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Southampton Voluntary Services offer Major Donor Fundraising Training

 

Southampton Voluntary Services will be hosting a Major Donor Fundraising Training day in September and are asking fundraisers from small charities to sign up now:

 

10 – 4pm,  Tuesday 19th September 2017,

at Southampton Voluntary Services, Voluntary Action Centre, Kingsland Square, St Mary Street, Southampton SO14 1NW

 

To learn how to kickstart a major donor programme at a small charity, without investing lots of money. We will aim to debunk myths, calm nerves, share knowledge, remove obstacles and reduce fear in the face of major donor fundraising – a practical guide.

 

Fundraiser training group
This workshop will cover:

• First steps for major donor fundraising.
• The process of building a relationship with a potential donor, from identification through the ask and beyond.
• The purpose of cultivation.
• The importance of a strong case for support.
• When the time will be right to ask for a donation.
• Knowing what to include and what to leave out of the ask.
• Examples of success and Cautionary tales.

 

Trainer Bio: Mike Bartlett

 

Mike is Senior Consultant at Money Tree Fundraising, specialists in High Level Giving. Mike is an experienced fundraising professional, having led teams at large international aid agencies and smaller UK charities for 15 years, before joining Money Tree this year.

Mike has worked on international appeals, capital campaigns, corporate partnerships, challenge events and major donor fundraising. He has developed sustainable major donor programmes from scratch at three health-focused charities.

Mike has a passion for high level giving, especially developing major donor programmes for smaller charities. Mike regularly speaks at national fundraising conferences and is an Institute of Fundraising Mentor. You can read his most recent musings via his blogs and Twitter.

 

Booking:
You need to be a member of Small Charities Coalition in order to attend. If you aren’t a member yet, you can sign up free here.
Accessibility: We want to make sure all of our workshops meet your needs, so if you have any questions about accessibility please email kathryn.dingle@smallcharities.org.uk.

 

Waitlist:
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 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.

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