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Music Mark Annual Conference 2017

  • 24th November 2017 - 25th November 2017
  • Friday 9am - 6.30pm | Saturday 8.30am - 2pm
  • Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth
  • Music Mark Events

The Music Mark Annual Conference is a two-day conference for those who share a belief in the power of music education to make a difference to the lives of children and young people. The theme of our 2017 conference is Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity.

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The Art of Writing Strong Applications for Funding

  • 28th November 2017 - 28th November 2017
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Waterside 2, Watershed, Bristol
  • Sector Events

This course aims to dispel the mystique of writing strong applications for funding – whether grants from trusts/foundations or statutory bids. With practical exercises to improve your writing skills, the course ensures that anyone can produce a strong fundraising application provided that they follow some simple rules, undertake thorough research and are tenacious.

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Corporate Fundraising – Best Practice in a Changing Landscape

  • 5th December 2017 - 5th December 2017
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Carriageworks, Leeds
  • Sector Events

This course provides a step by step guide to developing successful sponsorship and membership programmes.  This is relevant for organisations looking to work with all scales of businesses, from local companies through to national brands.  You will also have the opportunity to discuss issues and think creatively around sponsorship challenges.

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Trustee Leadership in Fundraising and Income Generation

  • 7th December 2017 - 7th December 2017
  • 2 - 5.30pm
  • Chapel Room, LIFT Islington, London
  • Sector Events

This course will offer practical guidance about how a cultural organisation’s Trustees and staff team can best work together to develop and lead a successful fundraising strategy.  This practical training will help participants to understand the essential role that Trustees play in fundraising, across regulatory, strategic, and communications perspectives.

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Using Digital Tools for Creative Fundraising

  • 12th December 2017 - 12th December 2017
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Pinsent Mason 1 room, mac Birmingham
  • Sector Events

Are you one of the 50% of charities without a digital strategy? Could you benefit from using digital tools to support fundraising? This practical course gives people from any scale of organisation, or freelancers, the tools to make the most out of digital fundraising (email, web, social) with minimal time, skills and budget. Expect practical digital exercises so do bring a phone, tablet or laptop.

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The Art of Fundraising

  • 18th January 2018 - 18th January 2018
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Chapel Room, LIFT Islington, London
  • Sector Events

Is fundraising a dark art? Fundraising is often seen as partly a magical process and part luck. This course supports participants to dispel the myths and to learn how research, planning and careful preparation can build successful fundraising. No magic wand is required!

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Influencing

We work to positively influence thinking, policy & practice.

Thinking

Music Mark works to influence thinking by sharing ideas and undertaking research

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Policy

Music Mark works to shape and share the decisions that need to be made by policy makers

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Practice

Music Mark recognises the need for music educators to source and share ideas with each other

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Supporting

We facilitate CPD, build communities & share best practice.

Connecting

We connect our members to the wider music education sector.

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