Partnership and Fundraising

Registration deadline: 19 Jul 2019  Training date: 29 Jul 2019 to 01 Aug 2019

About the workshop

This workshop will help mid-senior level NGO managers identify partners to work with on humanitarian responses, including ways of working with different stakeholders (i.e. UN, INGOs, local government), and to map funding opportunities, and develop successful funding proposals for institutional donors (i.e. USAID, DFID, ECHO) and trusts/foundations.

Objectives of the workshop By the end of the training participants will:

  1. Increase participants’ skills and confidence in approaching partners and finding areas of common approaches in humanitarian response. Allow participants to practice different ways they would communicate with partners i.e. how to talk to government officials/to UN.
  2. Empower participants to search for funding opportunities- how to register for donor sites/what due diligence is required/what information about their organizations to give to donors to make them eligible for funding
  3. Understand specific institutional donors (DFID, USAID, ECHO); knowing where to find information on available funds and how to approach donors.
  4. Understand that there are different trusts/foundations and outline the main Arab/Islamic sources of financing available for participants’ work.
  5. Understand and practice writing the key structure of proposals, i.e. What is an introduction?, Logical Framework, Theory of Change, Budget and Activity Descriptions.

Intended audience: this course is intended for

• Fundraising Managers

• Programme Managers

• Partnership Managers/Directors

• Programme Directors

• Finance Managers, with proposal writing responsibilities.

Core content areas

• Partnership ways of working and approaching humanitarian stakeholders

• Fundraising- searching for and becoming eligible to apply for institutional funds

• Proposal writing- practical guidance

Course format

Face-to-Face workshop with practical activities.


Poppy Hardee

Poppy is a Humanitarian Capacity Building Manager and Trainer with Save the Children International, with specific experience in Programme management (implementing through local partners) and Institutional Fundraising. She has an MA in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Kent, UK and has 8 years’ of fundraising and project management experience in humanitarian contexts including Palestine, Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Somalia and the Philippines. She has worked for CAFOD, ACTED, Terre des Hommes Italia, UNICEF and Save the Children. She has successfully won funding from ECHO, EU, DFID, USAID, UNICEF and UNHCR. She has further worked in national NGOs and research Institutes in Palestine and has always been committed to building local staff capacities in order to encourage home grown responses and locally owned projects.

Fee information:

USD 800 per participant. This fee does not include accommodation, flight or transportation


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