Effective Fundraising and Proposal Writing Training Programme – Online


Trust Consultancy and Development and Road Map are introducing an online training program in Effective Fundraising and Proposal Writing! If you are looking to enhance your skills in writing winning proposals, then look no further. Our comprehensive training program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to write compelling and persuasive proposals that win business. Our program covers everything from the fundamentals of proposal writing to advanced techniques for crafting persuasive proposals. Whether you are an experienced proposal writer or just starting out, our program is designed to meet your needs. Sign up today and take the first step towards becoming a Fundraising and Proposal Writing expert!

This training will be held Online.

The whole training will be held in English.

14th March 2023 – First session from 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm, second session 3:00 pm to 04:30 pm (Istanbul time)

15th March 2023 – First session from 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm, second session 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm (Istanbul time)

16th March 2023 – First session from 11:30 am to 01:30 pm, second session 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm (Istanbul time)

The training fee is USD 300 including certificate. Once you register we will email you with further information about the training and payment.

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Course Details:

This course aims to teach participants how to prepare and present information about their organizations and their specific projects to donors, to raise funds for their work. The course will inform participants:

  • How to look for funds for humanitarian and development projects.
  • How to register with humanitarian and development donors.
  • How to create (with examples) a pipeline of potential donors.
  • The organizational information required by donors to apply for funds (‘donor due diligence’).
  • How to prepare an effective concept note- main information required, format, hints and tips for writing a good project concept.
  • How to prepare an effective proposal- main information required, format, hints and tips for writing a good project concept.
  1. Register their organization with at least 3 new donors.
  2. Create and maintain monthly, a funding pipeline of potential donors.
  3. Submit at least 4 concept notes to donors.
  4. Submit at least 2 proposals to donors.
  5. Receive funding from at least 1 of the proposals submitted.

Introduction to fundraising:
• Where to look for fundraising- online sites, services- when to pay/when not to pay!;
• How to introduce yourself (i.e., good introduction email, online tools);
• How to network- where to meet donors, funders, etc.

Basic information required by donors from organizations, including some examples:
• Annual report;
• Past project data;
• Brochure/infographics/one-pagers.

Donor due diligence:
• How to register with donors;
• How to submit accurate organizational information (i.e., accounts, legal status information)

Organization/project presentation/concept note:
• How to prepare a donor presentation/short concept;
• Main sections, information needed, project summary, good project title, etc.

Recap on the donor presentation/concept session and split the group into pairs to create a presentation/concept.

Ask pairs to present back and provide feedback as a group and from me as a trainer.

Poppy Hardee is a committed humanitarian with over ten years’ experience in institutional fundraising, program management and capacity strengthening. Her field experience covers a range of humanitarian sectors in complex settings. Poppy has supported and managed programs directly in Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Somalia, and Sierra Leone. She is also a business development expert who currently works for Save the Children UK, as their Charitable Funding Lead.

Any staff of humanitarian or development organizations with a responsibility for program design, business development, proposal writing and/or fundraising.

Please note that participants will not prepare full concept notes or proposals during this training. The facilitator will take participants through concept note and proposal formats and provide some examples of concepts and proposals that have successfully secured funding.

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