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ECDA Training Workshops

Join our paid training workshops to deep dive into digital organizing topics designed to help progressive organizations enhance their impact.

Unleash the power of small-donor fundraising
with Liza Baranyai

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Tuesday, 26th March | 11:00 - 12:30 CET

Tuesday, 30th April | 11:00 - 12:30 CET




Join us for an engaging online workshop on fundraising essentials in two sessions, where you'll learn how to craft a compelling narrative, engage potential donors, and navigate various fundraising methods effectively.


This comprehensive workshop is your first step towards confidently initiating a successful fundraising journey.

Target Audience:

Designed for beginners and those seeking to refine their fundraising strategies, our workshop series is the ideal stepping stone for NGOs, political groups, trade unions, and grassroots initiatives eager to launch small-donor fundraising effectively and strategically. 


Liza Baranyai brings over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, serving as a leader in fundraising and engagement within organizations and as a consultant. She has worked with well-known organizations like Greenpeace, Amnesty, and Oxfam.



Tuesday, 26 March - Unleash the power of small-donor fundraising

Part 1: Preparation and set-up


Welcome to our online workshop on fundraising essentials! This workshop will explore the fundamentals of starting your fundraising journey. We will discuss the necessary preparation, skills, and abilities needed to succeed and how to approach potential supporters. Discover where your donors might come from and learn about various methods and channels for fundraising, including their pros and cons. Join us to uncover the answers to these critical questions and kickstart your fundraising efforts confidently!

What you will learn:

  • How to develop a compelling fundraising narrative

  • How to identify and understand your target donor audience

  • Practical strategies for engaging potential supporters

  • Overview of fundraising methods and channels, including their pros and cons

Tuesday, 30 April -  Unleash the power of small-donor fundraising

Part 2: Planning and running campaigns


Discover the art of campaign planning in our online workshop! Learn how to meticulously strategize your campaigns, from setting clear objectives to defining measurable indicators. Understand what constitutes a realistic goal and how to gauge success effectively. Gain insights into ensuring the success of your fundraising campaign and managing time and budget constraints. Explore post-campaign strategies and delve into donor engagement techniques. Join us to unlock the secrets of crafting impactful and fruitful campaigns!

What you will learn:

  • How to set clear objectives and define measurable goals for your campaign

  • How to develop a detailed campaign strategy, including timeline and budget planning

  • How to identify and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success

  • Strategies for post-campaign donor engagement and feedback collection


€150 for two workshops

Early-bird discount: €75 sign up by 29th Feb

If you want to join our workshop but find the cost a barrier to signing up, contact us at, as we will offer scholarships to qualifying organizations.

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