Improving Charity Fundraising: Standards, Innovation and Practice
This briefing will examine the latest regulatory developments, opportunities and innovation in charity fundraising.
Charity fundraising has been in the spotlight recently with a flurry of news on legislative changes and high profile coverage of negative practice.
With a new system of self-regulation in Scotland and further changes on the horizon, including the impending General Data Protection Regulations in May 2018, how can fundraising organisations overcome the challenges and be good, effective fundraisers?
Attend this Holyrood event for an up-to-date brief on the latest regulatory developments, opportunities and good practice in charity fundraising.
Key issues to be addressed
- The current regulatory landscape and future challenges for charity fundraising in Scotland
- Keeping standards high – maintaining good values, culture and trust in fundraising
- Innovation and good practice examples of effective charity fundraising
09:15 Registration and Refreshments
10:00 Session 1: Charity Fundraising in Scotland
10:00 Welcome and Introduction by the Chair
10:05 Update and Overview of Regulations, Fundraisers' Duties and Legal Obligations
Valerie Surgenor, Member, Scottish Fundraising Standards Panel; Partner, MacRoberts LLP, and Chair of Aberlour Childcare Trust
10:25 Future Priorities and the Role of the Scottish Regulatory in Fundraising
, Head of Engagement, OSCR (Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator)
10:45 Meeting and Upholding Good Fundraising Standards
Susan Robinson, Chair, Standards Advisory Board for Scotland, Institute of Fundraising, and Strategic Investment Officer, CVS Inverclyde
11:05 Questions and Discussion
11:30 Refreshments and Networking
11:50 Session 2: Doing Fundraising Well in the Digital Age
11:50 Complying with Forthcoming General Data Protection Regulations
David Freeland, Senior Policy Officer, Information Commissioner’s Office - Scotland
12:10 The Potential of Digital and Mobile Approaches
Rebecca Curtis-Moss, Digital Manager, Children's Hospices Across Scotland
12:30 Questions and Discussion
12:50 Lunch and Networking
13:35 Session 3: Good Practice Seminar
A series of inputs will provide learning and insights into innovative fundraising approaches and good practice.
13:35 Case Study A - Glasgow Caledonian University
Jillian Watt, Director, The Glasgow Caledonian University Foundation,
13:55 Case Study B - St Andrew's Hospice
John Brady, Head of Fundraising, St Andrew's Hospice
14:15 Case Study C - Scottish Love in Action
Vicki Watson, Fundraising and Communications Manager, Scottish Love in Action
14:30 Questions and Discussion
14:55 Summary by the Chair
15:00 Close of Event
*Agenda subject to change
Central Edinburgh, venue to be confirmed.
Who will benefit from attending?
Anyone with a vested interest in charity fundraising, including:
- Fundraising professionals
- Executives, Trustees, Directors and Senior Managers in fundraising organisations
- Public Affairs, Marketing, Communication and Business Development professionals within the charitable sector
- Legal and Information Management professionals
Delegate rates (excluding VAT)
- Discounted rate: 1 place £145 + VAT (Voluntary / charitable organisations with an annual income of less than £1m)
- Reduced rate: 1 place £245 + VAT | 2+ places £195 + VAT (Central government departments and agencies, local authorities, universities, colleges, NHS, police, professional associations and voluntary / charitable organisations with an annual income over £1m)
- Full rate: 1 place £295 + VAT | 2+ places £245 + VAT (Commercial organisations e.g. plc, Ltd, LLP)
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