Small Charity Week (18th – 23rd June) is the biggest event in the small charity calendar providing free initiatives, competitions and support over six days for charities or local community organisation with an annual turnover under £1.5 million. Events include:
I Love Small Charities Day: Three social media competitions to win funds for your charity.
Big Advice Day: Free advice on any charity topic of your choosing from experts across the sector and business leaders.
Policy Day: Local and national events will be held to support engagement between small charities and policymakers and influencers.
Fundraising Day: Take part in free competitions and initiatives to raise vital funds for your small charity and join events to improve your knowledge on fundraising topics.
Small Charity Big Impact Day: Showcase your small charity and the fantastic impact it makes by applying for the FSI’s Small Charity Big Impact Awards.
Celebration Day: Get involved and run an event to help raise awareness of and celebrate your amazing work.
We are calling on all small charities to get involved and engage with the activities available. Check the website now as some deadlines are fast approaching. See www.smallcharityweek.com for more information and follow @SCWeek2018 for breaking news.
Fundraising Conference: Heavily Subsidised Fundraising Conference in London
The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) are hosting their annual heavily subsidised fundraising conference for small charities in London on 21st June (open to charities with a turnover up to £1.5 million).
The conference features experts in a range of different topics, including fundraising guru Adrian Sargeant in addition to the following line up:
- Building Donor Loyalty – Professor Adrian Sargeant, University of Plymouth
- Making Major Gifts Work in a Small Charity, Christine Harris, London School of Economics
- Building Strategic Corporate Partnerships, Brendan Hanlon, Just a Drop
- Online Fundraising – Theory into Practice, Rachel Earnshaw, The Big Give and Suzie Rees, East African Playgrounds
- Future Proofing your Fundraising – Maximising Millennials, Morgan Kainth, Raise your Hands
- Meet the Donor – A panel of Trust and Foundations
Big Advice Day 2018: Free Expert Advice for Small Charities
Part of Small Charity Week, Big Advice Day 2018 involves a national London event and various regional events across the country where small and local charities and community groups (those with a turnover up to £1.5 million) can access free expert 1:1 advice on a variety of topics.
Have a question or an issue you need help with? Just sign yourself up for an advice clinic and you will be given an hour of dedicated time from an expert in that area. Advice is open in every charity related field including:
- Fundraising – every fundraising topic available from digital to legacies