This course will help you become fundraising ready and increase your chances of success. Trainer Helen Cylwik has over 20 years’ experience of working in the voluntary and public sector with 10 of these at senior management level including 5 years as the CEO of Elders Voice, a London-based older people’s charity.  As CEO of Elders Voice she transformed the organisation from minor player to leading charity for older people in Brent.  Her experience as a health service manager includes responsibility for a £1.5M third sector commissioning budget and redesigning community services for older people.   She now works on a freelance basis in the voluntary sector providing training, fundraising and organisational development.

Who's it for?

Staff and trustees with a fundraising/organisational development role/interest.

What's it about?

This course is about making organisations funding ready – the planning and preparation behind successful fundraising.

What will I take away?

You will leave this training with increased ability to build a strong fundraising foundation, including:

  • Importance of good governance
  • Preparation and planning
  • Budgets – full cost recovery and unit costing

× This course is funded if you are an organisation or project based in London working with those affected by sexual and domestic violence 

If you do not fulfil the above criteria the following applies:
If your organisation is a Member of WRC you will need to pay £25 for the full day
If your organisation is not a member of WRC you will need to pay £50 for the full day
 Please read our Training Policies about cancellations, late arrivals, etc. here.
Please note that we can only allow one participant per organisation. If there are two or more staff members wishing to participate on this training you will be placed on a waiting list and allocated a place if space is available.