Call for Applications to Fundraising Workshop

CEU’s Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) seeks applications to a one–day intensive workshop on Fundraising at CEU from 10 am to 6 pm Saturday, March 28.


This workshop is part of HRSI’s Capacity Building Program, aimed at providing students with practical skills needed to work in the not–for–profit sector. Participants will:

- learn the principles and key concepts of fundraising;

- understand fundraising as a planned and continuous activity, and the ongoing organizational efforts required for it;

- become familiar with different fundraising techniques and their adaptability

- get a view on different campaigns

Participants will debate on trendy or unpopular causes to fundraise for (case sensitivity of the societies participants come from), discuss what targeted and planned fundraising means, and go through hints and tips of getting funds from different types of donors. The trainers will touch on forms of fundraising from individuals, new technology fundraising and campaign examples. Participants will also brainstorm together on possibilities of fundraising for own ideas.


CEU students, junior staff, CEU alumni, staff from Budapest–based NGOs, students from other universities.

Application Process:

Applicants should fill in the attached Application Form and return it to before the deadline.

Selected applicants will be notified via email a few days after the deadline.


Applications should be sent to HRSI no later than Monday, March 16th, midnight.


The workshop is free of charge.

All participants will be rewarded a Certificate of completion.


The workshop will be facilitated by Kiry Noemi Ambrus and her colleague Andras Nagygyorgy.

Kiry Noemi Ambrus is the lead trainer and consultant of Civil Support Nonprofit Ltd, a company founded with the aim to improve efficiency of non-profit organizations by providing them innovative and integrated services. With her almost 20 years of experience in working with non-profit organizations in Hungary and CEE, she loves sharing her knowledge and inspiring others.

Andras Nagygyorgy is a fundraising and organisational development specialist. His seven years of experience in fundraising and awareness raising campaigns at a major child care NGO, his current position at the Hungarian brand marketing team of Milka chocolate and his contribution to Greenpeace CEE’s strategic fundraising projects are aligned to his dedication for professional NGO management.

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