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EVENT on Tue 31 Oct 2023 : SYFAB's Introduction to Fundraising Face-To Face Session in BARNSLEY

Posted by Andy

The idea of fundraising may seem daunting if you are new to it, so getting the basics right is vital for your group, activity, event or project.

This face-to-face training session for Barnsley groups explores how to find funders and present your project in the best way possible for a strong application.

How does it work?

  • The informal session will take place in a classroom, using slide, presentations handouts, discussion and simple but fun group interactive exercises 
  • Our tutor is an experienced fundraiser with over 30 years experience
  • There is time scheduled for breaks and refreshments
  • Access for people with disabilities
  • Access to toilet facilities

This session will help you:

• Learn about sources of funding for voluntary, community organisations and charities.
• Find out how to identify which sources of funding your project is likely to appeal to and why
• Gain experience of what potential donors need to know about your project in a written format
• Learn how to present your project to a potential funder.

This session is aimed at those NEW to fundraising.

Date: Tuesday 31st October 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Level: Beginner
Cost: £40.00 per person 
Statutory Body: £80.00 per person 
Venue: Barnsley College, Falcon St, Barnsley S70 8EY Classroom

(Main entrance overlooks County Way Car Park)

Further details of will be emailed out the day before the training session to the email provided upon booking.


Previous participants said:

"Feeling more confident !"

"Lots of great info & context"

“This is the best course I've been on in the last few months. The activities were not complicated but really useful and I have taken loads away from today”

“I feel confident that I will be able to put a more professional bid together”

“Relaxed session which made me feel able to share and discuss - lovely group of people”


You must book a place through our website. Please register with the email address you would like the 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. Please contact us if you are only able to pay by cheque or if you require an invoice for payment. Once we've received your payment, we will confirm your place by email.

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

Click here for full event details