Training: Giving to Heritage

Giving to Heritage is The Heritage Alliance’s exciting training programme for fundraisers in the heritage sector an is run in partnership with the Institute of Fundraising. The programme includes

Heritage Fundraising Planning Masterclass: Putting your Strategy Into Practice – Bristol, 22 November 2016

Having a clear strategy and plan is essential in helping you to focus on the right fundraising goals for your heritage organisation. This workshop is for anyone undertaking any fundraising activity and will introduce you to a structured model which can be used to develop a bespoke fundraising plan to meet any fundraising need! You will also explore the range of fundraising methods that can be used and discover practical guidance on how to create and implement an effective plan.

How and When to Apply for Social Investment – Bristol, 2 February 2017

This practical workshop shows delegates how to attract social investment, including different sources, processes to secure investment, developing a good social investment relationship, and areas of due diligence. The workshop will also cover which heritage projects would be a good fit for social investment.

Understanding Fundraising: The Roles and Responsibilities of Trustees in Heritage Organisations – Bristol, 27 April 2017

This one day interactive workshop will provide trustees with all the information and guidance they need to understand the role of fundraising in their heritage charity, the practical support they can offer to help maximise money raised and the governance issues with respect to fundraising.

Measuring success and reporting impact – Bath, 18 May 2017

Recent research into funder motivations reveals that the heritage sector needs to do more to measure and report community impact to compete with other sectors. Heritage projects can be seen as less attractive to donors than those that are more able to clearly demonstrate social impact. For, example, measuring and reporting the difference made by a volunteering scheme is just one example of how heritage organisations can meet this requirement. The workshop will help to identify appropriate methods and tools relevant for measuring heritage impact for each delegate. It will also develop ways to communicate impact to a range of heritage donors and prospects. This workshop includes a guest speaker from New Philanthropy Capital, who will talk about their recent report on why donors and investors feel heritage needs to measure impact.

For more information and to sign up to any of the sessions, visit the Giving to Heritage website.

Source: South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

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