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Training & Events

SYFAB runs training courses and events to help improve your fundraising skills, knowledge and confidence.

Our training and events are aimed at fundraisers with varying levels of experience, so whether you're new to fundraising or have done several applications already, take a look at our listings below to see what we're offering.

We run our training and events in various venues across South Yorkshire. Each one is open to anyone involved with a community organisation, you don't have to be working in South Yorkshire.

We can also provide specific training tailored to the needs of your organisation. Please contact us us for more information on commissioning SYFAB training in your location.

How to book

You can book your place and pay for it (where required) online. You don't need to register as a website user to book a place, but if you do choose to register, this will give you access to our other online services including the Funding Search and Funding News emails. Click the Sign In/Register link at the top of this page then click "Register now" to find out more about the benefits of registration.

Click here for a step-by-step guide to using the booking system

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

Join guest tutor Andy Kershaw, former BBC Broadcast journalist and presenter, to explore a broad introductory overview of the different ways of raising money from individuals that are appropriate to the work of your group and capacity.

This is a new grants fund for South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw voluntary and community organisations. The webinar will explain what it is and how to apply

Are you new to fundraising? Feeling a little daunted at the prospect of fundraising? Join us in a virtual classroom (Zoom) for a basic introduction on how to find funders and present your project.

Join us in a virtual classroom (Zoom) to explore over 2 half days how to write a funding application that satisfies the funder’s criteria, whilst promoting your project in a thought out and appealing way.

Join us in a virtual classroom (Zoom) to explore different sources of income and consider the options for your organisation. You will also begin to create a fundraising strategy appropriate for your project and capacity.

Would you like to know more about the Awards for All process? This interactive webinar on Zoom will help you understand the programme and prepare your funding application. The session includes a group exercise.