Workshops and Training

Find out what's going on and how to get involved

Our aim is to provide training, free of charge to attendees wherever possible, on subjects relevant to any organisation in the charitable and voluntary sector.
Courses that have been provided so far in 2019 on the following subjects:
Title Date Trainer
Safeguarding Children 24.01.19 Tina Hesse
Media 12.02.19 Alex Mallinson
Media 14.02.19 Alex Mallinson
Anti-bullying 27.02.19 Alsion Fox
Safeguarding Children 14.03.19 Tina Hesse
Safeguarding Adults 28.03.19 Tina Hesse
Cyber Security 23.04.19 Alan MacPherson
Cyber Security 30.05.19 Alan MacPherson
Governance: What's a Voluntary Committee Meant to do 10.06.19 Jane Galloway
Governance: How to run my group, club or charity properly 11.06.19 Jane Galloway
Governance: Marketing my cause, venue or asset 12.06.19 Jane Galloway
Most of our training is provided by a professional charities management educator, or by other subject matter experts. Notably Safeguarding via the Safeguarding Board.
We are actively seeking to extend our training offering.
We also provide 1-2-1 help for organisations which are in need of guidance.
Upcoming courses will be listed below as they are arranged.

Major Donor Fundraising Masterclass

Thursday 11th July, 6.30pm - 8pm, St Paul’s Centre, St Helier

“Charities do not have to be large for it to be worth them starting a major giving programme.”

UK specialist fundraiser Ikhlaq Hussain will provide a masterclass to highlight the misconceptions around major donors to inspire small charities to unlock their real potential of major giving without having big teams and big budgets.

Plus! – Including up to date information provided by Kevin Lemasney, Director of High Value Residency at Locate Jersey, Ivo Le Maistre Smith, Deputy Chairman, AJC will set the local scene, and identify key differences between the UK and Jersey for those considering Major Donor Fundraising.

You will learn by the end of this class:

  • Why do small charities fail to attract philanthropists?
  • Does size of an organisation really matter in major gifts fundraising?
  • What are the key motivations behind why major donors give?
  • How do major donors choose a charity?
  • Where and how can you find major donors?
  • How to get ready for a major donor program
  • Proven tips to get more meetings with major donors
  • Conquering fear of Asking & dealing with rejections
  • Six step formula to make a successful face to face Ask
  • How ‘Thanking’ donors helps to land more major gifts

You will also have the opportunity to ask a seasoned major donor fundraiser your lingering questions.

Ikhlaq is head of major gifts at Orphans In Need in the UK. He teaches at the Institute of Fundraising and is a columnist for Third Sector Magazine. Ikhlaq featured in Fundraising Magazine's Top "25 under 35" fundraisers list for 2018.

Book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/major-donor-fundraising-masterclass-tickets-64305458357

N.B. The evening will begin at 6.30pm promptly.