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Training & Events

SYFAB runs training courses and events to help improve your fundraising skills, knowledge and confidence.

Our training and events are aimed at fundraisers with varying levels of experience, so whether you're new to fundraising or have done several applications already, take a look at our listings below to see what we're offering.

We run our training and events in various venues across South Yorkshire. Each one is open to anyone involved with a community organisation, you don't have to be working in South Yorkshire.

We can also provide specific training tailored to the needs of your organisation. Please contact us us for more information on commissioning SYFAB training in your location.

How to book

You can book your place and pay for it (where required) online. You don't need to register as a website user to book a place, but if you do choose to register, this will give you access to our other online services including the Funding Search and Funding News emails. Click the Sign In/Register link at the top of this page then click "Register now" to find out more about the benefits of registration.

Click here for a step-by-step guide to using the booking system

Are you new to fundraising? Feeling a little daunted at the prospect of fundraising? Join us in a virtual classroom (Zoom) for a basic introduction on how to find funders and present your project.

Would you like to know more about the Awards for All process? This interactive webinar on Zoom will help you understand the programme and prepare your funding application. The session includes a group exercise.

Join us in a virtual classroom (Zoom) to explore over 2 half days how to write a funding application that satisfies the funder’s criteria, whilst promoting your project in a thought out and appealing way.