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Fund Raising Certificate Learning Course - Distance

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  • Entry requirements
    There are no pre-requisites for this course.
  • Academic Title
    Diploma in Fundraising
  • Course description
    Course Overview

    The course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to seek employment in the fundraising arena or establish your own fundraising business.

    Fundraising today is regarded as a business as it required all the acumen of a business to ensure you achieve the required target of funds to achieve your project.

    Support

    As an UK Open Learning home learning student you will have access to your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have, this will be for a full 12 months from the day you receive the course. To complete this course it will take in the region of 90 study hours which can be spread over the 12 month period to suit the student.

    Exam Details

    To be awarded the Diploma in Fundraising, students are required to complete 5 written assignments

    Assessment:

    Assessment takes the form of a series of tutor marked assignments which can be sent to the tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments however you do have to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the question asked.

    Course Outline:

    Unit 1: Fundraising and the Law in the UK.

        * Guidance
        * Words and expressions
        * Accounting
        * Funds
        * Charities

    Unit 2: Fundraising Organisations in the UK.

        * Local Government
        * Local Training and Enterprise Council
        * Chamber of Trade
        * The Round Table

    Unit 3: Preparing a Business Plan

        * Getting Started
        * A Business Plan Outline
        * Introduction
        * Marketing
        * Financial Management
        * Operations
        * Concluding Statement

    Unit 4: Establishing the Fundraising Business


        * Getting started
        * Incorporate and not to Incorporate
        * Charitable status
        * Groups needs
        * Know your Project!
        * Know your funder!
        * Creating the Proposal
        * Develop Your Idea
        * The Budget
        * Conclusion

    Unit 5: Donor Research

        * Fundraising Activities, Techniques and Ideas
        * National Funding Sources
        * Funding from the European Union

    Unit 6: Promoting your Fundraising Business

        * Set a Goal
        * Recruit a Committee
        * Select s Company
        * Final Planning
        * Advance Promotion
        * Countdown
        * All Systems GO!
        * Product Delivery
        * Evaluation

    Unit 7: Using the Telephone to Raise Funds

        * Set an Achievable Goal
        * Train Your Askers
        * Phone A Thon Logistics
        * Have Fun!

    Unit 8: Using the Internet to Raise Funds

        * Online Donations by Credit Card
        * Specific Amounts
        * No optional information
        * Present all the Information
        * Say ‘Thank You’ 3 Times

    Unit 9: Checklist for Fundraising

        * General Fundraising
        * Outside Fundraiser

    Unit 10: Basic Management Skills for None Profit Managers and Supervisors

        * Problem Solving and Decision Making
        * Define the Problem
        * Potential Causes
        * Resolve the Problem
        * Action Plan
        * Monitor implementation of the plan
        * Planning
        * Goals
        * Delegation
        * Internal Communication
        * Meeting Management
        * Selecting Participants
        * Developing Agendas

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