2nd Oct 2019

Taking place from October to December 2019

Building Future Sustainability is a comprehensive fundraising training programme for charities and voluntary groups to help you bring in more money, from more sources, more regularly! With full money back guarantee!


What is it?

Over the past 3 years, more than 100 organisations have benefited from 'Building Future Sustainability', a multi-day training programme aimed at helping North East voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to generate more money,
successfully expand their income generation activities and become more sustainable.

What's new?

The programme includes sessions on crowdfunding, more on securing essential core support, running a capital fundraising campaign and getting the whole organisation to be 'bid ready. Plus - there is a full money back guarantee if you don't raise at the very least the cost of your fee as a result of what you learn on the course.

When is it?

Module 1 - First Time Bid Writing: Newcastle: Wednesday 2nd October 201 9. 10.00am - 1.00pm

How trusts work & how trustees think; Which trusts will fund you; Current trends; Using the right language; Using a ‘Theory of Change’ to create a compelling case for funding.

Module 2 - Is Your Organisation ‘Bid Ready’? Newcastle: Wed 16th October. 10.00am- 1.00pm

Will you pass the funders' due diligence? What your website tells the funder; The importance of your public image; Why funders care about governance; The importance of leadership; How do you measure success? Providing evidence of need
and success.

Module 3 - Beyond Grant Funding – Corporate Support: Newcastle: Tuesday 12th November. 10.00am - 1.00pm

Understanding the business mindset; What they want from you & what you can offer them; The 7 ‘P’s of Support; How to make the approach – a 7 step plan.

Module 4 - Creating a Community Fundraising Function: Newcastle: Wed 20th November. 10.00am - 1 .00pm

Which ideas will work; How to pay for community fundraising; Online fundraising; Crowdfunding; Events, lotteries, treks.

Module 5 - Capital and Big Gift Fundraising: Newcastle: Thursday 5th December. 1 0.00am - 1.00pm

How to structure your campaign; Marketing materials; How to secure gifts from the rich; Involving the Public; Tax implications for donors; How
to create a strategy that will work.

Module 6 - Trading and Selling: Newcastle: Thursday 1 9th December. 10.00am - 1.00pm

What have you got, how can you sell it? Trading case studies; Coming up with money-making ideas; Cashflow, profitability, margin; From ‘idea’ to ‘business’ - what to consider; How to market your service or product;

How much does it cost?

From £55 per module with a special early bird booking available until 1 September 2019.

Booking Options Full Price per module With Early Bird Discount
(Book by 1st September)
Individual modules £75 £55
Whole Programme (6 modules) £390 £290

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