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In July 2020, the sector’s first apprenticeship standard was approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

The Level 3 ‘Fundraiser’ Apprenticeship is specifically aimed at non-graduates, and we hope it will open a new entry route into the profession and support our commitment to provide the diversity of the fundraising workforce. 

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is currently in the process of applying to become an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) for the apprenticeship standard and is also developing guidance and resources to help individuals and organisations get the most out of it.

Please check back for further details, but in the interim we hope you find the following information useful:

Please contact Janet Phillips ( if you have any questions or queries.

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