The Fundraising course outlines the basic principles underpinning contemporary practice and standards in Fundraising within the education sector.

The Fundraising course will equip you with practical skills for you to advance your career in Fundraising and is suitable for beginner to intermediate-level practitioners within the field.

Once registered you’ll be given a login for our moodle online training site.

Please email with any questions.

Course Outline

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify influencing personnel in fundraising
  • Discuss why people give and what influences them
  • List the range of giving options
  • Discuss various social media strategies your institution can employ for effective fundraising
  • Develop a transformational vision application for your institution that demonstrates how an initiative will impact the lives of those who participate in it
  • Identify the structure required for successful fundraising
  • Identify the performance indicators and reporting formats for fundraising
  • Outline the steps for a comprehensive self-audit of fundraising structures and resources
  • Examine key taxation legislation and regulations as they relate to educational institutions

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Learning Hours

  • Introductory pre-course work – approximately 25 hours
  • Viewing 2021 training recordings – approx. 9 hours

CFRE Accreditation

Please note that completion of this course has been approved as 34 points towards your CRFE Certification – to learn more about the benefits of becoming a CFRE please click on the logo. To keep track of your continuing education please fill in this form to submit with your application.

2021 Self paced Training Dates

When: Self paced training available until Dec 2021. (We are also planning to run our next face-to-face course in September 2022. More information about this training to follow early 2022.)

Where: online


Additional Information

Registration Fee


Educate Plus Members (all membership types)

    $500 (inclusive of GST)


    *$800 (inclusive of GST)

*The non-member rate provides the option for non-members to include individual one year membership. (Normal cost $315 p.a.)


This is all-inclusive and covers the course materials, resources and the administration costs associated with running the training. 

For further information and any other queries, please contact our Events & Training Manager at