A 3-week accredited course taught by Kathy Roddy. Relevant to grant dependent small charities needing to diversify their income. You'll learn how to attract donors and start a major donor campaign, gain tried and tested ideas for trading and attract corporate support, through pitches and appeals so companies are ready to invest in your organisation.
Our online classroom is friendly and supportive, with live chat, video, message boards, and 3 hours of learning each week and great tutor support.
Looking for value? The online Certificate is equivalent to a 2 day face to face course, it is NCFE accredited and you will produce polished legacy literature and a corporate pitch.
or by invoice
Fundraising Skills Guarantee:
Within 12 months of course completion, you will raise a sum equal to or greater than the course fee, or we will refund your money!
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This is my second training course with Fundraising Skills. Approved funding has been quite substantial, including £146,000 core funding for our organisation, plus activity funding of £9,750. We've been able to extend funding and guarantee future income for the organisation.
In 9 months we've raised over £135,000 for outdoor classrooms and playground development.
Ann Green, Director, Focus on Community
We have been awarded a three year £146,000 Big Lottery grant from ‘Reaching Communities’ and seen a 80% success rate in applications from a wide range of funders.
Carol Fullick, Development Manager, Bognor Community Action Network
The Certificate course has played a large part in us bringing in over £40,000 in funding from local and national bodies.
Kelly Round, Cluster Coordinator, Our Place
The speed and quality of the course feedback provided me with real insights.
Heather Parsons, Charity Director
The course was excellent , well organised and easy to follow. It gave me exactly the guidance I needed. I could communicate easily with the other people in my group.
Andy Collins, Charity Public Relations Consultant
We've raised £26,000 in the last 6 months for projects with young people who live in areas of deprivation.
Karen Harvey, Helston Phoenix Mentoring Project, Cornwall
I've successfully funded a Rock band project from the Ernest Cook Trust and Walter Guinness Trust. I've also raised £32,357 for service children in our 7 Cluster schools.
Claire Busby, Business Manager, The Stonehenge School, Wilts
We've raised £35,000 over three years towards a managers post and £58,000 for Young Carer activities.
Trustee, Unite Carers Mid-Devon
I enjoyed the discussion board topics and the assignments. They were so practical and useful and really helped to reinforce what I had learnt.