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 info@scotheritage.org.

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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June 2017

Fundraising: Planning to Progress (Stirling)

June 22 @ 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
The Attic, Tolbooth
Stirling, FK8 United Kingdom
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This one-day course will provide you with an understanding of the significance and usefulness of a fundraising strategy and will provide you with the tools to construct an effective plan for your organisation. You will learn the principles of a fundraising model for heritage organisations and will begin to construct a strategy for your own organisation. The training covers: researching and identifying sustainable sources of private income developing project profiles pitching your project maintaining relationships with donors, funders or sponsors…

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July 2017
£25.00 - £50.00

In Focus: Trusts & Foundations (Edinburgh)

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Arts & Business Scotland, 1st Floor, Rosebury House9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ United Kingdom
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This session focuses on heritage organisations applying to Trusts & Foundations. The training will include: an overview of where Trusts sit within the overall funding landscape the advantages and disadvantages of making applications an exploration of the various different types of trusts a guide to writing proposals The event will explore case studies from the sector and provide top tips in making applications as well as developing and maintaining your relationship with a trust. The session will include a networking lunch. The event will…

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Telling it like it is: Effective Copywriting for your case for support (Edinburgh)

July 19 @ 10:30 am - 4:15 pm
Arts & Business Scotland, 1st Floor, Rosebury House9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ United Kingdom
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Using copywriting skills to build an effective case for support. This one-day training session is aimed at all individuals, regardless of their existing skills or experience, who need to develop a case for support for their heritage project or cause. Offering a combination of project-based, hands-on writing exercises with tips, techniques and critical theory, the training session explores the five stages of the copywriting process in the context of putting together an effective case for support. During the course of…

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