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Chapel & York Inaugural 'Fundraising Internationally' Seminars

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Chapel & York invite you to expand your international fundraising knowledge and ability with two seminars – ‘Fundraising from Hong Kong’ and ‘Fundraising from the USA' – at the beautiful Institute of Directors in Pall Mall, Central London on the 10th & 11th July 2017.

Chapel & York staff from Hong Kong and the United States along with our US fundraising specialist will be here to provide masterclasses on successfully fundraising from their countries/jurisdictions. They will discuss all the practical issues you need to address, including cultural considerations and what is happening with respect to philanthropy and fundraising in their countries.

Join us for one day or both and take advantage of the most up-to-date, valuable information for you and your organisation. Numbers are strictly limited so please book promptly to avoid disappointment.

Please arrive at 9.30am for registration. Lunch will be at 12.30pm with refreshments served throughout the day. Discounts are available for those wishing to attend both days.

One-to-one surgeries are available with our speakers and can be arranged via email once you have reserved a place on the seminar(s). Numbers are limited, however, and registering for the surgeries will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please reserve your space as soon as possible.

Programme of events:

Day One - 'FUNDRAISING FROM HONG KONG'
Date: Monday 10th July, 2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm BST
Location: Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, Central London, SW1Y 5ED
Speaker: Ralph Leonard, Chapel & York HK Foundation

Chapel and York invites you to a one day seminar on the opportunities, cultural considerations and processes involved in fundraising from Hong Kong. If you have been or are interested in this very current topic, you will find this day invaluable.

The day will include discussion of the following topics:

Philanthropy in Hong Kong:

  • How the culture of philanthropy is developing in the region and differences within the region.
  • How fundraising has grown and developed.
  • How US/UK institutions are viewed by potential donors.

Fundraising in Hong Kong:

  • Fundraising in Hong Kong and Asia generally.
  • Language/cultural issues and etiquette.
  • The process of relationship building – what do donors expect from institutions?
  • Stewardship expectations.
  • Role of local pathfinders/trusted advisors.
  • Keys to successful major gift fundraising in the region.
  • The Art of asking in the region.
  • Success stories – and stories of failures.

Benefits of setting up your own section 88 charity or joining the Chapel & York Hong Kong Foundation.

Speaker profile:

Ralph Leonard, is the Administrator of the Chapel & York HK Foundation. He is an American who has lived and worked in the region for the past 35 years as a fundraiser and fundraising consultant based in Hong Kong. He has extensive cross-functional experience in all areas of for-profit as well as non-profit organisations and is proficient in Cantonese and Mandarin. Ralph has helped achieve multi-million dollar charitable philanthropic results in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan and Thailand

Day Two - 'FUNDRAISING FROM THE USA'
Date: Tuesday 11th July, 2017
Time: 10.00am - 3.30pm BST
Location: Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, Central London, SW1Y 5ED
Speakers: Cortney Busch, Chapel & York US Foundation & Catherine Clark Demetriadi, Chapel & York Limited

Chapel and York invites you to a one day workshop on current issues related to fundraising or operating in the USA.

The day is intended for those who have some experience with fundraising in the USA but there will be an opportunity for those new to the area, particularly those considering starting a 501(c)(3), to discuss in a break out session over lunch.

General issues regarding the US, philanthropy and running an organisation in the USA:

  • What’s new with the Trump Presidency: how the culture of philanthropy is developing in the new Administration and potential issues.
  • Legal issues relating to US funds supporting foreign organisations.
  • Banking issues in the US.
  • State registrations.
  • Privacy and data laws/CRM’s.
  • Two nations divided by a common tongue - a gallop through the differences in the US and UK fundraising/development language.

Specific fundraising issues to maximise your US efforts:

  • The art of asking in the US: language/ cultural etiquette.
  • Fundraising and events in the various regions of the US.
  • Institutional funding and grant writing.
  • “Planned giving” vehicles (bequests, revocable/irrevocable trusts, etc.), campaigns, and stewardship.
  • Communications methods which work best with your US audience
  • Cultural organisation and how to attract American donors when they visit the UK.

Speaker profiles:

Cortney Busch is an American UK-trained lawyer who has worked for NGOs for over seven years including: fundraising, communications, operations, casework, grant writing, management, and financial management. Cortney assisted in setting up and running the US branch of a UK charity in New York City as the Operations Director before joining Chapel & York in 2016 as the Director of US Programs and Executive Director of the Chapel & York US Foundation.

Catherine Clark Demetriadi, MInstF is an American-born Brit. She has worked as a full-time employee and as a consultant development officer for over 30 years. Catherine has directed capital and major gifts campaigns, coordinated gala and cultivation events and major conferences, started non-profit groups in their legacy fundraising, and much more. She is Chapel & York’s principal Fundraising Associate in the UK.


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