Training on Donor Relations, Resource Mobilization, and Development Project Reporting

Program Date

20 Mar 24 Mar 2023

Program Location

London, UK

Program Venue

Best Western Corona Hotel

Registration Closing Date

31 Jan 2023

Program Introduction

Humanitarian and Development organizations are heavily dependent on the donor community besides other sources of funding. Thereby, promoting and supporting partnerships with funders consumes a fair share of their resources, knowledge, and time. The majority of organizations realize how crucial thoughtfully and proactively cultivated donor relations are. However, many fail to accomplish high levels of engagement.

Training on Donor Relations, Resource Mobilization, and Development Project Reporting in London has been exclusively developed for the members of development organizations to aid them in designing and pursuing successful donor relation strategies. Knowledge acquired throughout the course of this program shall help you maximize donor engagement and retention and tailor communication strategy for better donor stewardship.


Target Audience

This training program is specifically aimed at staff members of humanitarian and development organizations. It will be particularly beneficial for:

  • Mid and Senior Level Managers of NGOs, INGOs, and Governmental Bodies
  • Communications Professionals
  • Reporting Specialists
  • Fundraising Professionals
  • Proposal Writers
  • Development Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Anyone potentially or currently engaged in donor relation management

Program Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this training course, its attendees shall be able to:

  • Comprehend the specifics of donor relationship management and resource mobilization
  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of major donors and the international donor community
  • Acquire essential skillset for finding donors and their affiliates
  • Implement an effective communication strategy for better stewardship practices
  • Administer constructive donor reporting
  • Successfully Manage key relationships to secure major donations and long-lasting partnerships
  • Maximize donor engagement and retention in the organization’s development projects

Program Contents

First Day

  • Structure and Build of Humanitarian and Development Organizations
  • Sources of Funding for Development Interventions
  • Resource mobilization strategies
  • Understanding the importance of Donors
  • Overview of International Donor Community

Second Day

  • International funding guidelines; Harmonization Project
  • Exploring Major Donors and their funding guidelines
  • Types of donors
  • Government-Donor Relationships
  • NGO/Development Organizations and Donor relationships

Third Day

  • How to research donors
  • Identifying Major donors for a specific organization
  • Matching donors with a given project
  • Strategies for award-winning proposal writing
  • Formulating donor acquisition and retention strategies

Fourth Day

  • Determining desired levels of donor engagement
  • Donor Stewardship
  • Establishing frequent channels of communication
  • Donor Reporting
  • Best practices for donor relationship management

Fifth Day – Practical Workshop and Exposure

The last day of the program will be dedicated to hand-on practice on donor communication and presentation skills as well as proposal writing and report generation. In the second half of the day, training participants will visit local NGOs and discuss best practices in donor relationship management.


Program Methodology

This Training on Donor Relations, Resource Mobilization, and Development Project Reporting in London is a short-term extensive training course with a highly practical focus. The presenter will apply modern adult learning techniques to achieve high levels of effectiveness throughout the delivery of every session. The methods deployed will include open presentations, group discussions, individual assignments, and case studies. Each training day will be finalized with a participant feedback session to better meet the expectations of the audience and maximize delegate satisfaction.

Program Fee
GBP3650

Payment Options

Fee Covers

  • Visa Assistance (complimentary)

  • Participant Assessment

  • Airport Pickup

  • Accommodation

  • Wi-Fi

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Breakfast

  • Workshop Kit

  • Program Materials

  • Program Experts

  • Practical Activities

  • Lunch

  • Refreshments

  • Interactive workshop

  • City Map & Direction

  • Risalat T-shirt (complimentary)

  • Field Visit

  • Program Certificate

  • Entertaining Tour

  • Program Report

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