Training & Events

Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage is delivering a series of training courses and events across Scotland. The venues for each of the events will be based on demand for the courses and travel bursaries are available to support your attendance.

Are you ready to take part in a Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage training course? Our training is best suited to registered charities and constituted community groups.  Take a walk through our simple question and answer page to determine which course is right for you.  For further information on setting up a charity in Scotland please see the OSCR website.

We have two main training courses and a series of ‘In Focus’ events.  For further information on the courses please read our full course descriptions for  ‘Fundraising: Make it Happen’, ‘Fundraising: Planning to Progress’ and the ‘In Focus’ sessions.

If you are interested in any particular event or fundraising topic please do get in touch – we may be able to bring an event to your area

Please register for the events you would like to attend below.  We ask that no more than two representatives from each organisation attend an event.  Please note a nominal attendance fee is charged for each of the events.

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February 2017

In Focus: Full Cost Recovery (Edinburgh)

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Arts & Business Scotland, 1st Floor, Rosebury House9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ United Kingdom
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Are you confused about Full Cost Recovery? Does this impact on how you budget for projects?  This session looking at Full Cost Recovery (FCR) for grant-funded projects and organisations in the heritage sector is designed to help. The aim is to introduce the principles of FCR, how it can be applied fairly, simply and the associated challenges of implementing FCR in the real world. The training session is aimed at organisations that have some experience of FCR and those that have none…

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March 2017
£25.00 - £50.00

Fundraising: Make it Happen (Campbeltown)

March 1 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm
Campbeltown Town Hall, 54 Main Street
Campbeltown, Argyll PA28 6AB United Kingdom
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This one-day course will raise awareness of the various funding sources available to heritage organisations and projects. It will help you target the private sources of funding best suited to the work you want to do and outline the best practice methods of approach. The training covers: – Individual Giving – Developing your Case for Support – The Seven Steps of fundraising – Making the Ask – How to say ‘Thank you’ – A look at resources, tools and techniques…

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£25.00 - £50.00

In Focus: Introduction to Sponsorship (Edinburgh)

March 16 @ 10:45 am - 4:30 pm
Arts & Business Scotland, 1st Floor, Rosebury House9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ United Kingdom
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This In Focus session will explore the opportunities presented by corporate sponsorship for heritage groups and organisations.  It is aimed primarily at those who have no or very little sponsorship experience. It is also a great refresher for those who need reminding of the basic principles and practice of this area of fundraising within the heritage sector. The course will explore the following: What is sponsorship? Why businesses sponsor heritage How to identify potential business sponsors Understanding what businesses need…

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