Effective Fundraising

Wednesday 17 October 2018 10.00am - 5.00pm

Focusing on trusts, foundations and government sources, this course will teach you how to identify and confidently and effectively communicate with potential funding partners.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Define the main selling points of your organisation
  • Identify potential funders and the messages they want to hear
  • Take advantage of unexpected opportunities
  • Make effective cases for funding support
  • Build and nurture funding partnerships
  • Develop a long term structured approach to fundraising

‘Brilliant day getting skilled up for fundraising work. It left me feeling empowered and really inspired!’ Madelaine Smith, The Thelmas

Target Audience

This one-day course is aimed at those new to fundraising and those who wish to review their fundraising techniques in a workshop setting.


The course is an informal mix of the trainer’s presentation and exercises. There will be the opportunity to ask questions and talk about your own situation. Course notes and reference materials are provided.


Joanna Ridout is an experienced arts manager, having worked with a range of touring companies and mixed-arts venues for over 25 years. She has always been involved in fundraising and specialises in trusts, foundations and statutory partnerships. Joanna has considerable experience in devising and delivering short courses.


£125+VAT (£150) for ITC members and £175+VAT (£210) for non-members.

This course is also part of our Producers Package, more details here


The Albany, Douglas Way, London, SE8 4AG

For more information please call us on 0207 403 1727