Introduction to Fundraising Skills

Ref: C2527644

A short course that examines some of the key areas associated with fundraising. Areas such as: why fund raise; challenges facing fundraisers; key principles of fundraising; skills required for a fundraiser; planning your approach and outlining your organisation's needs

Course aim

This short introduction to fundraising course will examine some of the principles to fundraising; divided into three parts: background to fundraising, principles of fundraising & strategies in fundraising. Finally develop a fundraising programme.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • understanding of the background to fundraising
  • Outline the principles of fundraising
  • Evaluate the strategies in fundraising
  • Develop a fundraising programme

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Requires an internet connections to view and listen to the discussions as well as a suitable device.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Introduction to Fundraising Skills


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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