Institute of Fundraising South West Region 2016 Autumn Conference
Thursday, 24 November 2016 from 09:30 to 16:00 (GMT)
Please note that, although card payments are our preference to reduce administration, you can also pay by cheque or request an invoice if you need to pay in these ways. Your place will not be secured until payment is received though.
Institute of Fundraising South West Region Autumn Conference
Thursday 24th November 2016 9.30am - 4.00pm
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7XS
9.30 Registration and refreshments
9.55 Welcome and Introduction
Paul Courtney, Chair, Institute of Fundraising South West Region
10.00 Opening Plenary - with Richard Radcliffe - What is the future for fundraising? Richard Radcliffe
Based on meeting almost 2000 donors since "Olive Cook" hit the headlines on 6th July 2015 what are the key issues affecting charities and their donors? Richard will explore the extraordinary changes in attitudes to charities and giving money. Never in almost 30 years of meeting donors has he witnessed such passionate donor feelings. This is a chance to re-evaluate your strategy.
11.30 – 12.30 Choose from one of the following three sessions
Denman Room – Legacy giving- the greatest opportunity ever is NOW – Richard Radcliffe
Whether you have a legacy marketing budget or not, who cares! For a minuscule sum you can raise a fortune but the communication needs of legators are changing really fast. Do not miss the boat. Find out how to realise your charity's dreams .....
Best Mate Room – Reaching Communities, securing success – Karon Phillips, Citrus Fundraising
Are you struggling with developing and completing a 1st stage Big Lottery Reaching Communities application or securing a successful 1st stage outcome? Then come along to this interactive and practical workshop which will help you to avoid some of the most common mistakes in writing a successful application and provide you with hints and tips on how to demonstrate need and impact as well as the importance of evaluation.
Iddesleigh Room – Fundraising in a Digital World – Nick Burne, Digital Fundraising Consultant / Global Digital Specialist for Unicef International
Nick will take us through some of the latest digital fundraising cases from the UK and the rest of the world. We will look at how to use digital platforms, tools and channels to maximize income for your charity.
15.00 – 16.00 Choose from one of the following three sessions:
Iddesleigh Room – Harnessing the power of video for your fundraising – COSMIC
By 2017, video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic. Fundraisers that fail to include video in their marketing strategies will do so at their peril. We will take you through the steps that you can take yourself to create engaging video content to support your causes without having to pay a fortune.
Best Mate Room – Engaging audiences, understanding motivations and winning community support. Carrie Barter, Community Fundraiser, Meningitis Now
Whilst Meningitis was a big issue for University students, they weren't engaged with fundraising. Come and hear how Meningitis Now changed that by understanding what students wanted to know and what they wanted to do in order to secure success and build strong relationships for fundraising in the future.
Denman Room – Measuring and articulating charitable impact to improve fundraising asks – James Newell, Director, Kingston Smith LLP
With competition for funding increasing, it has never been more important to accurately understand and articulate the value your charitable intervention creates for the society it serves. James Newell, Director of Kingston Smith Fundraising and Management will talk you through his experience of writing successful funding bids and pitches for a range of donor audiences.
16.00 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE
This conference was made possible thanks to the generous support of Harlequin Software and Shine Charity Recruitment
The programme for the day is provided entirely by speakers giving their time free of charge - we are hugely grateful to them all. The South West committee reserve the right to amend the content of the conference at any point leading up to the event.
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Institute of Fundraising South West Region
The Institute of Fundraisng is the professional membership body for UK fundraisers. Nationally the IoF is focussed on developing, supporting and representing fundraisers.
As a member-led body much of our strength relies on the insight, understanding and practical experience of our members.
The IoF South West Region aims to support and empower fundraisers in the region and our Spring Conference is an opportunity to network with other fundraisers and hear presentations from expert practitioners.