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EVENT on Wednesday 9th December 2020: Diversify your income (virtual classroom)

Posted by Bianca

Diversify your income explores different potential sources of income.

This interactive session helps you outline a plan for how to get funding from each of the sources appropriate for your project and capacity.

So how does it work?

• The session will use Zoom to create a virtual classroom, where presentations and group interactive exercises will take place, just like they do in a traditional classroom
• There will be time to work independently to begin developing a funding strategy for your organisation, that reflects your organisation’s capabilities and capacity
• There is even time scheduled for coffee breaks.

This session will help you:

• Identify funding sources appropriate for your organisation
• Outline a plan to get funding from each of the sources appropriate for your project and capacity
• Discuss the purpose of a fundraising strategy
• Begin drawing up a fundraising strategy for your project.

This session is aimed at those new to creating and using a fundraising strategy, or those who have some experience but would like the space to reflect on their understanding.


Date: Wednesday 9th December 2020
Time: 10:00 - 1:30
Level: Beginner to intermediate
Cost: £40.00 per person
Sheffield voluntary and community groups: £20.00 per person (maximum 2 places per group)
Statutory Body/Individual Consultants: £80.00
Venue: Zoom Virtual Classroom

Details of how to join the meeting will be emailed out the day before the training session to the email provided upon booking.

If you have never used Zoom before there is a useful online guide to it here.

Previous Zoom Virtual Classroom participants said:

“I have been thinking about putting a strategy in place and this has really helped about how to do it, structure it and implement it.”

“The funding strategy template is better than the one we have been using to date, so that's a real plus and I will use it at once - tomorrow probably”

“it was smashing”

“I've really enjoyed it. It's just the right length”


You must book a place through our website. Please register with the email address you would like the Zoom invitation sent to.

*Places on the session are limited; we will open up further dates if there is the demand. To register your interest in future sessions please contact

We accept bookings using the following payment methods:

Online using debit/credit card or Paypal account

The quickest and easiest way to book places is to book and pay instantly online using the online booking system in the green box below. Select "Card/Paypal" for this option. Payment can be made by debit or credit card, or through your Paypal account if you have one. Your booking will then be confirmed immediately by email.

Online followed by BACS

If you prefer to pay by BACS, you can provisionally reserve your place online by selecting "BACS / Cheque" on the payment screen. You then need to make a BACS payment using the details in the reservation email we send you. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept cheques at this time. Once we've received your payment, we will confirm your place by email.

You can download our payment and cancellation terms and conditions here.

Sheffield voluntary and community sector organisations

A selection of our training sessions, which focus on different types of funding, are subsidised by Sheffield City Council for voluntary and community groups whose work benefits Sheffield residents. Sessions that are eligible for this subsidy will be highlighted under the ‘Cost’ section on the booking page. Eligible groups can access two subsidised places per session.  Places are limited and bookings are only confirmed once payment has been received.

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