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Funding Focus is the Richmond CVS conference designed to introduce smaller voluntary sector organisations to new ways of funding their activities and develop their income streams.

If you're a Chief Executive, senior manager, fundraiser or trustee, join us to hear from a leading funder and a range of sector experts, plus you will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, share knowledge and network with your peers.

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09:00 - 09:30: Registration & Refreshments

09:30 - 10:15: Plenary

10:20 - 11:45: Workshop Sessions 1

11:45 - 12:05: Break

12:05 - 13:30: Workshop Sessions 2

13:30 - 14:30: Lunch & Networking

14.30: Close




Plenary:

Susie Dye, Grants Manager, Trust for London

Trust for London are announcing new funding priorities this Summer 2017 - Susie Dye will take us through their new priorities, how the priorities have evolved, their work on Mission Related Investment and Improving Life for Londoners crowdfunding.


Bryony Long, Community & Events Fundraising Manager, Missing People

This session will take a look at the benefits of event and community fundraising and how you might best work with your volunteers to achieve your fundraising goals - a timely session ahead of the workshop to be led by The FSI.



Workshops - choose a maximum of two sessions (morning/afternoon) at checkout, from a selection which have been especially designed with smaller voluntary organisations in mind:


Session A1/B1 - led by Valerie Morton:

Corporate Partnerships - a practical guide to how small charities can benefit from working with businesses


Session A2/B2 - led by The FSI:

Managing Event Fundraising Successfully


Session A3/B3 led by Mike Bartlett, Money Tree Fundraising:

Kickstart Your Major Donor Fundraising


Session A4/B4 - led by Esther Foreman, The Social Change Agency:

Crowdfunding 101: what is crowdfunding, when to use it and what to expect




Meet Our Experts:

Susie Dye, Grants Manager, Trust for London
Susie joined Trust for London in August 2016 as a Grant Manager. She is taking a lead on policy work, particularly around housing, and is the Trust’s Link Grant Manager for Richmond, Kingston, Merton, Sutton, Hounslow and Camden. Susie is a trustee of Peer Power Youth and active in a central London church. Previously, she worked at the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, where she focused on the Foundation’s work with young people and early-stage ideas. Prior to that she worked at the Bromley by Bow Centre in Tower Hamlets, was one of the staff team who helped to set up Teach First, and began her career in the private sector. Susie is a graduate of Cambridge and Stanford Universities.

Bryony Long, Community & Events Fundraising Manager, Missing People
Bryony has 7 years’ experience in community fundraising, working for small and large international development charities. Before joining the charity sector she worked in PR for the public sector and is passionate about integrating fundraising and comms. She is now responsible for raising unrestricted income through community fundraising and challenge events at national charity Missing People. With her team, she inspires communities all over the country to get running, cycling and fundraising so that Missing People can provide a lifeline for anyone thinking of leaving home or who is already away, and the families left behind. In her spare time, she volunteers on Missing People’s confidential 116 000 helpline taking calls from vulnerable children and adults. www.missingpeople.org.uk

Valerie Morton, Fundraiser & Consultant
Valerie has had a lifelong career in the voluntary sector. Her passion for corporate fundraising developed at NSPCC where she set up and managed numerous groundbreaking successful partnerships . She now runs her own consultancy supporting charities of all shapes and sizes with fundraising, management and governance issues including advising on corporate fundraising opportunities and sponsorship packages. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising, has devised and delivers their corporate fundraising training and is editor of the bestselling book on the subject, Corporate Fundraising published by DSC. http://www.valeriemorton.co.uk

Mike Bartlett, Senior Consultant, Money Tree Fundraising
Mike is successful high-value fundraiser, having developed sustainable major donor programmes from scratch at three health-focused charities, each as Director of Fundraising. His previous roles include lead fundraising roles at international development charities Oxfam and Care International UK. Mike speaks regularly and blogs on the topic of practical major donor fundraising for small to medium-sized charities, managing fundraisers and diversifying income streams. He has been an Institute of Fundraising South West Mentor for the last three years. After 16 years as a fundraiser, Mike joined Money Tree Fundraising last year, a consultancy that works with charities to set up and grow high level giving programmes. In 2015 they were awarded Best Strategic / Fundraising consultancy by the Institute of Fundraising. http://moneytreefundraising.co.uk/

Esther Foreman, Founder and CEO, The Social Change Agency
The Social Change Agency specialises in building organisations and causes into movements for change. She has over 15 years’ experience in the voluntary, social enterprise and private sectors and has trained and directly supported over 100 charities and social enterprises in crowdfunding. She created The Crowdfunding Academy in response to a need for high quality training and consultancy that sets charities up to make the most of opportunities to generate funds, raise awareness, campaign and build stronger communities around their cause. Esther is also a Trustee of the MS Society, an ambassador for Do-It.org, a Clore Social Fellow, SSE Fellow and Winston Churchill Fellow.

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