Technological advances now mean there are more opportunities for charities to raise money via online platforms, social media and contactless payments. This course provides an overview of the key platforms and social media resources and how charities can use these to fundraise. The course will also touch upon maximising  your website for fundraising purposes.

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will know:

  • How to find and assess online giving platforms
  • How to use social media to generate donations
  • How to maximise income from your website
  • Infrastructure requirements for online fundraising

Trainer Profile

Kathy Roddy has been a fundraising trainer and consultant for the past 17 years. Prior to that, she was Executive Director of a national animal welfare organisation. Kathy is a certified member of the Institute of Fundraising and holds the Certificate in Fundraising Management. She has recently co-authored an MA module entitled ‘The Art and Science of Fundraising’ which is part of the MA in Philanthropy run through the Centre for Philanthropy at the University of Kent.

Benefits to you

You will leave the session with some practical tools to ensure you have the ability and confidence to create a diverse online fundraising strategy.

Who should attend?

This session is appropriate for any organisation members who are responsible for generating income.


Thursday 30th November 2017


1.45pm arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 2pm start. The workshop will finish by 5pm.


£70 per person for OCVA Members
£80 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£95 per person from a non-charitable organisation


Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
Floyd’s Row
St Aldates

There is no parking available, although we are able to provide parking for disabled delegates. The venue is also serviced with good transport links including bus and rail services, more information can be found here.

Enquiries contact:

Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training@ocva.org.uk

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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