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Make 2018 a fruitful fundraising year

Posted by Bianca

Take a look at the SYFAB training sessions coming up:

Using social media in your fundraising

Explore how social media can be used in your fundraising and to engage with potential donors. This session will give you tips on how social media could work for your organisation and how to write and interact online, as well as which social media tools for fundraising and donations may work for you.

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 repeated Thursday 24th May 2018
9.30 – 12.30
£40.00 per person
Sheffield voluntary and community groups: £10 per person (maximum 2 places per group)
Beginner

Preparing your Awards for All application

Would you like some help putting your application together? This session will help you understand this Big Lottery Fund programme and prepare your funding application, which includes the type of activity that the scheme will fund, what groups need to have in place and key points to emphasise when completing the application.

Wednesday 6th December 2017 repeated Tuesday 27th March 2018
9.30 – 12.30
£30.00 per person
Beginner

Diversify your income

Have you been reliant on grant fundraising? Do you want to find out about different potential sources of income? This session helps you outline a fundraising strategy for each of the sources appropriate for your project and capacity.

Thursday 14th December 2017 repeated Thursday 28th June 2018
9.30 – 1.00
£40.00 per person
Sheffield voluntary and community groups: £10 per person (maximum 2 places per group)
Beginner to intermediate

Making the Ask, Making the Move

This training focuses on the considerations and steps required to approach businesses (corporate fundraising), but also considers principles to target specific individuals for asks which could make a substantial impact to an organisation. It is designed for those who are preparing to make the ask, or those who would like to find out more about the planning for, establishment and implementation of a relationship with a potential donor.

Wednesday 31st January 2018 repeated Wednesday 11th July 2018
9.30 – 3.30
£80 per person (Includes lunch)
Sheffield voluntary and community groups: £20 per person (maximum 2 places per group)
Beginner to Intermediate

Introduction to fundraising

The idea of fundraising may seem daunting if you are new to it. This session explores how to find funders, how to identify which sources of funding your project is likely to appeal to and why and present your project in the best way possible for a strong application.

Wednesday 11th October 2017 repeated Thursday 8th February 2018 and Wednesday 18th July 2018
9.30 – 12.30
£40.00 per person
Beginner

Reaching Communities master class

Are you thinking about applying to this Big Lottery Fund scheme? This session will help you understand the programme and prepare your funding application. It includes common reasons for rejection, selecting outcomes and indicators for your project, consultation and costing out your budget.

Tuesday 13th February 2018 repeated Thursday 7th June 2018
9.30 – 2.30
£80.00 per person (includes lunch)
Intermediate to advanced

Individual donations

This session explores how to collect money from individuals that are appropriate to the work of your group and your organisational capacity. This session is getting a makeover for 2018; visit our website for up-to-date information.

Thursday 1st March 2018
9.30 – 12.30
£40.00 per person
Sheffield voluntary and community groups: £10 per person (maximum 2 places per group)
Beginner

Making a good application to charitable trusts and foundations

Do you want your application to stand out? This session explores how to write a funding application that satisfies the funder’s criteria, whilst at the same time promoting your project in a thought out, evidenced and appealing way.

Tuesday 13th March 2018
9.30 – 3.00
£80.00 per person (includes lunch)
Beginner to intermediate

Aims, outcomes and impact

Many major funders now require you to link your aims, outcomes and activities in your funding applications. This session will help you identify the need for your project and give you the skills to clearly link your aims, outcomes, indicators and activities.

Thursday 19th April 2018
9.30 – 12.30
£50.00 per person
Intermediate to advanced  


Sheffield voluntary and community sector organisations

A selection of our training sessions, which focus on different types of funding, are subsidised by Sheffield City Council for voluntary and community groups whose work benefits Sheffield residents. Sessions that are eligible for this subsidy will be highlighted under the ‘Cost’ section on the booking page. Eligible groups can access two subsidised places per session.  Places are limited and bookings are only confirmed once payment has been received.

Interested?

To book a place on any of our training sessions please visit our Training and Events page here.