IDPE and IoF Certificate in Fundraising           

Why should you participate in the IDPE and IoF Certificate in Fundraising?

  1. It's the only qualification specifically designed for those working in schools’ development.
  2. It provides an opportunity to consolidate and develop your existing fundraising skills and experience.
  3. It will offer you practical and effective fundraising models to apply within your current role.
  4. The opportunity to learn from other schools’ development and alumni relations professionals and to develop an invaluable network of ongoing support.
  5. Successful completion will professionally recognise your competency in schools’ development.
  6. Return to your development office with increased knowledge and confidence, which will positively impact your own and your school’s fundraising results.
‘I would definitely recommend the course. It has given me a greater range of skills and more confidence in what I am doing, as well as the opportunity to network with others in the same field.’ - IDPE and IoF Certificate in Fundraising student


If you have further questions about the certificate, you can download the course handbookor please contact IDPE to discuss further.

Next course: Autumn 2020

The next IDPE and IoF Certificate in Fundraising commences on Wednesday 21 October 2020 and will now be delivered virtually.

£1973 IDPE members

£2129 Non IDPE members

This includes a one-year subscription to the Institute of Fundraising.

To find out more about the course including a full list of dates and to book your place, please click here.

Alternatively, please contact the IDPE office.


From a previous graduate...

'After completing the course my enthusiasm for development has grown 110% and this has created a sense of purpose for driving development activity in the school.'
Kirsty Hassan, IDPE and IoF Certificate in Fundraising graduate and Director of External Communications at Windermere School
Find out more about Kirsty's experience of the IDPE and IoF Certificate in Fundraising.