Delivered by Marianne Wright and Nicola Hawkins MInstF (Cert).
"Nicola has over twenty-five years working in the UK charity sector with a specialism in Trust Fundraising. Nicola is currently the Trust Fundraising Manager at Merlin Centre and Trust Fundraising Consultant for Kidney Care UK."
What does this course entail?
This course is designed to give people an insight into using Trusts and Grants for fundraising. Within the voluntary and community sector, fundraising skills are essential to meet the demands of a changing economy and to help organisations diversify their sources of income.
Who would benefit from this course?
This course would benefit anyone who is planning a fundraising strategy and includes Trusts and Grants as one of their income streams. It will allow opportunities for developing those skills that are important in charities, social enterprises and voluntary and community organisations. No formal qualifications are necessary.
What does the course cover?
The workshop will enable learners to understand how to develop and manage a successful fundraising plan with trusts and grants at the heart. The workshop will include:
- An overview of a Fundraising Strategy
- What are Trusts?
- How to fundraise from charitable Trusts and Foundations:
- Know your charity
- Know the need for your charity
- Know your project
- Know your budget
- Where to find information on the Trusts that might support your charity
- What information do Trusts need to receive to consider an application
- What Trusts do and don’t like
- Stewardship of Trusts
How is the course assessed?
Group discussions and various activities / exercises form the basis of the assessment. On completion of this non-accredited course, an in-house certificate of attendance and participation will be issued.
How much will the course cost?
What are the opportunities for progression?
This course enables learners to progress onto a range of accredited and non-qualification courses in areas such as Leadership & Management, Managing Volunteers, Project Management or further sessions from our Fundraising suite.