ULMS Electronic Module Catalogue

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Title Fundraising Management
Code ULMS330
Coordinator Mr J Hunter-Jones
Work, Organisation and Management
J.Hunter-Jones@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 6 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Pre-requisites before taking this module (other modules and/or general educational/academic requirements):

 

Modules for which this module is a pre-requisite:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on a required basis:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on an optional basis:

 

Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 24

12

        36
Timetable (if known) 120 mins X 1 totaling 24
 
60 mins X 1 totaling 12
 
         
Private Study 114
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Assessment 2: Examination Assessment Type: Written Unseen Examination, Managed by SAS Duration: 2 hours Weighting: 50% Reassessment Opportunity: Yes Penalty for late submission: Standard UoL Pena  2 hours    50       
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Assessment 1: Report Assessment Type: Coursework Size: 2000 words Duration: 50% Reassessment Opportunity: Yes Penalty for late submission: Standard UoL Penalty Applies Anonymous Assessment: Yes  -2000 words    50       

Aims

This module aims to provide a critical analysis of the fundraising methods available to not-for-profit organisations and to develop relevant skills.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) Students will be able to develop an appreciation of the not-for-profit sector in the United Kingdom.

(LO2) Students will be able to increase their ability to relate academic theory to the work environment.

(LO3) Students will be able to develop work-related skills including: bid writing, event organisation, volunteer management and strategies for funding

(LO4) Students will be able to develop an ability to critically reflect on the development of a fundraising strategy.

(LO5) Students will be able to enhance career opportunities within the non-for-profit sector.

(LO6) Students will be able to develop an ability to research not-for-profit bodies and potential sources of funding.

(LO7) Students will be able to prepare and write reports (e.g. event proposal, bid to a trust) to raise monies for a not-for-profit body.

(S1) An Excellent Communicator

(S2) Evaluation

(S3) Research

(S4) Commercially Aware

(S5) Relate theory to work environment

(S6) Bid Writing

(S7) Managing Volunteers

(S8) Strategic Planning


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1: Lecture
Description: 2 hour weekly session
Scheduled Directed Student Hours: 24
Attendance Recorded: No

Teaching Method 2: Seminar
Description: 1 hour weekly session
Scheduled Directed Student Hours: 12
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Self-Directed Learning Hours: 114

Skills Mapping

Skill 1: An Excellent Communicator
How is it developed: Seminars
Mode of assessment: Coursework and Examination

Skill 2: Evaluation
How is it developed: Seminars
Mode of assessment: Coursework and Examination

Skill 3: Research
How is it developed: Seminars
Mode of assessment: Coursework and Examination

Skill 4: Commercially Aware
How is it developed: Seminars
Mode of assessment:

Skill 5: Relate Theory to Work Environment
How is it developed: Seminars
Mode of assessment: Coursework and Examination

Skill 6: Bid Writing
How is it developed: Lectures
Mode of assessment : Coursework

Skill 7: Managing Volunteers
How is it developed: Lectures
Mode of assessment:

Skill 8: Strategic Planning
How is it developed: Lectures
Mode of assessment:


Syllabus

 

Introduction: the not-for-profit sector, its size, legal structures and organisation;
Funding through Trusts;
Funding through the National Lottery;
Bid writing;
Funding through personal giving;
Personal giving and taxation;
Events: organisation and funding opportunities;
Managing volunteers;
Funding through sales, commercial bodies and sponsorship;
Funding through Government bodies;
Social networks and funding.


Recommended Texts

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