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Fundraising with social media - blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, RSS

2 November, London

Online fundraising has moved on from running a good website and emailing your supporters. Charity supporters are now spending their time at other popular sites like Facebook, MySpace and YouTube.

Focusing on the fundraising rather than the technology, this half-day course will give you a good understanding of how you can use the new 'social media' websites and tools to support and extend your fundraising.

Price: £85

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ACEVO Annual Conference: Governing the Future - Capitalising on Political and Economic Change

November 5, London

Following ten years of stability, the political and economic environment is rapidly changing. This conference will examine upcoming changes in government and what that means for third sector boards in terms of providing the right strategic direction. Also, in a tougher economic climate, making the most of opportunities will be crucial. Hear from leading figures on how chief executives and boards can assess and manage investment risk and diversify income, including the latest on different types of social investment.

Prices start from £170

Contact the events team on 0845 345 8497


Strategic Financial Management in the Recession

13 November, Coventry

As the recession impacts, doing nothing is no longer an option for charities.

One way to start is to understand and review your financial strategy and ensure that you have ways of prioritising and managing those things that are critical to the survival of the charity.

Topics to be covered include:

* Where to start when the pressures are coming from every direction
* How to focus on the key financial drivers and assessing whether those drivers are verifiable
* How to pull plans together that are flexible and can be updated quickly
* How to approach budgeting with uncertainty in funding streams
* How often to reforecast

Prices: £45 members; £55 non-members

Contact the events team on 0845 345 8497


Successful Campaigning for Social Change

16 November, London

A conference offering inspirational speakers and practical workshops for those who need to plan, promote and achieve a successful campaign.

Book before 23 September for 10% early bird discount.

Choose from an exciting range of 9 workshops covering how social change happens, campaigns strategy, influencing government, using media and so much more.

Price: Band A £175.50; B £225; C £360

Tel: 08450 77 77 07





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