Fundraising, Data protection, Legacies, Writing applications, Direct and digital marketing, Leadership

Fundraising Now - Wednesday 6 & Thursday 7 November

Without fundraising, many charities wouldn't exist. This conference encompasses everything you need to know and do, from writing your applications to delivering your project.

Early Bird has now closed.

(please note rates now start from £199, not £149).


Connecting you to those who give

Fundraising Now offers you training from experts in the field who will guide you every step of way to ensure that you’re ahead of the game.

Whether you’re always on the go, or based in an office, fundraising is at the core of everything you do… Let’s make sure you do it well.

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Fundraising Now morning talks (one each day)

What does fundraising hold for the future? It has been a whirlwind for fundraisers for the past few years with many changes such as GDPR, the era of digital transformation and now with the delay of Brexit. What can you expect and look forward to in the coming years? Come hear from a panel of experts sharing their views and a chance to ask questions.

How can I be an effective leader and a fundraiser? Fundraisers can sometimes be overlooked and their skills and experience underestimated, yet they play a pivotal role for charities.

Themes we’ll focus on

Getting on top of the rules & regs: Protect you and your organisation by abiding to the latest codes of conduct, focussing on cyber security, safeguarding and fundraisers and trustees.

Giving you the basics: For those new to the fundraising game, discover all the beginners’ tools to begin with a strong step.

Looking at fundraising for all: Whether you’re starting off or an experienced player, these core elements of fundraising will ensure you are able to get the most out of every opportunity.

Doing great with digital: Maximise your online presence by utilising all the digital tools at your disposal, including social media, storytelling and more.

Current sector trends: What’s going on in the sector right now – from cultivating longstanding partnerships to the latest legal framework, this is what you need to know.

Getting more when you’re small: Maximise your fundraising footprint. See big results with small assets by being creative with your fundraising strategy. Roar like the big players.

Becoming your best self: Prepare the person behind the role. Develop the key characteristics you need to be a successful fundraiser, from emotional intelligence, to communications skills and everything between.

Download full session itinerary or see who’s speaking


Tickets (Early Bird has now closed)

One day ticket (attend one day only)

  • Band A: £199 standard
  • Band B: £249 standard
  • Band C: £349 standard

Both days ticket

  • Band A: £249 standard
  • Band B: £349 standard
  • Band C: £449 standard

Contact our friendly team for exhibition or sponsorship enquiries or general enquiries.


When choosing your sessions below please also tick the options for the day(s) you are attending.

Conference schedule

Please choose one session per time slot.

Day one - Wednesday 6 November6 Nov 2019
Attending Day One only - Wednesday09:30 — 10:30
Attending both days - Wednesday and Thursday09:30 — 10:30
Fundraising regulation and the new Code of Fundraising Practice10:45 — 11:45
The new fundraisers survival guide10:45 — 11:45
Emotional resilience in fundraising10:45 — 11:45
The grants process10:45 — 11:45
The power of storytelling10:45 — 11:45
Why fundraisers should care about safeguarding12:00 — 13:30
What does it take to create a good fundraising strategy?12:00 — 13:30
What the fundraising! (WTF) Key trends and strategies in the world of major giving12:00 — 13:30
Proposal writing12:00 — 13:30
Digital fundraising 10112:00 — 13:30
World of IG: New channels, same principles14:30 — 16:00
Fundraising trickery – The little nudges to boost your fundraising14:30 — 16:00
Cultivating and launching successful corporate partnerships14:30 — 16:00
Copywriting skills14:30 — 16:00
The most powerful story a charity can tell14:30 — 16:00
Cyber security16:15 — 17:15
Building your personal brand – Getting noticed and advancing your career16:15 — 17:15
Leading in challenging times16:15 — 17:15
You can’t go back to yesterday16:15 — 17:15
Digital fundraising strategy16:15 — 17:15
Day two - Thursday 7 November7 Nov 2019
Attending Day Two only - Thursday09:30 — 10:30
Fundraising code and regulation10:45 — 11:45
Fundraising strategies10:45 — 11:45
The essentials of individual giving10:45 — 11:45
It’s all about the funding strategy? Testing the relevance of funding strategies for 202010:45 — 11:45
Tools and techniques for creative problem solving10:45 — 11:45
Commercial participation12:00 — 13:30
Bids, tenders, and the contracting process12:00 — 13:30
Creating an integrated marketing campaign12:00 — 13:30
Impact measurement for small charities12:00 — 13:30
Living our values12:00 — 13:30
Paradoxes, principles and challenges of organisational sustainability14:30 — 16:00
Essential fundraising principles14:30 — 16:00
Successful fundraising with direct mail and email marketing14:30 — 16:00
Effective campaigning for fundraisers14:30 — 16:00
Emotional resilience in fundraising14:30 — 16:00
Ethical policy16:15 — 17:15
The role of fundraising and income generation16:15 — 17:15
Community giving16:15 — 17:15
Top tips for presenting with impact16:15 — 17:15
You can’t go back to yesterday16:15 — 17:15

Booking options

Band A

Band A

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of up to £500,000.
Choose days first
Band B

Band B

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of over £500,000.
Choose days first
Band C

Band C

Statutory and commercial organisations.
Choose days first
Date Band A

Band A

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of up to £500,000.
Band B

Band B

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of over £500,000.
Band C

Band C

Statutory and commercial organisations.
6 Nov 2019£199.00£249.00£349.00
7 Nov 2019£199.00£249.00£349.00
All days£249.00£349.00£449.00

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