Make a note of the sessions you want from the table below and then go to the Booking Form.
9.30 Registration - Tea, coffee and biscuits are available throughout the day
10.00 - 11.00

Introduction to Trust Fundraising
Trusts give out lots of money – want to know more? Find out more about trusts, understand how these funding bodies work and what you need to approach them with success.

Speaker: Gill Jolly

10.00 - 12.15

Advanced Trust Fundraising


Take your funding applications to the next level. This masterclass will show you how to research, interpret, use and present evidence of need and outcomes that will enable you to develop the strongest possible case for support and secure the funding you need.

Speaker: Kathy Roddy

Free One-to-one Fundraising Advice Sessions

Access the knowledge and experience Denise possesses and book your place now. Email Annette Lewis for details.

11.15 - 12.15 Telling Stories
Demonstrating the impact of your work and the difference you have made has never been so important. This workshop will give you the tools to create human stories to inspire action. It will also help you to tell great stories and how to use them in the media.

Speaker: Karen Ackerman
12.15 - 13.15 LUNCH

13.15 - 14.00

The State of Trust Fundraising - Jude Doherty and Lucy Lernelius-Tonks, senior DSC researchers. Followed by Q & A with a select group of trust fundraising trainers
14.15 - 15.15
14.15 - 16.30

Building Evaluation into your Proposals


You will learn how to draft measurable outcome-led objectives that demonstrate to funders that the outputs from your project will deliver the desired impact. They can then fund you with confidence and you can monitor and evaluate progress against these outcomes.

Speaker: Nick Smith

14.15 - 16.30

Proposal Writing


Do you struggle with proposal writing? Are you getting turned down? Do you want to improve on your current skills? Packed with hints, tips and guidance this workshop will help you write successful grant proposals by helping you focus on your key messages and what funders are looking for.

Speaker: Gill Jolly

Managing Your Budget

The fun starts when you get your money, whether it is all or some of that you requested. What are the practical implications on your budget, actions, communications, planning and resource re-allocation before you commence your project delivery?

Speaker: Uday Thakker

15.30 - 16.30 Managing the Relationship

Getting a grant is not the end of your fundraising efforts! This workshop will get you thinking about how to nurture your funders so that they will want to give you more next time.

Speaker: Kathy Roddy
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