HRSI to Host Fundraising Workshop

CEU’s Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) seeks applications to a one–day intensive workshop on Fundraising at CEU from 9 am to 5 pm Saturday, November 25.

This workshop aims to provide students with practical skills needed to work in the not–for–profit sector. The workshop is recommended to those who have no or relatively little experience in fundraising. Participants will:

- learn the principles and the key concepts of fundraising, and will learn best practices adaptable for their own organizations

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

- become familiar with a wide palette of available fundraising techniques

- get a view on different campaigns

- get acquainted with effective donor cultivation strategies, and will learn the basics of good relationships with donors (special focus on corporate), and qualified prospects

- learn  appropriate acknowledgement, acceptance, and recognition policies and practices


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

Application Process:

Applicants should fill in the Online Application Form before the deadline.

The selection will be based on the application forms and the selected applicants will be notified via email a few days after the deadline.


Applications should be sent to HRSI no later than Sunday, November 12.

Learn & Engage:

Please note, that this is the second workshop to be offered to participants of the Learn & Engage program. Program participants will be contacted separately about the details of the workshop, and need not apply via the online application form.

The workshop is free of charge.

All participants will be rewarded a certificate of completion.


The workshop will be facilitated by Kiry Noemi Ambrus.

Kiry Noemi Ambrus is an independent consultant with many years' experience in improving the efficiency of non-profit organizations by providing them with innovative and integrated organisational development solutions. 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. She is a visiting lecturer at the Pentecostal Theological College, teaching Management of Volunteer Organisations.