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In October, we will be offering series of full and half day online training over 2 days event 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: 

Full Day - 9:45 – 16.30 (registration 09.15 – 09:45)

Half Day - 9:45 – 13.00 (registration 09.15 – 09:45)

FSI Members

£20

Deposit £50*
(deposit will be refunded upon attendance)

Estimated Market Value £300 (average)

Associate Members

£70

Deposit £100*
(deposit will be refunded upon attendance)

Estimated Market Value £300 (average)

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

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event? 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

Developing your Earned Income (Full Day)

WEDNESDAY

20th October

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 you should explore the possibility of setting up your own earned income stream which will help you secure long-term,unrestricted funding for your charity.  You will be ensuring that the charity itself is doing well by doing even more good work. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Risk Management (Half Day)

WEDNESDAY

20th October

Strong and effective governance is essential to ensuring charities are able to deliver their purpose and impact. This course will look at how to key legal duties and responsibilities of trustees and how these translate in practice to ensure effective governance. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Major Donor Fundraising (Full Day)

WEDNESDAY

20th October

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.

Developing your Fundraising Strategy (Full Day)

THURSDAY

21st October

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 mixed income approach which focuses energy and resources to those fundraising areas that will bring maximum return, both in the short-term and long-term. It will also help you to ensure that your fundraising efforts support your charity to fulfill its mission, vision and objectives rather than detract from the valuable work that you do. 

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.

Stewardship - Retraining and Maintaining Donors (Full Day)

THURSDAY

21st October

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 maintain their ‘life long’ relationships with your charity.This one day course is a chance for participants to identify who they should be thanking, which relationships to nurture and how best to go about it. Participants leave the course understanding the vital role of Stewardship in increasing long term support and with a lot of ideas as teams fight it out for the prize awarded for the most creative stewardship idea! Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Developing Corporate Relationships (Full Day)

THURSDAY

21st October

This course has been designed to help you and your charity understand the opportunities for engaging with and working with companies. The course will look at the different ways in which companies may get involved with charities; whether that be through financial donations, gifts in kind, sponsorship or through employee volunteering. We will also explore the criteria and requirements that corporate supporters will be looking for when choosing which charities to support and how you can use these to identify and secure support from the companies that have the best fit with your organisation. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

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If you have special access requirements please make sure to inform us via email admin@thefsi.org or call us on (+44) 20 8142 5147 prior to the event.

2 day online training

October 2021