Our next 1 day online event will be offering 100 delegate training places over 1 day 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)



Deposit £50*
(full refund upon attendance)

Estimated Market Value £300 (average)



Deposit £30*

(full refund upon attendance)

Esimated Market Value £160 (average)

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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.

Training available

This event is currently fully booked. We will be launching out next training event shortly. 

Please see our training page for more information.

Major Donor Fundraising (Full Day)


10th Mar

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 to invest in your organisation and the outcomes that you achieve. Participants will be introduced to an eight-step process in identifying and securing major individual donors: Identify – Research – Plan – Engage – Ask – Close – Thank – Steward.The course is intended to provide an overview of major donor fundraising and provide participants with the tools to start a major donor programme in their small charity. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Demonstrating your Impact (Full Day)


10th Mar

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.

Fundraising through Digital Channels (Full Day)


10th Mar

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.

Risk Management for Charity Leaders (AM)


10th Mar

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. Red more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Strategy and Business Planning for Charity Leaders (PM)


10th Mar

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 webinar is designed to give charity Trustees and staff 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 the strategy and business plan. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

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Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

1 day online training

10th March 2021