An introduction to fundraising for beginners, career changers, and everybody who wants to know what fundraising actually means and who wants to learn how to plan and implement strategic fundraising activities.

What we offer: 

Fundraising is important, today more than ever. NGOs are at the focus of many new developments and play an important role. You already know the most important things about fundraising, but want to take it to the next level now? You want to start strategic fundraising with your organization to be able to plan sustainably? Then this course is right for you. We explain how you can lift your fundraising to the next level and professionalize your organization.

This online course is an introduction to fundraising for newcomers, career changes, volunteers, and anybody who wants to understand fundraising in its context and complexity.


  • The fundraising cycle
  • Strategic fundraising
  • Case for support
  • Target groups and instruments
  • Success factors in fundraising
You develop concrete steps for your fundraising strategy for your organization. You will develop activities, a workplan and a timeline. With your strategic goals set, you can start immediately with the implementation of your fundraising plan.

Your benefit

You will get a hands-on lesson about fundraising. Our way of presenting the material makes it easy for you, to understand the complex topic from the get-go.

Who should take this online course: 

Fundraising and PR officers, management, board members (full-time and honorary), donors, volunteers who are interested in fundraising, consultants, career changers.

Your instructor 

Dr. Eva Wieners is an international fundraiser. She shares her knowledge from more than ten years in international fundraising. She has lived and worked in Europe, South America, and Asia and collaborated with organizations of different sizes. Her focus was on development, humanitarian aid, and agriculture. Since 2018 Dr. Wieners works as a trainer and consultant for fundraising and project management in Germany and in international contexts. Her specialty is online fundraising, crowdfunding, organizational development, sustainability, PR, and social media in fundraising.

Join us and make the first step to become a professional fundraiser and to make your fundraising more successful. We are looking forward to working with you.