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Looking for FREE resources to help you in your fundraising role? We’ve got you covered…


A guide to some of the fundraising/charity specific training available from free webinars to degree level courses.


Learn the basics, and more, with this list of fundraising-specific readings, blogs and other text-based resources.

Templates (coming soon)

A selection of documents and templates you can use for your fundraising activities and planning.


Links to a collection of online video resources about various fundraising practices and charity management.

Consultants Directory

If you’re looking for help in a specific area of practice, our list of consultants might be a good place to start.

What else?

What do you need to help you do, or love what you do, more? Tell us what’s missing

External resources

The following websites provide useful resources (think research, reports, examples) for all things fundraising.

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising

CIOF is your sector body, a super resource for all things fundraising, from courses and professional development, to awards, to our codes of conduct as fundraisers. This is definitely a website to visit regularly. CIOF is also leading this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign.


SOFII (showcase of fundraising innovation and inspiration) is just that, ideal if you’re looking for case studies from other charities.

The Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy

If you’re interested in the new science of Philanthropic Psychology, the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy is the home and best place to find reports, courses, blog posts on the subject.

About Loyalty

A research group focused on the supporter experience and research to show how growing donor satisfaction can lead to significant benefits in terms of longevity, donation amounts, and potential for legacies.

Legacy Futures

Legacy Futures is a great source for all things Legacy Fundraising including up-to-date sector data, training and consultancy.

Charity Excellence Framework

Founder, Ian McLintock, brings you a free grant database, and a weekly newsletter with new funding opportunities, and lots more. A must-read for anyone writing grant applications.

Get Grants

Get Grants have a useful ‘Funding Finder’ on their database which can help you search for suitable Trusts and Foundations to apply to. They also offer training and consultancy.

Charity Digital

Charity Digital are a charity that supports other charities and nonprofits to ‘be more digital’, from AI to everyday technology, they offer a range of resources, training, and even tech solutions (e.g. dotdigital) to help charities take advantage of digital opportunities.