Fundraising Conference

The FSI Fundraising Conference: Sharing the Best 2017

The FSI Fundraising Conference will be taking place during Small Charity Week to support small charities to access learning from experts in a range of fundraising fields. Offering up to 200 individual charity places, delegates can access the opportunity to hear from expert speakers, sharing the best in fundraising practice.

Venue: Student Central, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY

Date: Thursday 22nd June 2017

Time: 9.30am-3.30pm – Networking from 3.30-4.30pm (registration from 9.00am)

Cost: The FSI Fundraising Conference has an average market value of £295 but is delivered to our members for £15. You will need to pay £50 as a deposit when you book. We will refund the deposit, retaining a £15 fee which contributes to deposit and refund processing and administration costs, upon the full day attendance at the conference. Deposits will not be returned in cases of partial attendance.

N.B. Two spaces are available per small charity – further spaces required after this will be placed on a waiting list.

Members with an annual turnover of less than £150,000 per annum (and no more than 2 FTE paid staff) can send volunteers to our training courses. Members with an annual turnover of less than £250,000 per annum but are 100% volunteer-led can also send a volunteer. If you have any queries, please contact our Membership team on 0207 324 4777.

New for 2017: This year, the programme will finish earlier, at 3.30pm, to leave time for networking and drinks until 4.30pm.

Click on the talk outlines below to find out more and to book on to the conference.

  • Corporate Fundraising – The Bigger Picture

    Join Annette Saunders from Vanquis Bank for her session on Corporate Fundraising – The Bigger Picture.  Session Outline:  How charities can help corporates to achieve their objectives How to plan strategically and build long term relationships How to develop an exit strategy ... view full talk outline »

  • Practical Digital Fundraising

    Join Rachel Beer for her session on Practical Digital Fundraising. Session Outline: Digital fundraising is growing at an ever increasing pace as more people turn to the web and their mobiles to engage with charities and make donations. Where there is ... view full talk outline »

  • Storytelling

    Join Stephen George from Good Leaders for his session on Storytelling.  Session Outline: Fundraising is more than simply asking for a donation. If you’re going to truly maximise your relationship with your different donors you need to be prepared to communicate with ... view full talk outline »

  • Enhancing the Donor Experience

      Join Richard Spencer from Promoderation for his session on Enhancing the Donor Experience. Session Outline:  A charity’s primary purpose is to support its beneficiary groups, but in order to do this we need to secure funding which means we must also ... view full talk outline »

  • Making Major Donor Fundraising Work – 3 Proven Strategies

    Join Rob Woods from Bright Spot Fundraising for his session: Making Major Donor Fundraising Work – 3 Proven Strategies. Session Outline:  Securing gifts from major donors is an art based on relationship building. In this dynamic session, Rob will de-mystify the often ... view full talk outline »

  • Legacy Fundraising, Getting it Right

    Join Christine Reidy former Legacy Promotions Manager for the NSPCC for her session on ‘Legacy Fundraising, Getting it Right’. Session Outline: Legacy fundraising isn’t a quick win but it can bring a huge return of investment and can be transformational. As small charities ... view full talk outline »

  • Fundraising Roles and Responsibilities

    Join Neil Franklin from UK Charity Insurance for his session on Fundraising Roles and Responsibilities.  Session Outline:  Learning Outcome Delegates will discover and understand the charity’s role and responsibilities when it comes to fundraising, under two key areas – their people and ... view full talk outline »

  • CRM Solutions – a Relic of the Past or Essential for the Future?

    Join Tom Guyatt from Blackbaud Europe for his session on the value of CRM technology as a key enabler of non-profit success. Session Outline:  A good Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution has been the backbone, back-office tool for charities and fundraising ... view full talk outline »