European Fundraising School


7 days of international fundraising experiences for your success!


Learning from the best!

The European Fundraising School is happening from 19th-20th of June 2018 for the first time in Berlin and from 25th to 29th of June 2018 in Vienna.



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2-Day Workshop in

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Developing Major Gifts

with Eva Aldrich

19th to 20th of June, 2018

Your ­organization wants to gain more major donors? Then this new course is the right one for you! “Major Gifts:  Building Your Base of Major Donors” will show you how you address the challenges in developing major gifts. After the course you will achieve new levels of success with your major gifts program.  


3-Day Intensive Course in Vienna

Fundraising Intensive
with Eva Aldrich
25th to 27th of June, 2018

Whether you are a new or experienced fundraiser, the keys to success are the same:  great fundraising requires knowledge of key principles of ethical fundraising, solid strategy, and an ability to prioritize to get things done.  This three-day course is an intensive introduction to core methods and principles of successful fundraising.



2-Day Workshop in Vienna

Building your Major Donor Journey
with Bernard Ross

28th to 29th of June, 2018

Want to learn the secrets of how to raise €300M for the Eiffel tower or how to persuade a US media mogul to save Rwanda's 800 gorillas? Then you need to explore the opportunities offered by the growth in HNWI (High Net Worth Individuals) and UHNWI (Ultra High Net Worth Individuals). Wether you have previous knowledge or not, this programme will provide you with the skills and confidence to work with HNWI and UHNWI. 



Extra Evening Session in Vienna

Behavioural economics in fundraising – the next big thing?
with Bernard Ross

28th of June, 2018
4:30 PM till 6:00 PM

In this 90 minute session Bernard Ross will share the latest developments in neuroscience and behavioural economics with you. These suggest that much of what we know about how donors decide may be wrong – and that they are irrational, but predictably irrational.


Your Trainers

Your trainers - Eva Aldrich (Ph.D., CFRE) and Bernhard Ross - are looking forward to meeting you!


    Good reasons for your attendance

Who should attend the European Fundraising School and why. Good reasons for your attendance.



Make sure to make use of our Early-Bird discount and have a look at the prices of this years European Fundraising School.




Take the opportunity to participate in the European Fundraising School free of charge and apply for a scholarship.


Information  & Contact

Find out how to register and further details about the location and accomodation.




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Monica Culen
CEO RED NOSES Clowndoctors International

“It is not only essential to know thingsin theory, but also to reflect on your experiences with others. For that reason I can highly recommend the European Fundraising School.”

Sofia Papadakaki
Trusts & Foundations Officer, CERN

“The European Fundraising School was one of the most useful courses I have attended. I gained valuable knowledge and practical skills that I can share within my organisation.”

Sandrine Guivarch
Responsable Mécénat et Partenariats, Handicap International

“I highly appreciated the knowledge and expertise of Eva Aldrich. It has been a great pleasure to follow her lessons and learn from her!”

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