IDPE's New to development programme
What is IDPE's new to development programme?
If your school is new to schools’ fundraising and engagement, or you have recently recruited a new member to your team, IDPE’s new to development programme is a two-year, holistic training programme offering an introduction to all aspects of professional fundraising and engagement in schools. Delivered by experienced development professionals who are actively working in schools around the UK, the programme gives you the opportunity to study the essential elements in developing a successful fundraising and engagement programme, from setting up a development office and creating your case for support, to exploring ways of engaging with your community and developing your first fundraising strategy.
The new to development programme is delivered through:
A series of virtual training sessions covering the nuts and bolts of schools’ fundraising and engagement
Each webinar series will be focussed on a specific aspect of schools’ fundraising and engagement
See first-hand how a development department works with insight from established development offices
Termly ‘ask the expert’ forums
Your opportunity to ask questions and gain advice from experienced development professionals
|What will schools gain from participating in this programme?
Schools who complete IDPE’s new to development programme will benefit from:
Who is it for?
IDPE’s new to development programme is aimed specifically at:
- Individuals who are new to the schools’ development profession (with less than 2 years’ experience)
- Schools who are in the process of establishing a development office
What does the programme include?
IDPE’s new to development programme is structured so that schools or individuals new to development can access the most relevant information to them in a flexible and affordable way. The full programme is a two year course incorporating the schools’ fundraising and engagement toolkits, webinars, schools visits and ask the expert forums, but if the two year course isn't for you, you can choose one of four other packages which include different aspects of the programme. To find out more, view the full programme, or find out more about what's happening this term.
While sessions are being run virtually, two attendees from one school can attend at no further cost. Once you have booked your place, we will contact you before each session to ask who you would like to attend.
|Package|| IDPE members (independent)
To book your place, contact the IDPE office.
|Package A : Two year programme
|Package B: One year programme*
|Package C: Two toolkits
|Package D: One toolkit*
|Package E: One term online*
If you have any questions about the content, delivery or packages for the new to development programme, please contact the IDPE office.