Manchester Networking

Networking Events in Manchester take place every two months and we normally have one or two speakers at each and they are held at a variety of locations in Manchester.  All events take place between 4.30pm-6.30pm.

2018 dates:

Date & Time: Wed 16th May 2018, 16.30-18.00
Venue: PLANT NOMA, Redfern, Dantzic Street, NOMA, Manchester M60 0AE

So you want to be a better fundraiser

Join us to look at how you can develop your fundraising career and reach your full potential

How to get ahead in Fundraising

Our panel of fundraising experts will discuss their careers and the things they look at when interviewing and appointing new fundraisers. Aimed at those already in fundraising and looking to move up, they will discuss the skills you need to be a good fundraiser and the networks they use to ensure they stay ahead of the games.

Panellists include Victoria Symes, Director, Charity Careers North West and Alice Atkinson, Director of Fundraising, Bolton Hospice.

Eventbrite - IOF NW Manchester Networking - May 2018

Date & Time: Wed, 20 June 2018, 16:30-18:00
Venue: The Waldorf, Gore Street, Manchester M1 3AQ

Challenge Event Fundraising

Have you ever wondered how to maximise your challenge events fundraising and get more people doing treks and marathons for you? Join us as we hear from Caroll Pattison, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager for Traveleyes and long term fundraiser to look at how charities can make the most of challenge events enabling supporters to raise as much as they can and continue to fundraise for the charity after they complete the challenge. If you would like to find out more ways to make challenges work then this is the networking event for you.

About Caroll Pattison:

Caroll has 30 years’ experience in fundraising, from large national charities including 17 years at RNIB to 7 years as Fund Director of a small children’s charity supporting children with disabilities in the North East.  I gained an Institute of Fundraising Certificate in Fundraising and spent 4 years on the North East Institute of Fundraising committee.  I now work for Traveleyes a company who take blind people and sighted guides on holidays all over the world.  Combining all of my experience I am working with charities to offer worldwide bespoke treks with the added challenge of guiding blind people.   A great way of raising funds for very little effort, a definite win win.

Eventbrite - IOF NW Manchester Networking - June 2018

Date & Time: Wed 18th July 2018, 16.30-18.00
Venue: Brewin Dolphin, 1 The Avenue, Spinningfields Square, Manchester, M3 3AP

Jenny Haskey, CEO at the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust and former Head of Fundraising at the North West Air Ambulance Charity will look at how even the smallest charity, with limited resource can develop a successful fundraising strategy to make them robust for the future. Jenny will look at what it takes to put a strategy in place, how to set goals and celebrate key milestones along the way. If you would like an in depth look at how to bring all fundraising disciplines together, in to one coherent fundraising and marketing strategy then this is the networking event for you.Speaker:

Jenny Haskey – Children’s Adventure Farm Trust

Jenny is the current CEO of the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust. With over 15 years experience in managing fundraising and marketing teams whilst driving organisation strategy, she has grown excellent knowledge of the sector. Jenny has worked for charities and led teams including the North West Air Ambulance and The Christie charity, as well as mentoring many within in the sector and brings to this talk a real insight into how to keep all the plates spinning and all the income streams growing in a challenging charitable environment. ”

Eventbrite - IOFNW Manchester Networking Event - July 2018

COST for all Manchester networking events:

£10 for IOF Members – refundable on attending
£10 for non-Members – not refundable

Our events are bookable via Eventbrite and will be available approximately six weeks before the event is due to take place.

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