Fundraising

Fundraising Now - Online event on 16-17 March

Now more than ever, effective fundraising is needed to support social change. It is vitally important we safeguard the future of our sector by connecting donors with causes.

Fundraising Now is your opportunity to learn from specialists in the fundraising world. Whether you are looking to grow your donor database or start your first written application to a foundation, this conference will equip you with the skills to take the next step.

Wednesday 16 March – At-a-glance agenda

14.00-14.15: Welcome and opening remarks

14.15-15.00: Keynote – Diversity in the fundraising sector, Paul Amadi MBE, Chief Supporter Officer, British Red Cross

15.15-15.45: Keynote – Inspirational fundraising, Anju Ahluwalia CEO & Co-Founder, Food4All

16.00-16.45: Panel discussion – Mental health & wellbeing in fundraising

 

View full session details below in the brochure 

Thursday 17 March – At-a-glance agenda

Choose one session per timeslot

09.30-10.45:

  1. Storytelling can change the world
  2. Moving into fundraising
  3. Opening the treasure trove of legacy giving

11.00-12.15:

  1. Fool-proof fundraising strategy
  2. How to plan community and events fundraising, and work with volunteers, safely and ethically
  3. Modern grantmaking – examining your parameters

13.15-14.30:

  1. Proposal writing for beginners
  2. Introduction to impact measurement
  3. Playing your part as a trustee

14.45-16.00:

  1. Success with trust proposals
  2. Adapting to new ways of working
  3. Using behavioural science to engage supporters
  4. Funds Online demo

16.00-16.30: Wrap-up and Twitter competition results

 

Twitter competition

Tweet us one of your top fundraising tips, remembering to follow us @DSC_Charity and use #FundraisingNow, so we see your tweet. We will pick the top three best tweets and will announce the winners on Thursday 17 March in the last session. The contest will open in early January, so get ready to tweet!

  • Top prize is a free 1 year subscription to our Funds Online website (1 user, to all 4 data sets, worth £1,848)
  • Second place prize is 1 free space on any DSC training course of your choice
  • Third place prize is 1 free DSC publication of your choice (up to a value of £125)

To enter, you must be registered to attend Fundraising Now and be present at the final session on Thursday, when we will announce the prize winners.

 

View full session details below in the brochure 

 

Find out more about our speakers here – coming soon

Team tickets

For 15% off your total cost, add 3 or more members from your team! Add 3 or more delegates to your booking, then go to your basket at the top of the page and use the special discount code NOW22 when prompted during the checkout process.

 

A two-day event

Prices are for both days only. Please ensure you tick day one below and tick your selected sessions for day two.

Conference schedule

Please choose one session per time slot.
 

16 Mar 2022
All day event. Must be booked in its entirety-
17 Mar 2022
Storytelling can change the world09:30 — 10:45
Moving into fundraising09:30 — 10:45
Opening the treasure trove of legacy giving09:30 — 10:45
Fool-proof fundraising strategy11:00 — 12:15
How to plan community and events fundraising, and work with volunteers, safely and ethically11:00 — 12:15
Modern grantmaking - examining your parameters11:00 — 12:15
Proposal writing for beginners13:15 — 14:30
Introduction to impact measurement13:15 — 14:30
Playing your part as a trustee13:15 — 14:30
Success with trust proposals14:45 — 16:00
Adapting to new ways of working14:45 — 16:00
Using behavioural science to engage supporters14:45 — 16:00
Funds Online demo14:45 — 16:00

Booking options

Band A

Band A

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of up to £500,000.
£99.00
Band B

Band B

Voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of over £500,000.
£129.00
Band C

Band C

Statutory and commercial organisations.
£149.00

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