UCC CPD courses

Developing a Fund Raising Strategy for Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations

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  • Title

    Developing a Fund Raising Strategy for Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations

  • Code

    CPD1634

  • College

    Centre for Continuing Professional Development

  • Duration

    16 hours

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time

  • Qualifications

    Cert of Attendance

  • Fees

    €60 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Aimed at Workers (paid and unpaid) in not for profit Voluntary and community organisations See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    Extended: Wed 16th May 2018

  • Start Date

    Friday 18th May 2018

Outline

The aim of the course is to provide voluntary and community sector organisations with information and skills to develop a strategy for fund-raising. 

Course content will include: 
The Theory of Non-Profit Fundraising | Fundraising in the Irish Context; 
Fundraising Diagnostic, Scope & Strategy; 
Prospect Research, Donor Identification and your Donor Pyramid; 
Building a Case for Funding. 

Learning Outcomes: 
At the end of the course students should be able to: 

  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the different fundraising tools available to organisations on the voluntary sector and the impact of these tools in the wider Irish fundraising context; 
  • Have an understanding of how to assess their current fundraising model, determine a long-term vision for their organisation and assess the ‘funding gap’; 
  • Understand how to identify, research and categorise their top donors or sources of funding in a fundraising campaign context; 
  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the importance of communicating a strong case for funding and how to build such a case to present to potential donors/sources of funding.

 

 

Practicalities

Course Dates: 

Friday 18th , Saturday 19th, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th May 2018, 9.00-1.00pm

16 hours of face-to-face teaching in blocks of 4 hours each over 4 days.

Classes to be held in UCC.

 

 

Requirements

 Aimed at Workers (paid and unpaid) in not for profit Voluntary and community organisations 

Fees and Costs

Full fee: €60

Cancellation fee: 50% of fee will be refunded if the booking is cancelled at least 1 week in advance. 

This course has been priced to cover costs and is being run on a not-for-profit basis.  

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