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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Seek appropriate sponsorships for an organisation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115207  Seek appropriate sponsorships for an organisation 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is for people who are in the Fundraising sector.

In particular, this Unit Standard will enable the learner to:
  • Analyse the sector in which a fundraising organisation operates
  • Provide a profile of a fundraising organisation
  • Establish a database of donors who contribute to similar organisations
  • Develop a fundraising strategy 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication and Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are given with the relevant Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria, where applicable. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse the sector in which a fundraising organisation operates. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The distinguishing features of a fundraising organisation are outlined in a report to determine the sector in which it operates, its modus operandi, its donor base and its fundraising strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The fundraising organisations operating in the same sector are determined and listed in order of their size and share of the market. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Individual organisations doing fundraising for themselves in the sector are listed, if possible, in order of their size and share of the market. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Provide a profile of a fundraising organisation in a sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The organisational structure of a typical fundraising organisation in a specific sector is explained using an organogram. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The roles and responsibilities of all employees including junior and senior management are determined and illustrated by way of a table. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A list is drawn up of the types of clients for which the organisation raises funds. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The way in which the fundraising strategy for a particular client is drawn up, implemented and amended is described in a written report. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A list is drawn up of the type of donors for a particular client/fundraising venture. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Type of donor includes but is not limited to individual or corporate donor, socio-economic group, age, sex, income group.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The profile of a typical fundraising organisation operating in a particular sector is drawn up and explained by way of a presentation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Establish a database of donors who contribute to similar organisations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A list of corporate donors for a particular type of organisation or fundraising venture is drawn up showing frequency of donation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Frequency of donation includes, once-off donations, annually, half-yearly, quarterly, monthly
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A list of individual donors is drawn up for a specific organisation/fundraising venture indicating frequency of donation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Frequency of donation includes, once-off donations, annually, half-yearly, quarterly, monthly
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A database of corporate and individual donors for a specific organisation/fundraising venture is compiled and entered onto a database for access for future fundraising ventures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Develop a fundraising strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The elements that go to make up a fundraising strategy are identified and explained by way of examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The various fundraising activities that can be included in a fundraising strategy are identified and an indication given in writing of their advantages and disadvantages and for which type of fundraising venture each is most suitable. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A fundraising strategy for an organisation is drawn up for a two year period. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Assessment of this Unit Standard should be contextual and practical.
  • Assessors must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that represents the sector in which the learner is employed and which has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • The mechanisms and requirements for moderation should be applied in accordance with the requirements of the relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment should include both formative and summative assessment.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Social sectors in which fundraising organisations function
  • Compilation of strategies
  • Work roles and responsibilities
  • Computer databases
  • Donor profiles (corporate and individual) 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group organisation, and community when collecting information about donors and organisational strategies and structures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when collecting information about donors and organisation structures and strategies and writing the relevant required reports 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information when collecting information about donors and organisation structures and strategies and writing the relevant required reports 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical when writing the required reports and doing a presentation on an organisation's strategy and storing donor lists on the database 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically when storing donor information on the database 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems when realizing that organisations and individuals donate to organisation/fundraising ventures that appeal to their particular interests and social upliftment programmes. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48854   Further Education and Training Certificate: Fundraising  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  80946   National Certificate: Community Development  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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