Building Data Frameworks for Fundraising Success 

Course Overview

Creating an effective data management framework is essential for organisations that now rely on data as their primary asset for fundraising and creating insight to help improve operations.  

Poor quality data and lack of proper governance can create result in poor outcomes and increase risk. The need to comply with legislation to ensure data can be used by the organisation while protecting the organisation from risk is an organisational-wide requirement. 

This course aims to help those responsible for managing data, understand the fundamental components of a Framework for managing data so as to be able to build a plan that can be understood and implemented by the whole organisation. 


  • Familiar with everyday uses of data

Learning Outcomes  

By the end of the session, you will: 

  • Understand the key components of a data management framework. Be able to create a data management plan that can be understood by the entire organisation. 
  • Be able to identify areas of key risk to the organisation. 

Key Topics:

  • Data Strategy
  • Data Governance
  • Data Quality
  • Data Operations
  • Technology

Key Topics:
The value of data – how data can be used to improve key organisational outcomes

  • Risk – where there is risk to the organisation for poorly managed data.
  • Component of a Data Management Framework
  • DataOps function
  • Low impact data management
  • Bringing it all together

What the session won’t cover:
Specific technologies 
Privacy legislation 

Dates and Time

12 & 14 July 2023

1:00pm – 5:00pm AEST

Online tutor-lead


Member $510
Non member $665

4 & 6 October 2023

1:00pm – 5:00pm AEDT

Online tutor-lead


Member $510
Non member $665

Full participation in Safeguarding Donor Privacy and Data is applicable for up to 7 continuing education points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

FIA Code
This course relates to the following aspects of the FIA Code of Conduct:

FIA Code 2.0 Compliance

FIA Code 3.0 Ethical Conduct

FIA Code 4.0 Conduct towards Donors

Richard Harris
Account Director
Certus Solutions

A seasoned data driven marketing & analytics professional, Richard Harris has spent 19 years helping businesses enhance their data driven strategies and marketing campaigns. As the Managing Director for ADMA IQ, Richard was responsible for helping provide solutions to help Australian businesses build the data & analytics skills of the future. Richard is a passionate advocate for the use of data to drive customer experience and helping businesses unlock the value from their data assets and ensuring data is well managed and governed appropriately. Richard has a Master’s in Marketing Management from Macquarie University’s Graduate School of Management and lives in the Blue Mountains of Sydney.

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