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DAY TWO – Thursday 27th September 2018
09:30 – Registration and Coffee
10:00 – Plenary
11:00 – Coffee
11:30 – Workshops 13 to 16
13. ‘Volunteer Recruitment and Retention’ – Jarina Choudhury, NVCO
What do you need to know to keep your volunteers happy? In this workshop Jarina will cover the basics around managing your volunteers well, and help you to rethink your traditional volunteer roles so you can be more creative in when it comes to fundraising.
14. ‘It’s not us, it’s them – Why In Memory Fundraising is not Really About Raising Money at all’ – Emily Grint, Visufund
This session will explore the motivations and needs of supporters who give to charity in memory of a loved one. You’ll take away some practical quick wins that will instantly boost this income stream… without actually asking for money.
15. ‘Poacher come Gamekeeper’ – Amy Wilson, Support Adoption for Pets and Clare Beavan, DWF Law Foundation
16. ‘Peer to Peer Support’ – Sylvia Pearl
This session offers you the opportunity to share challenges, issues or opportunities and gain support and advice from your peers.
12:30 – Lunch and Coffee
13:30 – Workshops 17 to 20
17. ‘Building a Legacy Profile’ – Ashley Rowthorn, Legacy Voice
Legacy Voice have recently published a comprehensive literature review into the motivations of legacy giving. The review, which encompasses fields as diverse as fundraising, psychology, psychiatry and behavioural economics, pulls together over 160 previously published research papers into one review of why and how donors leave gifts to charity in their wills.
During this session, Ashley will unpack the research and tell you 10 things that you need to know to help your charity become more deserving of legacy gifts.
18. ‘Individual Giving in a Hospice Setting’ – TBC
19. ‘The Stories we Tell’ – Stewart Graham, Freelance Fundraiser
Come and discover the stories you should know or find out about your charity, donors and volunteers that will inspire you and encourage more people to give to your charity. With examples from Stewart’s experience and from throughout history, you will go away with practical tools for developing stories and inspiration to collect and share your own bank of usable anecdotes to make donors more likely to say yes to your fundraising asks.
14:30 – Conference Roundup
15:00 – Conference Close