Charity Fundraising for Fundraising Managers

Charity Fundraising for Fundraising Managers


15th March, 2023 10:00-15:00 Training 125.00-175.00
Whether you are new to charity fundraising or wanting to develop existing skills, a volunteer or CEO, a large or small charity then this workshop is for you. Designed and delivered by an experienced fundraiser who has worked on everything from local events to million-pound campaigns, your course content is based on real experiences. You’ll find out how to pitch your cause, manage volunteers and local support groups, maximise income from participation in national events, design campaigns and work with corporate partners, generate relationships with patrons, celebrity and royalty and raise awareness through traditional, broadcast and social media.

Who should attend 
This session is aimed towards those involved in charity fundraising or those wanting to develop existing skills. Whether you are a volunteer or CEO, a large or small charity then this workshop is for you.

Learning Outcomes
This course is for you if you need to:
  • Know how to ask for donations.
  • Pitch your charity in line with your personal brand.
  • Set achievable fundraising targets
  • Grow your resources within the community, local and national businesses.
  • Get help for no cost.
  • Manage volunteers.
  • Run fundraising events from tea parties to gala balls.
  • Support volunteers fundraising for you and keep them long-term.
  • Get your administration in place.
  • Raise awareness of your work.
  • Attract and develop corporate partnerships.
  • Know how to say thank you.
  • Have fun!

Course Director: Mark Mackenzie-Smith

Course Director Bio:
This workshop is designed and delivered by Mark who will share his wealth of charity experience with you. He has worked with lots of charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, Muscular Dystrophy, The Salvation Army, Children 1st, Barnardo’s and many more and is currently Deputy CEO of Bright Light, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Held in Our Hearts and Volunteer Chair of Young Enterprise Lothian. He is a speaker and puppy trainer for Guide Dogs and he and his family have personally raised thousands of pounds for charities by taking part in fundraising events. Mark will use his real-life experiences to help you develop your fundraising skills, from the challenging ‘how to ask for money’ to getting others to raise money for you. He has worked on million-pound campaigns with high-net-worth individuals, business leaders, celebrities and members of the Royal Family, in fact there’s very little he’s not done when it comes to charity fundraising.

Train your team:
This course can be delivered on site for corporate teams and tailored to your specific requirements. For details contact

The ECC training experience:
Expert trainers - Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field
Quality delivery - Trainers are assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement
Practical training methods - Theory and practical based training to take back to the office
Small class sizes - No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers
Wide breadth of topics - ECC offer over 40 different essential business training courses covering everything from Leadership and Management through to Digital and International Trade
3 learning levels – Beginner /Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced

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