On 7-8 March 2016, SEAMEO CELLL organized the workshop “Fundraising and Proposal Writing”. Attending the workshop were 28 participants from different organisations, and institutions including the Department of Education and Training, Universities, High Schools, Education Centres, NGOs, private companies.
Mr Uwe Gartenschalaeger, Regional Director, DVV International Regional Office South and Southeast Asia, and Mr Nazaret Nazaretyan, Coordinator and Course trainner of DVV International were the workshop trainers. DVV is the largest Institute for Adult Education in Germany and is a success story of effective fundraising. Government funding accounts for only 13.9% of its annual operating budget, the rest being from fundraising activities. The trainers shared practical knowledge, and experience in conducting fundraising activities as well as writing grant proposals. Through the workshop, the participants gained a better understanding of fundraising strategies, method of fundraising, structure of a proposal and how to write a well-formed proposal. Download photos here: