Prospect Research - Getting Started (20-Aug-24)

Major DonorsData, Research and AnalysisEthics
20 August 2024
10:00AM to 04:30PM

**FULLY BOOKED** **NEW COURSE** While most large charities have a role dedicated to prospect research, most fundraisers will be expected to carry out this vital fundraising activity with no training.

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This course will not only introduce you to the mechanics of prospect research, but all teach you how to prospect research effectively and confidently – saving you time and resource.

It's a great course to understand the steps you should take when actively participating in Prospect Research.

Ella Pilkington, Chestnut Tree House


The Chartered Institute of Fundraising's live virtual training is delivered by trainers who are leading experts in their chosen discipline. Each virtual course has been especially designed to deliver a rich virtual learning experience. Your course will feature:

  • Zoom platform learning environment
  • Interactive engagement with the trainer and peers
  • Group discussions and exercises
  • Real-life case studies and examples
  • Ample Q&A opportunities throughout the sessions

Technology Requirements

The course is being delivered via the online platform zoom. To enable you to interact with your tutor and your class you will need to have access to a microphone (or access to a landline phone) and ideally have a working video link via a camera. To test compatibility with your system, you can join a test meeting via this link

About your Trainer

Lynda Harwood-Compton is a skilled trainer and coach, specialising in philanthropy, corporate partnerships and trusts fundraising as well as prospect research.

Lynda is an award-winning, innovative and published global fundraising leader, with 18 years’ experience in the charity sector. She has her own international fundraising consultancy, Latch Fundraising, and has a track record of leading global fundraising teams to consistently achieve and exceed their fundraising targets.

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