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Managing to fundraise

Managing to Fundraise is a comprehensive overview of fundraising which is accredited with Queens University of Belfast. The course provides key learning on the principles of fundraising, developing a fundraising strategy and training on practical fundraising methods and techniques in the fields of grants, community fundraising and trading goods and services.

Managing to fundraise

61 Duncairn Gardens,
BT15 2GB

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8 March 2011 - 10:00am
8 March 2011 - 4:00pm
£150 members / £220 non-members

The course is aimed at those who are new to fundraising or want a good general refresher course in how to fundraise. It is also useful for those who have worked in fundraising for years but have no form of generally recognised qualification. The course welcomes volunteers, part-time of full time fundraisers or those who do fundraising as a part of their job. It may also be very beneficial to charity trustees to help with sustaining income to their organisation.


The objectives for the session are;


  1. Define the key principles of fundraising
  2. Identify key elements of a fundraising strategy
  3. identify a broad range of fundraising methods and techniques


The session includes training on making a pitch; understanding the donors’ perspectives; the key elements of a fundraising strategy, fundraising from grant-makers including voluntary, private and statutory sources; community fundraising including personal, social/recreational and media techniques and; trading goods and services; contracting and procurement and investment fundraising


“The training and workshops have gone along way to assisting DCA to cope in tough times. [It] is massive help to a small organisations such as Down Community Arts”

Philip Campbell – Down Community Arts


Booking information

Please download a booking form below and return it to or contact Roisin for more information on 028 9087 7777. Please note there is a cancellation fee if you book but do not advise us that you cannot attend within five working days of the event – see booking form for details.



Getting here and Parking
NICVA has a number of free parking spaces available for those attending events. Unfortunately these can't be reserved and are available on a first come basis. NICVA's spaces are clearly marked and we would ask that visitors only use spaces allocated to NICVA when attending an event. Parking is also available on Duncairn Gardens and surrounding areas within close walking distance. NICVA is also a short walk from Yorkgate Train Station and you can easily catch a bus from the city centre (no 1D) direct to Duncairn Gardens, or (no 61 and 64) to Cityside Centre (a few minutes walk).

Further information

For more information about this training please contact at roisin [dot] kelly [at] nicva [dot] org or call 028 9087 7777.


Training calendar Mar-Aug 2011.pdf94.36 KB
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