Online forums
Our webinars offer information relevant to schools’ development such as trends or changes impacting the sector, the latest tools available to support schools’ fundraising, and practical tips to improve your school’s fundraising performance.
These one-hour sessions provide expert training with minimal time commitment required and are open to members and non-members.
IDPE members can watch recordings of all our previous webinars here.
Look out for more free to members webinars coming soon!

New to development programme webinars
The following webinars are a part of IDPE's New to development programme, a two-year training course in schools’ fundraising and engagement. To find out more about these webinars and the New to development programme visit our New to development homepage.​​​​​​​
Engagement webinars
New to development: engaging your community
Tuesday 19 January 2021, 10:00-11:00
New to development: engagement and events

​​​​​​​Tuesday 2 February 2021,​​​​​​​ 10:00-11:00
New to development: engaging through careers programmes and networking
Tuesday 2 March 2021, ​​​​​​​10:00-11:00
Fundraising webinars (state)
New to development: trusts and foundations (state)
Wednesday 21 April 2021, 10:00-11:00
New to development: friend-raising to fundraising (state)
Wednesday 5 May 2021, 10:00-11:00
New to development: regular giving and annual funds (state)
Wednesday 9 June 2021, 10:00-11:00
Campaigns webinars (independent)
New to development: planning a campaign and feasibility studies (independent)
Tuesday 27 April 2021, ​​​​​​​10:00-11:00
New to development: bursary campaigns (independent)
Tuesday 11 May 2021, 10:00-11:00
New to development: capital campaigns (independent)
Tuesday 8 June 2021, ​​​​​​​10:00-11:00
Online forums
IDPE's new online forums are an opportunity for you to join a small group of peers for a live, online, facilitated discussion and exchange of ideas on a given topic. These sessions will start with a presentation with a short Q&A followed by breakout rooms for further detailed discussion.  Those attending will be required to take part in a facilitated discussion. ​​​​​​​Register now to attend one of our upcoming forums.

                                   IDPE community forum - Embracing the virtual world: How to adapt your fundraising                                         
14:00-15:30, Thursday 5 November 2020

What does fundraising look like online and how do you get started? Join us to hear more about the power of virtual fundraising to schools and how to get your alumni community to embrace the new virtual world.
​​​​​​​Plus, we will hear from Reigate Grammar School on how to run a successful giving day.

​​​​​​​Find out more and book your place