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Creating and Implementing a Strategic Fundraising Plan

  • 25th January 2018 - 25th January 2018
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Pinsent Mason 1 room, mac Birmingham
  • Sector Events

Fundraising is a long game, and requires clever, strategic use of what are always scarce staff and financial resources.  It is impossible to fundraise effectively and consistently without a strategic plan that has been agreed and is being implemented by all Directors/Trustees and staff.

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Corporate Fundraising – Best Practice in a Changing Landscape

  • 25th January 2018 - 25th January 2018
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Waterside 2, Watershed, Bristol
  • 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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Using Digital Tools for Creative Fundraising

  • 30th January 2018 - 30th January 2018
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Coal Store Room, People’s History Museum, Manchester
  • 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 Writing Strong Applications for Funding

  • 8th February 2018 - 8th February 2018
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Chapel Room, LIFT Islington, London
  • 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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Achieving Fundraising Success Through Partnerships

  • 14th February 2018 - 14th February 2018
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • The North Space, Yorkshire Dance, Leeds
  • Sector Events

The landscape for fundraising remains full of opportunities, but they are increasingly fragmented, specialised and time-consuming.  It is impossible for an organisation to pursue a wide range of opportunities alone to maximise its fundraising potential – the most successful organisations work in partnership.

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Individual Giving and Relationship Fundraising

  • 15th February 2018 - 15th February 2018
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • New Art Exchange, Nottingham
  • Sector Events

This course will support you to identify the most appropriate individual giving schemes for your organisation or project and – more importantly – for their potential supporters. You will learn about the different ways that individuals give, and to understand how to identify supporters’ motivations. The training outlines how to plan the journey from initial donor awareness to building long-term relationships.

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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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