Starting in September, we’re running a series of four fundraising webinars in partnership with Lime Green Consulting:

Thursday 14 September: Fundraising in a changing regulatory climate

Thursday 28 September: Developing a successful fundraising strategy (part 1)

Thursday 12 October: Developing a successful fundraising strategy (part 2)

Thursday 26 October: Trusts & foundations fundraising

There’s more information below about each topic.

Webinar topics in detail:

Thursday 14 September: Fundraising in a changing regulatory climate

This webinar will help you become more knowledgeable about recent developments affecting fundraising and more confident about identifying any action that you need to take:

  • Briefing on recent regulatory changes in fundraising – Data Protection, Fundraising Regulator, trustee obligations etc.
  • Negative media coverage and declining public trust – what does it mean for you?
  • Practical ways to respond: policies and procedures, resources to get you up to speed & how to stay ‘plugged in’ to sector developments.
  • Strategic ways to respond: good governance, organisational culture, horizon scanning & consequence analysis.

 

Thursday 28 September: Developing a successful fundraising strategy (part 1)

Part one of our two-part fundraising strategy webinar is on how to lay the foundations for your fundraising strategy:

  • Common challenges when developing a fundraising strategy, and how to overcome them.
  • Reviewing your previous fundraising performance and understanding what needs to change.
  • Building a clear picture of how different types of fundraising work, and their potential for you.
  • Articulating the need for fundraising: how much do you need to raise and why?
  • Some powerful analytical tools to help you – Enhanced SWOT Analysis & Audience Mapping

 

Thursday 12 October: Developing a successful fundraising strategy (part 2)

Part two of our fundraising strategy webinar is on how to set yourself up for fundraising success:

  • Choosing between different fundraising opportunities, and deciding how to resource them.
  • Identifying marketing and communication materials required to support your fundraising.
  • Developing effective ways of monitoring and measuring your fundraising activity.
  • Creating the right organisational culture for fundraising.

 

Thursday 26 October: Trusts & foundations fundraising

  • The five key components of a successful trusts & foundations programme.
  • Some top tools for supercharging your trusts & foundations fundraising.
  • How to secure unrestricted income and core funding from trusts & foundations.
  • Ten common mistakes to avoid with your applications.

Timings and Cost

Each webinar will run from 10.30am until 12pm, with approximately 1 hour 10 minutes of presentation content and time for questions after.

If you register for a webinar but are unable to watch it live, we’ll send you a recording afterwards to watch as many times as you like in your own time.

The webinars cost £10 each, or you can buy a ‘webinar passport’ for all four webinars for £28 (a 30% discount!).

Feedback from a previous webinar attendees:

“Brilliant, clear powerpoints and a good pace, so I felt comfortable asking questions.”

“Practical, relevant, well-structured and easy to follow.”

“The fact there is a recording shared afterwards means it’s something you can refer back to. A great presenter with an engaging voice – really enjoyed it. Thanks!”