Community Fundraising Programme

Siyakhula Trust

Course Starting Soon:

We are pleased to announce that we will be presenting our popular and practical Community Fundraising Programme in Randburg Johannesburg.

Venue: Siyakhula Training Venue-Randburg

Dates: 25 - 28 September 2012

The aim of the programme is:

To enable NPOs to effectively conduct fundraising activities and to also capacitate fundraisers to assist NPOs.

Target Group:

  • NPO Managers and employees tasked with the responsibility of fundraising;
  • Officials from fundraising organisation and independent fundraisers.

Course Content

This programme addresses the following areas:

  1. What is community fundraising
  • Basic principles for effective fundraising
  • Understanding fund raising terms
  1. Analysing the sector in which your NGO or CBO operates
  2. How to compile an organisation profile
  3. How to compile a community profile
  4. Identifying donors and funding sources
  5. Managing donor information
  • The importance of establishing a database of possible and existing donors
  1. Developing a fundraising strategy
  • Attracting funding
  • Applying for funding – writing letters of appeal
  • Completing funding applications
  • Fundraising tips
  1. Analysing responses to letters of appeal to determine their effectiveness
  2. The importance of writing thank you letters
  3. The importance of keeping contact with your donors
  • Recognising and honouring donors

11.  Raising money through your own efforts

  • Organising events
  • Using internet technology to assist you (Facebook, LinkedIn etc)

12. Other ways of fundraising

This programme is accredited by the SERVICES SETA and has been aligned to the following Unit Standards.

Unit Standards

  • 115207 Seek appropriate sponsorships for an organization-(Level 4 and 8 credits)
  • 115211 Design and send letters of appeal (level 4 and 4 credits)
  • 115213 Devise effective follow-up strategies for fundraising-(Level 4 and 5 Credits)

The Cost for this Programme is:

  • R3 960 (Inc VAT)

NB: This fee only applies to NPOs as it is at a discounted rate

Fee Includes

  • 4 days facilitation
  • Assessment and moderation of POEs
  • Remedial advice
  • Uploading of results to Services Seta
  • Issuing of competent certificates
  • Lunch + Refreshments

BOOK NOW LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE

This course can be held exclusively as an in-house option for your organisation.

To reserve your place and to obtain more information please do not hesitate to contact

Mothusi Ndlovu  
Tel: 011 886 2647 
Fax: 011 789 1269   
Email: mothusin@siyakhula.org.za  

To discover more about the organisation and the all of the programmes that we offer please visit our website www.siyakhula.org.za

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