Welcome to the Introduction to Fundraising course – what can you expect? Are you new to the sector or thinking of changing careers into the sector and looking to improve and develop your understanding and knowledge of fundraising?
The Introduction to Fundraising course offers you a practical introduction to the profession covering basic principles and best practice. You will also learn how to ensure your fundraising activities are legal and ethical
As a result, you should be able to better contribute to your organisation’s fundraising effectiveness and understand why your relationship(s) with your donors and supporters is critical to your success.
This course is currently available in-person, online and on-demand.
Book now for the online, on-demand course.
For individuals who may have less than six months fundraising experience and want to improve their current understanding. It’s designed for individuals new to a paid-for role involving fundraising but equally relevant for volunteers and trustees who need to expand their knowledge of fundraising. It’s also suitable for people who are not yet working in the sector or considering a career change into fundraising.
By participating in this course, you will gain increased confidence through your improved knowledge and understanding of fundraising. This will help you develop your fundraising practice. You will have a better understanding of the fundamentals of why and how donors and supporters give and have insight into how you can measure the success of your activities. Crucially you will also find out more about the legal requirements and standards which apply to fundraising and the role and importance of the independent Fundraising Regulator and Code of Practice.
A fee of £75 per course place is payable online by credit/debit card at the time of booking to the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.
Introduction to Fundraising attendees benefit from a special Chartered Institute Individual Member discounted joining rate of just £90 for the first year. If you have any queries please call our Membership team on 020 7840 1010 or email the team.
The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is the professional membership body representing fundraisers and fundraising throughout the UK. As a member, you’ll be joining a community of over 5,000 fundraisers benefitting from a wide range of resources, services, support, guidance and advice.
To find out more about individual membership and about how the Chartered Institute of Fundraising can support you on your journey click here.
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