Fundraising Made Easy

03March 201610:00
Room 4.4, Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, London SE5 0HF

Speaking the Funders Language

This full-day workshop will introduce participants to the key aspects of fundraising. It will support participants to understand the jargon used, to map their fundraising needs in relation to the ‘spectrum of income generation’ and think about what key information is needed to complete successful grant applications.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who:
•   Is involved with fundraising for the organisation
•   Is new to fundraising
•   Is starting up an organisation

Course content


•   Write successful funding applications: 
    understand the different sections of an application form;

•   Get fit for funding:
    what are the legal requirements,
    roles and responsibilities of trustees and staff,
    constitution/governing documents; 
•   Explore diverse income streams and assess if they are relevant for your organisation

•   Know the different sources of funding available and know where to look


•   Understand monitoring and evaluation: proving the need, know your SMART Outcomes
•   Plan your budget: what might you ask for money for, what makes a strong budget?
•   Understand what you should incorporate into a fundraising strategy

Training Outcomes

On completion of this Fundraising Made Easy workshop participants will be able to:

•   identify what funders are asking for in different sections of an application form
•   identify where to look for funding
•   consider diverse funding opportunities
•   plan monitoring and evaluation of projects
•   outline the structure of a fundraising strategy for their organisation
•   and be familiar with specific terminology used in fundraising


Community Southwark members: FREE
Non-Community Southwark members:  £75

Please see our Training Terms & Conditions before booking your place.


What is included?

•   Course Workbook
•   Certificate of training course attendance

Lunch is not provided for this course. Please bring your own food, or we can point you to cafes, shops and supermarkets on Walworth Road or Camberwell.

Alternative learning options

We also offer bespoke training and consultancy for organisations wishing to undergo a tailor-made programme specific to their requirements. For more information please call 020 7358 7021.

Join Community Southwark

If you would like to become a Community Southwark member, please call 020 7358 7020.

Training Provider

Community Southwark, Development Team