London November 2019 (12th, 13th & 14th)

Training in London: 12th, 13th & 14th November 2019

Our next event in London will offer nearly 300 delegate training places, so that all small charities 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: Amnesty International, 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
  • Time: 9:45 – 16.30 (registration 09.15-09:45)

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Interested in sponsoring this event, or having this training delivered in-house? Contact us on development@thefsi.org or 020 7324 4777 for more information.

Quick Link: Tuesday 12th November 2019
Quick Link: Wednesday 13th November 2019
Quick Link: Thursday 14th November 2019


TUESDAY 12th November 2019:

Developing Your Fundraising Strategy (Full Day)

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.

Charity Leaders’ Role in Good Governance (AM Half Day) 

Is passion enough? An active, involved and well-trained trustee board is essential for the success of any small charity. This course will look at how to key legal duties and responsibilities of trustees and charity leaders, and how these translate in practice to ensure a high performing Board. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Charity Leaders’ Role in Risk Management (PM Half Day)

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 a delegated role, senior staff (or those working directly to deliver services) should regularly review and assess the risks faced by their charity in all areas of its work and plan for the management of those risks. 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 the funds and assets are safeguarded. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Major Donor Fundraising (Full Day)

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.

Fundraising from Trusts & Foundations (Full Day)

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


WEDNESDAY 13th November 2019:

Demonstrating Your Impact (Full Day)

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.

Developing Your Case for Support (Full Day)

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.

Charity Leaders’ Role in Fundraising (AM Half Day) 

One of the key strategic responsibilities of the Trustee Board is to ensure that the charity has sufficient resources to pursue its aims and objectives. This responsibility requires Trustees and charity leaders to take an active interest in fund development. This workshop will cover the key areas that Trustees and charity leaders should be focusing on to discharge their responsibility. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Charity Leaders’ Role in Strategy Development (PM Half Day) 

It is 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 the charity and the information given to them from those who directly work with their beneficiaries, are responsible for the forward direction of the charity. As such they play a key role in ensuring that the strategic direction of the charity is focused on their beneficiary needs. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Annual Appeals & Regular Giving (Full Day)

The course will suit fundraisers who work both systematically and creatively; it will show you how to manage, segment and develop your supporter database and how to draft the copy and response mechanisms that make up the direct mailings. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.


THURSDAY 14th November 2019:

Stewardship – Retaining & Maintaining Donors (Full Day)

Stewardship is an often overlooked process but is critical to 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. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.

Project Management (Full Day)

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.

Developing Corporate Relationships (Full Day)

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

Developing Community Fundraising (Full Day)

Community fundraising is large audience, lower return fundraising, but does bring many other benefits to the organisation e.g. supporter and volunteer recruitment, awareness raising and keeping a profile locally. The course will empower participants to mobilise the community around their organisation; to raise funds and awareness; to educate about their cause and campaigns and to recruit new supporters. Read more on the Course Content section when you book using the Book Now Button.


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