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Fundraising for school leaders programme content​​​​​​​

Introductory webinar
Thursday 25 Februrary 2021
​​​​​​​16:00-17:00

Speakers:
Jo Beckett, Joint CEO, IDPEPhilip Britton, Headmaster, Bolton SchoolSimon Jones, Director of Development, The Manchester Grammar School
Experts provide an overview of the development pathway and share best practice based upon benchmarking data from hundreds of schools actively fundraising from their communities.
Optional one-to-one consultation follow-up
At a date and time to suit you
with Jo Beckett, Joint CEO, IDPE
A virtual one-to-one consultation with IDPE’s Joint CEO, a qualified leadership coach and mentor experienced in raising funds and income generation, to establish a deeper understanding of the individual context, challenges and opportunities.
Module 1 - Online seminar
Thursday 18 March 2021
16:00-17:30

Speakers:
Philip Britton, Headmaster, Bolton School; Simon Jones, Director of Development, The Manchester Grammar School
Three topics delivered over 90 minutes by an experienced head and development director in a 90-minute online twilight seminar:​​​​​​​
  1. What is development? How does it impact a school and where does development fit?
  2. Systems, structures and personnel: What is required to run an effective development function? What does this cost and how do you budget for this?
  3. Asking for support: Developing a case for support and making the ask. How many ways can you ask and thank people?
Follow on one-to-one consultation
At a date and time to suit you
with Jo Beckett, Joint CEO, IDPE
Following completion of module 1, a 45-minute virtual one-to-one consultation with IDPE’s Joint CEO, a qualified leadership coach and mentor experienced in raising funds and income generation, takes place to explore how best to apply best practice to individual contexts, distil priorities and begin to develop a strategic plan. 
Module 2 - Online seminar
Tuesday 27 April 2021
16:00-17:30
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Speakers: Philip Britton, Headmaster, Bolton School; Simon Jones, Director of Development, The Manchester Grammar School
Three topics delivered over 90 minutes by an experienced head and development director  in a 90-minute online twilight seminar:​​​​​​​
  1. Planning cycles for the short, medium and long-term: What are the similarities and differences between fundraising for bursary programmes and capital projects? Embedding a culture of philanthropy for the long term.
  2. Measuring success: How do you measure your success and review your progress? The importance of KPIs and using benchmarking effectively.
  3. The role of the head: What are the roles and responsibilities of a head?
Follow on one-to-one consultation
At a date and time to suit you
​​​​​​​​​​with Jo Beckett, Joint CEO, IDPE
Following completion of module 2, a 45-minute virtual one-to-one consultation with IDPE’s Joint CEO, a qualified leadership coach and mentor experienced in raising funds and income generation, takes place to explore how best to apply best practice to individual contexts, distil priorities and begin to develop a strategic plan. 
Ask the expert Q&A and facilitated forum
Wednesday 19 May 2021
​​​​​​​16:00-17:30

Speakers: Philip Britton, Headmaster, Bolton School; Simon Jones, Director of Development, The Manchester Grammar School
A small group of heads facing similar challenges meet experienced heads for Q&A and structured facilitated discussion, providing the opportunity to:
  • ask questions to iron out specific challenges that have arisen following seminars
  • glean invaluable insights and share best practice 
 

If you wish to book an individual one-to-one consultation and mentoring session, prices start from £125 for 60 mins and £105 for 45 mins. Please contact the IDPE office for more information.

All prices shown are VAT exclusive