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new seminars to help schools fundraisers

Charity First are pleased to present a new series of interactive seminars based on our recent release, Raising Funds for Your School - A comprehensive guide. Led by the guide’s author, organisational development professional Nick Ryan, the seminars give a broad overview of fundraising options and methods available to schools and offer attendees practical advice on how to up their game and attract new funding for their schools. All delegates will receive a free copy of the book, which is also available from this site as a paperback or as a downloadable PDF. 

Click here for further details of the book and here for details of the next seminar, to be held at Alsop High School, Queen’s Drive, Walton, Liverpool L4 6SH, on Tuesday 18thJune 2019. 


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Social Partnership Marketing's recent seminar at the London Academy of Excellence was an excellent opportunity to learn what works. Nick Ryan gave a very clear guide to how to plan and implement a wide range of activities, from setting up a fundraising or development function, through to instituting an annual, capital and even endowment campaign. It was full of practical tips on priorities and common pitfalls, all presented in an engaging, practical manner.Howard Lake, UK Fundraising



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Schools Fundraising Seminar to be held in Liverpool

Charity First will be presenting the next in their series of fundraising seminars on Tuesday 18thJune 2019 at Alsop High School, Queen’s Drive, Walton, Liverpool L4 6SH. The seminar will be led by Nick Ryan, author of the well received Charity First Series title Raising Funds for Your School - A comprehensive guide, and all delegates will receive a free copy.

For further details, or to book, click here.

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