Economic Exchange Event – Community Investment Strategies for Charities and Social Enterprises
Economic Exchange events are free monthly events set up to share specialist knowledge and insight of our team and selected partners, to support socially driven organisations to transfo
rm and improve the way they work.
There will be an opportunity to network with speakers and delegates over a light lunch afterwards, and we hope you can join us.
When: Friday 23rd September 2016 – 10am – 12.30pm
How do you maximise the value of Community Investment!
During this free event we will be looking at different approaches to community investment – from community shares and crowdfunding, to fundraising campaigns, and how to attract and retain the engagement of your ‘community for the long-term’.
Come along to find out more about:
- Different approaches to harnessing community investment e.g. community shares, crowdfunding, match fundraising
- Ways to market and attract members of your community to invest
- Approaches to maintain engagement beyond the initial investment, including communication strategies, creating a robust CRM for managing stakeholder information and creating online communities
- Big Potential funding to help test or develop a social investment scheme
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(Please note: places are limited and only 2 can register per organisation)
Heather Black, Managing Director, Economic Change
Heather will be speaking about community engagement strategies and maximising the involvement of your supporters from donations to volunteering through introducing and utilising Salesforce CRM and stakeholder communication tools to enable good stakeholder management and communication practices.
Dave Boyle, Director The Community Shares Company
Dave Boyle will give us a non-technical plain-English guide to help you work out whether community shares could work for you (and whether they won’t) based on his experience working with groups that have raised over £5M in Community Shares in the last 4 years for groups in the fields of media, energy, sport, leisure, retail and heritage.
Lisa Gagliani, MBE, Managing Director, Lisa Gagliani Associates Ltd
Lisa will share ideas and proven tips to help you maximize the gift value of supporters using social media and online platforms such as The Big Give and Localgiving.com. Lisa Gagliani is a marketer who has worked in the charity sector at a senior level since 2012. In the past two years she has helped 150 charity projects raise £4M from their contacts.
Jason Nuttall, Funding Manager, Crowdfunder
Jason will be sharing insight and tips on how to crowdfund for projects. Crowdfunder is the Uk’s largest crowdfunding platform, supporting people to raise the funds from the community around them to turn their idea into reality.