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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. 

My journey as an Arts Fundraiser

In this Q&A blog Montserrat Fuentes Romero, a professional pianist and arts fundraiser, talks about her fundraising career and how RAISE and the Chartered Institute supported her journey.

The future of legacies is brighter than you might think

Political turmoil, Covid-19, the war in Ukraine, and economic downturn bringing austerity and cuts in spending – it has been an incredible few years, leaving charities under pressure.

Findings from 2022 that can guide fundraisers going into 2023

Kristy Lambert, Policy and Communications Officer at the Chartered Institute, looks at trends from 2022 and the insight they offer into what 2023 might look like in the fundraising world, and how fund...

How fundraisers are navigating the challenges of 2023

In this blog, Charlotte Weatherley, Policy Manager, shares our members’ thoughts on the challenges fundraisers will face in 2023, including the cost of living crisis, recruitment and investing in fund...

Understanding audiences and algorithms to improve social media engagement

In this interview, Athar Abidi, Strategic Social Media Manager, RNLI talks about their achievements in 2022 and how to improve engagement on social channels.

UK giving during the cost of living crisis 

In this blog, Neil Heslop OBE from the Charities Aid Foundation, considers how giving has responded to the cost of living crisis.

Trusts Fundraising - Getting Started (5-Nov-24)

This course is for people with limited trust fundraising experience.

Where to focus individual giving fundraising during the cost of living crisis

This is a challenging time for fundraisers, not least because forecasting and budgeting is nigh on impossible! We know that you’re hungry for benchmarking information and insight to support your plann...

Mark Storey MBA CMgr FCMI

Mark Storey reflects on how he discovered a career in fundraising and the lessons learned along the way.

Legacy and In-Memory Giving riding the storm

This blog by Legacy Futures shares the most up to date insight into legacy income performance and how in-memory giving will change through the cost of living crisis.

It’s time to create a culture of philanthropic giving

In this blog, Cath Dovey, Co-Founder of The Beacon Collaborative reflects on the key trends in philanthropic giving in 2022 and how to encourage more major donors to support charities.

Diploma in Fundraising - Virtual Delivery (Starting 18th November 2024)

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

Looking back: 2022 at the Fundraising Regulator

In this blog, Head of Policy at The Fundraising Regulator shares insights into their complaints report and updates on their new strategic plan.

Certificate in Fundraising - Virtual Delivery (Starting 19th November 2024)

The booking deadline for this qualification is 22nd October 2024. Please email if you have any questions about this qualification.

Major donors have stepped up, as fundraisers we must continue to nurture these relationships

In this blog, Sujit Peris Head of Regional Philanthropy and Partnerships, Amnesty International, reflects on how major donors have been respondent to waves of unprecedented challenges.

Making fundraising an inclusive and diverse profession

Lucy Warnes is the new Director of Communications and Fundraising at SignHealth, the deaf health charity. In this blog she discusses the importance of making sure fundraising is an inclusive and diver...

Managing your Community Fundraising Programme (28-Nov-24)

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

Update on progress of the Independent Review and actions to safeguard the fundraising community

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising announced significant actions in August 2021 on safeguarding, one of which was to commission an Independent Review into the way the organisation had acted in res...

Businesses bring hope to fundraising strategies for 2023

In this blog, Veronica Bamford-Deane, Managing Director of Work for Good, shares insights from a survey of small businesses to help fundraisers understand the drivers of business giving and how busine...

Community Fundraising for Practitioners (10-Dec-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.