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This workshop will help open people's eyes to potentially new ways of thinking about funding.
Securing a stable source of funding is usually one of the most challenging aspects of launching a new endeavour. There are a lot of pitfalls for young entrepreneurs including how to position yourself as an attractive destination for funds without compromising your core purpose.
This workshop is aimed at helping organisations identify and access a range of different funding sources. It will be tailored to both founders and organisational staff in the early stages of growth for an organisation and more established organisations looking to expand their funding sources. This workshop will provide key insghts for NFPs. Social enterprises may also benefit from considering other funding sources.
WHAT: Fundraising Strategies Workshop
PRESENTER: Jeff Forrest, L. E. K Consulting, and Kirstin Hunter, Bain & Company
WHEN: Tuesday, 6 – 8pm, February 12th.
WHERE: Vibewire Hub, 525 Harris Street Ultimo 2007.
Because our first 2 workshops for the year complement each other (both tackle questions of how to fund your creative or social venture), we are offering a special discount for attending both! Purchasing this special will give you entrance to "Developing a Fundraising Strategy" on 12/2/13 AND "Crowdfunding for Social Good" 19/2/13.
- Free for Vibewire Residents
- $15- 1 workshop for Vibewire Hub Members
- $30- 1 workshop for Non-Hub members
Special Package Price:
- $20- 2 workshops for Vibewire Hub Members
- $40- 2 workshops for Non- Hub Members
By the end of the workshop attendees will have learned:
- the range of funding sources available for Australian NFPs
- how to select the funding sources that best align to your organisation's strategy and purpose
- the priorities and major considerations for funding providers, and how to align your proposal to these
About the Speakers
Jeff Forrest is a business advisor with L.E.K. Consulting. He has launched and sustained a number of non-profit and for-profit start ups in the last 10 years, worked as a consultant to the charity sector, and serves on the board of directors of a not-for-profit organisation.
Kirstin Hunter is a management consultant with Bain & Company. She has served on the boards of several non-profit organisations, and has advised a number of charities on fund-raising and growth strategies.
When & Where
Vibewire is a youth-led Sydney not for profit. We’re a launchpad for young people – providing the networks, resources and programs needed to help you achieve awesomeness.
We run a coworking space for 28s and under that's only $50/month. Check us out at vibewire.org/common-room