertake research and develop tailored proposals that meet their specific criteria. This course aims to give participants the essential skills and knowledge they need to develop successful fundraising from trusts and foundations in their charity. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Developing your Case for Support (Full Day)

WEDNESDAY

25th Nov

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 time and to the right audience will have a huge impact on your ability to engage supporters and raise funds for your charity. The course will empower participants to develop an inspiring case for support that creates a uniform message about why they are important as a charity, how they make a difference and what people can do to support or get involved. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Demonstrating Your Impact (Full Day)

WEDNESDAY

25th Nov

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, animals and/or the environment is probably the reason why your charity was established, so how can you show that you are making a real difference in order to build trust, rapport and credibility for your services?This course will provide you with a range of tools and best practice tips to ensure that you are effectively measuring and communicating the difference you make to donors, funders and supporters. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Fundraising through Digital Channels (Full Day)

WEDNESDAY

25th Nov

Digital channels have never been more important when considering and delivering your fundraising strategy. In the new normal, charities need to have a good understanding of how digital marketing works and how it can support many of their fundraising methodologies. this new course will look at: Incorporating Digital into your existing fundraising strategy & How to approach different digital channels to support different fundraising ideas. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

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