Designed around you

We now offer three flavours of the school. The intensive week-long onsite residential is available if you’re looking for a focused chance to have a sort-out-your-strategy week.

if you’re looking for a flexible work-at-your-own-pace option, the online option might be ideal, delivered over 4 weeks, 1.5 days a week.

And for those who need a balance, we now offer a third flavour the mix-and-match hybrid option combining online and onsite.

Designed Around You - Woman thinking and studying


Help me to focus and plan long-term

  • pre-programme consultation
  • 2 x .5 days online preparation
  • 121 personal coaching pre School
  • Individual catch up sessions
  • 6 onsite days in beautiful residential setting
  • 2 x .5 days online implementation support
  • 121 personal coaching
  • 12 months follow up support

Investment: £2500 + VAT

Ideal if…
  • You have to really make a massive change to your fundraising and need time and space to do that
  • It’s hard to focus at work with constant interruptions- you need to invest time in this
  • You learn best when it’s clear how issues are connected – and you enjoy learning from others live


Make it flexible for me at home on in the office

  • pre-programme consultation
  • 2 x half-days online preparation
  • 121 personal coaching
  • 1.5 days training a week over 4 weeks
  • 2 x .5 days online implementation support
  • 121 personal coaching
  • 3 months follow up support

Investment: £1500 + VAT

Ideal if…
  • You need to balance current work-in-progress with developing new skills and approaches
  • You have caring responsibilities that make time away difficult
  • You like to learn in chunks and prefer to absorb a new idea and insights – then move on


I need flexible, focused and follow through support

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  • pre-programme consultation
  • 2 x half-days online preparation
  • One-to-one personal coaching pre-school
  • 350-page comprehensive fundraising manual
  • Individual catch up sessions
  • 4 days onsite interactive training
  • 2 x half-days online implementation support
  • One-to-one personal coaching post-School
  • 6 months follow up support
  • Free membership of NAFS alumni

Investment: £1950 + VAT

Ideal if…
  • You can manage some time away but need to keep it tight
  • You’re comfortable with online learning but enjoy the difference that in-room interaction offers
  • You want to make sure that key ideas are connected and you have the chance to learn from others

Whatever option you choose we want to make sure it’s perfect for you

Here’s how we shape the programme to your needs:

  • A online questionnaire to help us design the programme around you and your interests
  • A one-to-one call with your personal coach identifying the key issues you want to address
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Developing your strategy and your skills

At the heart of the programme is six days of engaging and interactive learning — onsite or online. Every school is different and designed around you as an active participant to help you develop a strategy, and the skills to implement it. Find out more about:

Developing your strategy and your skills | Group brainstorm activity

6 months of advice and support

The learning and support doesn’t stop after the programme. For the next 6 months we offer:

  • Help and advice by phone and email on proposals, strategies, and approaches
  • Free follow up webinars to build on the programme
  • Invites to regular alumni events sharing ideas and learning
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Ongoing development

As a NAFS alumni member you’re entitled to:

  • Discounts at special training events and on publications
  • Priority access to our consultancy team for more intensive support
  • Access to the exclusive Alumni Facebook and LinkedIn groups
  • The chance to apply for one of the special national Emcee awards
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