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Open evening March 20th 2013


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Working in the not-for-profit sector and Interested in taking your professional skills and knowledge to the next level. Why not consider taking a Certificate in Fundraising or a Diploma in Fundraising. Our information open evening will provide you with the perfect opportunity to have your questions answered.

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Open evening March 20th 2013

  1. 1. Information Open Evening Certificate in Fundraising Diploma in Fundraising 20th March 2013 17.00 p.m. -19.00 p.m.The Association of Professional Fundraisers in Ireland
  2. 2. Information Evening• What the class of September 2012 had to say about the course• Certificate in Fundraising course details• Diploma in Fundraising course details• Frequently asked questions• Your questions answered
  3. 3. Certificate in Fundraising• “Working in my organisation for the last two years I was confident I knew how to do my day-to-day tasks. Undertaking the Certificate in Fundraising challenged my thinking and how I approached my work. I was provided with practical tools and templates that cover all aspects of my role. I also developed strategic and planning skills, which are beneficial at all levels of fundraising. The classes provide a forum for discussion with fundraisings best. Theory was balanced with real examples. [contd.]
  4. 4. Certificate in Fundraising• The Certificate in Fundraising has given my career in fundraising a more professional edge. For me the course confirmed I work in a sector I am passionate about and with this qualification I believe I am a more confident, competent fundraiser” (Aoife Garvey, Direct Marketing Executive, Concern Worldwide)
  5. 5. Certificate in Fundraising• “I recently completed the Certificate in Fundraising. The course provides a good overview of different areas of fundraising with experienced tutors and good quality content. From drafting a fundraising plan to reviewing fundraising methods, I found the course to be practical and useful.” (Kenneth Baker, Fundraising and Communications Officer, Merchants Quay Ireland)
  6. 6. Certificate in Fundraising• “I recently completed the Fundraising Ireland Certificate in Fundraising, I would be more than happy to recommend it to others in the sector. As somebody who is relatively new to the development and fundraising sector, I found it particularly useful. It provided me with the tools to prepare and adapt fundraising planning in a strategic way. [contd.]
  7. 7. Certificate in Fundraising• It also provided me with up-to-date analysis of campaigns in other markets, their performance over time and an insight into developments in charitable giving in other markets while always maintaining an Irish perspective. I am looking forward to furthering what I have learned and have already enrolled on the first Diploma in Fundraising course. [contd.]
  8. 8. Certificate in Fundraising• The tutors are helpful, knowledgeable and available to the course participants at all times and the online study group was invaluable for accessing course information with ease.” (Gareth Crowe, Gorta)• For more testimonials visit our website development/certificate-in-fundraising/
  9. 9. Certificate in Fundraising• Entry requirements• Course dates/location• What to expect in the classroom• Course tutors• Student support• Course content – Theory V Practice• Assessment
  10. 10. Diploma in Fundraising• Entry requirements• Course dates/location• What to expect in the classroom• Course tutors• Student support• Course content – Theory V Practice• Assessment
  11. 11. Frequently Asked Questions• Who has attended the course in the past?• What was the feedback from previous students?• How much time does it take?• Is it worth the fee?• Is there much course work to do?• If I need help, where can I get it?• Who is teaching the course?
  12. 12. Your Questions Answered
  13. 13. For more information• Email -• development/certificate-in-fundraising/• development/diploma-in-fundraising/