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Dana's live blog

After a late night preparing their pitches, NAFS participants are up early on this bright and sunny day in Alfriston to do their Corporate Pitch task. Everyone is looking super smart and ready to pitch to a company for anywhere up to £50,000 – and have six minutes to do so, with their fellow delegates watching, and a camera recording them…

Roxie Keon & Dominic Haddock

L-R: Roxie Keon & Dominic Haddock practising perfect pitch

Day five at the National Arts Fundraising School

Why do we put them through a task like this? We do this to embed the skills. Using a multi-layered approach to feedback and reflection enables each individual to learn about the specific presentation and communication skills they already have, what they can put into practice, and how to develop these valuable skills for the future.

You see fundraising training isn’t just about technical knowledge and case studies. It’s also about harnessing your inner personality, passion and drive to develop meaningful relationships, and thus meaningful donations. That’s something our participants really seem to be embracing, as they prepare to take their knowledge and findings back to their organisations.

I’m looking forward to celebrating with our participants tonight at the informal social, following some informative sessions on digital giving and major campaigns. Let’s see if anyone wants to perform some money themed songs at our karaoke party…


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Zarko Koneski
Bill Vince
Hannah Kirkham
Georgina Brown
Day one at the National Arts Fundraising School
Day two at the National Arts Fundraising School
Day three at the National Arts Fundraising School
Day four at the National Arts Fundraising School

Our next programme runs 12-17 November 2017

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Price for 2017: £1950 + VAT. We even have a money-back guarantee!

How else can we help?

Did you know =mc also offers a range of one-, two- and three-day training programmes on other topics?

The courses cover everything from Management and Leadership to Project Management, Influencing & Negotiating to Strategy, Presentation Skills to Managing Multiple Priorities – all skills that you’re likely to need as a fundraising professional.

The programmes are available as in-house training, which means our trainers come to you at a time and place that’s most convenient.

To find out more, visit the Learning & Development webpages on the Management Centre website, or call 020 7978 1516 to discuss your development needs with a specialist.

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