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Fundraising training announced

Fundraising training announced

Training People, the NI based training agency providing training in fundraising and personal development issues, has announced a number of half and full day Belfast and Dublin based training courses.

The half day courses can be taken on their own as complete ‘stand alone’ courses.

Alternatively, by combining two half day courses and attending for a full day, participants can gain a more complete overview of the subjects of Applying for Grants and Developing a Fundraising Strategy.

The courses are:

— 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m: Finding the Funders (Applying for Grants – Part 1) Dublin Monday 17th November 08 (€70.00) / Belfast Thursday 27th November 08 (£55.00)

— 2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m: Improving Your Funding Applications (Applying for Grants – Part 2) Dublin Monday 17th November 08 (€70.00) / Belfast Thursday 27th November 08 (£55.00)

— 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.: Introduction to Fundraising (Developing a Fundraising Strategy – Part 1). Dublin Tuesday 18th November 08 (€70.00) / Belfast Friday 28th November 08 (£55.00)

— 2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.: Writing a Fundraising Plan (Developing a Fundraising Strategy – Part 2), Dublin Tuesday 18th November 08 (€70.00) / Belfast Friday 28th November 08 (£55.00)

— 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.: How to be a Confident Presenter (one day course): Dublin Wednesday 19th November 08 (€140.00) / Belfast Monday 1st December 08 (£110.00)

The venue for the Dublin courses is All Hallows College, Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. The venue for the Belfast courses is the Council for the Homeless NI, Andras House, 60 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BB.

For further information e mail trainingpeople@gillassociates.com or phone 028 9267 4737 (NI) / 048 9267 4737 (RoI).

Paul Artherton has a BA (Hons) Degree from Queen’s University and a MA Degree in Journalism from Pennsylvania State University. He has worked in PR and fundraising for over 27 years. Previously assistant director for fundraising and public relations at the Simon Community Northern Ireland for seven years, for the last 17 years he has run his own fundraising consultancy business specialising in fundraising, sponsorship, public relations and recruitment. His clients have included charities, private sector and public bodies. Examples include the Ulster Cancer Foundation, Simon Communities of Ireland, NI Hospice, North and West Belfast Health and Social Services Trust, Aiken Promotions, the Industrial Development Board and the Ulster Museum. He has lectured on voluntary sector management at Queens University Belfast Institute for Continuing Education. Since 2010 Paul has been a lay member of the NI Charity Tribunal.

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