Fundraising 101 (A Beginners Guide): Dublin - 30 May 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
30 May 2017 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
The Wheel, 48 Fleet Street (entrance on Parliament Row), Dublin 2
Price details: 
Member Price: 70 Euro / Non-Member Price: 120 Euro
This is an essential fundraising workshop geared towards community and voluntary organisations that are new to the fundraising arena and are in need of clear guidance and practical information on how to advance.
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Course details: 

This workshop will explore the options available to you, looking at how you can structure your fundraising programme in order to generate much-needed new income.

We’ll be discussing fundraising staff, in-house and outsourcing, and the various fundraising streams available to you. We’ll also look at how to ask for money and why some charities thrive and some do not (and how to become one of the thrivers).

Learning Outcomes

You can expect the following learning outcomes when attending this training workshop:
  • The various forms of fundraising available in Ireland.
  • Who should do your fundraising and where to find them.
  • The current outlook of the Irish fundraising sector.
  • A practical guide on how to get started.
  • Regulation and Data Protection guidelines to consider.
  • Knowledge of fundraising costs and ROI.
  • How to ask for donations effectively.

Meet Your Facilitator - Simon Scriver

Simon Scriver is a professional fundraising consultant, coach, trainer and Simon Scriverpractitioner.
Simon received Fundraising Ireland's 'Small Budget, Big Impact' award in 2016, and has previously won Supplier of the Year, Eircom's Start-up Award and the Toastmasters UK & Ireland International Speech Contest. He sits on the Advisory Panel of Rogare, the international fundraising think tank, and is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and the AFP.
Simon also offers consultancy to some of the biggest and smallest charities in Ireland and abroad. He offers advice and training to non-profits to make their fundraising more cost-effective, speaking regularly at international conferences. He is the only person in Ireland with a CFRE, a Diploma in Fundraising and a Certificate in Fundraising.

Feedback from Participants at Simon Scriver's Previous Fundraising Events for The Wheel: 

"Simon has a wealth of knowledge in the area of fundraising and imparts his experience so well and using plain English, no jargon - how refreshing.  It's not rocket science, but Simon brings a focus back to what we need to be doing in our everyday busy lives to achieve results and importantly increase revenue!  There were lots of ideas and sources for us to take away with us." - M. Lavelle, Children in Hospital Ireland (CHI)
"Delivered in clear, concise terms that held my interest for the entire seminar." - K. O' Riordan, Volunteer Ireland
"Casual manner, Simon is easy to listen to and answered everyone's questions with honesty." - K. Cowan, An Óige - The Irish Youth Hostel Association 
"Lots of info, very clear practical and realistic approach - excellent." - A. L'Henoret, Youth Work Ireland
"Great examples (case studies) and plenty of what not to do advice." - D. Bourke, Serve the City Ireland Ltd.

Who Should Attend: 

Any community charity or voluntary organisations that are new to the fundraising arena.

How to Register: 

Registration on the day from 09.15am

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Course contact details

01 454 8727

Members of The Wheel receive reduced rates on events.