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The Future of Charity Funding - Online conference

This new conference will explore innovative ways of raising funds for your charity or community group. It’s a must-attend event for fundraisers, managers or leaders and anyone involved in raising funds.

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The Future of Charity Funding - Online conference
The Future of Charity Funding - Online conference

Time & Location

09 Nov 2022, 09:30 – 16:00

Online Conference

About the Event

This new conference will explore innovative ways of raising funds for your charity or community group. It’s a must-attend event for fundraisers, managers or leaders and anyone involved in raising funds.

Now more than ever it is so important to have as many fundraising and funding tools at your disposal. This new conference will explore innovative ways of raising funds for your charity or community group. It’s a must-attend event for fundraisers, managers or leaders and anyone involved in raising funds.

Agenda

09.30: Room opens

09.45 – 10.00: Welcome, guidelines and what to expect

10.00 – 10.45: The psychology of fundraising

Who doesn’t want to get better at what they do and improve their success? Understanding more about the psychology around fundraising will help you get into the heads of donors, and understand more about the decision process to support that, in turn, can help increase your effectiveness and raise more money. You’ll find out things that will make you think and which will easily be transferred from theory into practice.

Speaker: Gill Jolly, DSC Associate

10.45 – 11.15: What is social investment?

This session will delve into social investment, what it is and its usefulness in charity funding.

Speaker: Robert Foster, DSC Associate

11.15 – 11.30: Break

11.30 – 12.30: Workshops – Choose A or B:

A) Putting a funders’ hat on

To fundraise effectively it’s important to see both sides of the coin. This is a fun and useful opportunity to put a funder’s hat on, playing play devil’s advocate and explore what you would be looking for from a charity if you were a funder. This can apply to all avenues of fundraising and business development.

Speaker: Layla Moosavi Rivers, DSC Associate

B) Embracing the power of storytelling

Stories have a unique power to entertain, inform and persuade in a way everybody can engage with. Stories are all around us and integral to our lives. Knowing how to craft a good story will help you promote the work your of your organisation and assist in your quest for income. Attend this workshop to find out more about – how stories engage our brains – how stories use patterns and templates that put things into a useable context – the formula of how to write a good story – how to identify different stories for different purposes – to be successful at social impact storytelling.

Speaker: Sandy Leong, DSC Associate

12.30 – 13.15: Lunch

13.15 – 14.15: Workshops – Choose C or D (descriptions as above):

C) Putting a funders’ hat on

D)  Embracing the power of storytelling

14.15 – 14.30: Break

14.30 – 15.30: Meet the funders – Discussion with Question and Answers

Panellists to be confirmed

15.30 – 15.35: What next?

15.35 – 16.00: Closing session: Telling stories via social media

Explore the how’s and whys of telling stores via social media.

Speaker: George Knight, Training Consultant, DSC

Event ends

Current Funds Online subscribers – get your ticket at an 80% discounted rate!

Ticket prices start at £13.80 for Current Funds Online subscribers, and £69 for non-Funds Online subscribers.

For more details, or to book your ticket, please click here.

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