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Fundraising through Social Media

Small Charities Coalition

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

Fundraising through Social Media

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Fundraising Through Social Media

Social media can be a great tool to promote your charity and engage with existing and potential supporters.
This workshop help to demystify social media and fundraising, show you how to devise a social media strategy and how to make your online fundraising a success. 

This session will cover:

  • A review of the different social media platforms and which are best for fundraising.
  • How to use social media to build a digital community of fundraisers
  • How to develop a social media strategy and to use it effectively
  • Using social media to increase your fundraising potential
  • Engaging with supporters through social media.

Trainer Bio: Richard Brown
Richard has been working in the charity sector for over 10 years. During that time has worked at Cancer Research UK, as part of their Race for Life team and at Acorns Children’s Hospice where he was their Marketing Manager and Individual Giving Manager.

In 2008, Richard founded The Joanna Brown Trust, a charity set up in memory of his sister. To date The Joanna Brown Trust has supported over 80 young athlete through its grant programme, including athletes that won medals at the Rio Paralympics, and has delivered sports projects in 8 different countries around the world. In 2012 The Joanna Brown Trust was nominated for the ‘Most Creative Charity of the Year’ award at the Just Giving Awards. In the same year Richard was also chosen to be a Torch Bearer of the Olympic Flame in recognition of what The Joanna Brown Trust has achieved.

Richard now runs his own consultancy, helping small charities with their fundraising and marketing. He is passionate about helping small charities make the most from social media and to share the experiences and lessons he has learnt from working at the largest charity in UK to having set up the charity in memory of his sister.


We ask that all attendees arrive 15 minutes before the workshop starts to allow for registration and ensure a timely start and the smooth running of the workshop. Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day, however lunch will not be provided. 


You must be a member of Small Charities Coalition in order to attend this workshop. If you aren't already you can register for free here.


We aim for all our venues to have step free access, but if you have any questions about accessibility please email 

If the places have all been filled please do add your details to the waitlist and we will let you know as soon as a place becomes available.

Cancellations and Refunds:
If you cancel your place at least 2 full working days before the event takes place then you are entitled to a full refund by request. Refunds for cancellations after this point are given at the discretion of Small Charities Coalition.

If you cannot make a workshop please advise us as soon as possible. Workshops normally have a waitlist and if you notify us early enough then there's a good chance another charity can attend in your place.

Do you have questions about Fundraising through Social Media ? Contact Small Charities Coalition

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Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
75 Harborne Road Edgbaston
B15 3DH Birmingham
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Small Charities Coalition

Small Charities Coalition is a national membership organisation that helps trustees, staff and volunteers of small charities access the skills, tools and information they need to get going and do what they do best.

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