Building Future Sustainability 2019 is a comprehensive training programme for North East voluntary groups to help you bring in more money, from more sources, more regularly.
Over the past three years, more than 100 organisations have benefited from the 'Building Future Sustainability' four-day training programme, which is a collaboration of North East Together: The Leaders Network for Social Change, the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland and Mark Butcher Associates. It will show you how to raise money more effectively from trusts, foundations, the Lottery, businesses and the community.
Module 1 - First Time Bid Writing: Newcastle: Wednesday 2nd October 201 9. 10.00am - 1.00pm
How trusts work & how trustees think; Which trusts will fund you; Current trends; Using the right language; Using a ‘Theory of Change’ to create a compelling case for funding.
Module 2 - Is Your Organisation ‘Bid Ready’? Newcastle: Wed 16th October. 10.00am- 1.00pm
Will you pass the funders' due diligence? What your website tells the funder; The importance of your public image; Why funders care about governance; The importance of leadership; How do you measure success? Providing evidence of need
Module 3 - Beyond Grant Funding – Corporate Support: Newcastle: Tuesday 12th November. 10.00am - 1.00pm
Understanding the business mindset; What they want from you & what you can offer them; The 7 ‘P’s of Support; How to make the approach – a 7 step plan.
Module 4 - Creating a Community Fundraising Function: Newcastle: Wed 20th November. 10.00am - 1 .00pm
Which ideas will work; How to pay for community fundraising; Online fundraising; Crowdfunding; Events, lotteries, treks.
Module 5 - Capital and Big Gift Fundraising: Newcastle: Thursday 5th December. 1 0.00am - 1.00pm
How to structure your campaign; Marketing materials; How to secure gifts from the rich; Involving the Public; Tax implications for donors; How
to create a strategy that will work.
Module 6 - Trading and Selling: Newcastle: Thursday 19th December. 10.00am - 1.00pm
What have you got, how can you sell it? Trading case studies; Coming up with money-making ideas; Cashflow, profitability, margin; From ‘idea’ to ‘business’ - what to consider; How to market your service or product;
Prices are from £48 per module, early bird booking until 1st September.
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