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Below you can find a list of our upcoming training courses, qualifications and events. You can also view any resources (including blogs, guidance and articles). You can use the filter on the left to search for a specific type or interest for example. 

Diploma in Fundraising - Virtual Delivery (Starting 12th March 2024)

The booking deadline for this qualification is 21st February 2024 - Please contact if you have any questions about this qualification.

Masterclass - How to Write Fundraising Copy That Really Engages and Persuades (12-Mar-24)

Take your copywriting skills to the next level Whether you write copy for fundraising letters, brochures, emails, web, or social, this online Copywriting for Fundraising Masterclass will boost your capability, confidence and results.

Certificate in Fundraising Online (Starting 13th March 2024)

The booking deadline for this qualification is 13th February 2024 Please contact if you have any questions about this qualification.

Trusts Fundraising - Getting Started (13-Mar-24)

This course is for people with limited trust fundraising experience.

Managing your Community Fundraising Programme (14-Mar-24)

Managing community fundraising is a multi-faceted role requiring confident leadership and a strategic approach.

Revisit, Review, Reforecast your Fundraising Strategy and Annual Plan (18-Mar-24)

Now more than ever a fundraising strategy and an annual plan are vital to ensure your organisation has the confidence to generate income to continue to operate and provide the services needed.

Corporate Fundraising (Practitioner Level) (19 & 20-Mar-24)

You will develop the relevant knowledge, skills, techniques and confidence to enable you to successfully research, negotiate and manage corporate partnerships.

Influencing and Negotiating Skills (20-Mar-24)

Effective fundraisers need to be able to influence and negotiate effectively, whether it be with external decision makers and supporters or internal colleagues.

Masterclass - How to Write More Powerful and Successful Fundraising Letters (21-Mar-24)

Letters are critical to the success of most fundraising strategies. That’s why it’s so important to make sure the copy is as powerful and persuasive at it be.

Certificate in Fundraising - Virtual Delivery (Starting 26th March 2024)

The booking deadline for this qualification is 5th March 2024. Please email if you have any questions about this qualification.

The Art of Stewardship & Cultivating Loyal Donors (27-Mar-24)

This course looks at how we shape experiences for supporters from the moment they hear about us, to their first engagement and on to a lasting relationship.

Corporate Fundraising (Management Level) (10 & 11-Apr-24)

This two day course gives participants the understanding, knowledge and tools to create an effective strategy for corporate fundraising (CFR) and to develop and manage complex corporate partnerships.

Community Fundraising for Practitioners (15-Apr-24)

Community fundraising has had a few hic-ups with the Covid crisis as it’s all about getting people involved, and supporting, assisting, advising and guiding those individuals & organisations who want to help you by raising money.

Remembering the lightbulb moments.

Daniel Fluskey, Director of Policy and Communications, looks back at his career at the Chartered Institute.

Influence and Impact for Women in Leadership (Starting April 2024)

The Influence and Impact for Women in Leadership programme, is aimed at senior women in fundraising leadership roles who are looking to become brilliant at influencing senior stakeholders, would like to tackle self-doubt for good and make even more impact at work.

Diploma in Fundraising Online (Starting 24th April 2024)

The booking deadline for this qualification is 10th April 2024. Please contact if you have any questions about this qualification.

Major Donor Fundraising: Planning & Strategy (Management Level) (24 & 25-Apr-24)

This is a course designed specifically for anyone responsible for creating a strategy and plan in major gift fundraising or who wants to prepare for a role where this will be part of the job.

Trusts Fundraising - Improving your success (Intermediate) (24-Apr-24)

The estimated total £6.5 billion of annual grants are made by charitable foundations, which includes the £2.9 billion grant-making by the top 300 trusts. This accounts for around 15% of voluntary income in the sector.

Managing your Trust Fundraising Programme Strategically (29-Apr-24)

Change is happening in many organisations – revisiting how you deliver your services and understanding who your primary and secondary beneficiaries are, may in itself open up new funders to you.

How to Acquire New Donors through Online Advertising (30-Apr-24)

**NEW COURSE** This course is aimed at charities investing at least £2,000 per month on online advertising. The course will start off covering the basics but will quickly ascend into more advanced digital fundraising strategies and best practices.