Short Courses

Whether you are new to the fundraising sector or want to expand your existing skills, FIA has several short courses, webinars & workshops covering a variety of topics to help enhance your skillset and improve your confidence as a professional fundraiser.

Entry-level courses are for fundraisers with limited knowledge of a topic area, intermediate level courses are for those with some understanding of a subject area and who would like to extend their skills, while advanced level courses are for those with significant experience who are keen to take their fundraising practice to the next level.

Upcoming courses & workshops include:

April 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)

May 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
Copywriting Essentials (Entry/Intermediate)
Digital Gifts in Wills – How to Grow Your Database of Confirmed Gifts in Wills Donors (Intermediate)
Attracting Major Gifts (Intermediate/Advanced)
Digital Fundraising for Donor Retention (Intermediate)
Navigating the Fundraising Regulatory Environment (Intermediate)

June 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
Copywriting for Impact (Intermediate/Advanced)
How to create distinctive materials for your gifts in Wills program (Intermediate/Advanced)

July 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
From Zero to Hero – how to get your stories in the media (Intermediate/Advanced)
Safeguarding Donor Privacy and Data (Intermediate)
Major Giving – developing the people and the program (Intermediate/Advanced)
Successfully Managing Outsourced F2F Fundraising – Part I, Part II running in Oct (Intermediate)
Fundraising Research & Insights Discussion Group (All Levels)

August 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
Copywriting Essentials (Entry/Intermediate)
Supporter Experiences Designed Using Behavioural Economics (Intermediate)
Donor Journey Mapping (Intermediate/Advanced)

September 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
Attracting Major Gifts (Intermediate/Advanced)
Fundraising Research & Insights Discussion Group (All Levels)

October 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
Copywriting for Impact (Intermediate/Advanced)
Advanced Management of Outsourced F2F Fundraising – Part II (Intermediate/Advanced)
Strategic Planning for Fundraising 2 Day Course, day 2 running in November (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
Digital Fundraising for Donor Retention (Intermediate)

November 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
How to create distinctive materials for your gifts in Wills program (Intermediate/Advanced)
Major Giving – developing the people and the program (Intermediate/Advanced)
Donor Journey Mapping (Intermediate/Advanced)
Navigating the Fundraising Regulatory Environment (Intermediate)
Strategic Planning for Fundraising 2 Day Course, day 1 ran in October (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)

December 2022
Managing Vulnerability (Entry/Intermediate/Advanced)
Fundraising Research & Insights Discussion Group (All Levels)


Entry-level courses are for fundraisers with limited knowledge of a topic area, intermediate level courses are for those with some understanding of a subject area and who would like to extend their skills, while advanced level courses are for those with significant experience who are keen to take their fundraising practice to the next level.

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