Upcoming Event

  • Africa Fundraising Symposium
  • Venue: The Hilton Hotel, Nairobi
  • 20th to 22nd April 2016
  • Cost : Usd 350 ( Kshs 35,000) Per Person

AFRICA FUNDRAISING SYMPOSIUM,
20th to 22nd April 2016


OVERAL COURSE OBJECTIVE

THEME: "The Challenges and Opportunities of Fundraising in Africa"

SYMPOSIUM TARGETS

Government planning officers, Executive Assistants, Project managers, Project Evaluators, project leaders; County Executives, NGOs, Donors, Development Partners, Policy Makers, Development Banks, International Development Organizations, Fundraising Consultants, Investors and academics.

BACKGROUND

Dear Partners,
Is your organization struggling with funding challenges? Are you surviving the current global financial challenges?, global economic recession, and lack of committed volunteers to support organizations resource mobilization strategy? You're not just a fundraiser. You're a catalyst for change. Philanthropy doesn't just happen. It requires knowledge, confidence and a well-maintained toolkit to bring hearts, minds and resources together for the greater good. This conference is your opportunity to sharpen your focus and skills, and to amass knowledge that will bring immediate impact to your organization. Every year, fundraisers and change-makers from across the world come together in Nairobi , Kenya to share, inspire and cross-fertilize thinking and ideas from all over the world. The Africa Fundraising Symposium is a hub for learning, networking and opportunities through amazing speakers with international and local delegates discussing thousands of ideas that can change the world.

The Symposium designed by fundraisers, for fundraisers, to help charities of all sizes successfully adapt to and benefit from technological changes. Join us in Nairobi, Kenya for three days of listening, learning among the greatest thought-leaders in international fundraising and philanthropy. You'll come away inspired, invigorated and more certain than ever that fundraising is the hardest job you'll ever love. Capacity Africa Institute is therefore pleased to invite you to the 2016 Africa Fundraising Symposium

Topics

• Fundraising Essentials
• Fundraising Ideas that Work
• Creating Careers in Fundraising
• Leadership in Fundraising
• Improving Your Donor Engagement
• Good Fundraising Practices-Fundraising Code of Conduct
• Laws and Norms for Fundraising
• Proposal Development
• The role of the Media in Fundraising
• Adapting to Change and Technology in Fundraising
• Raising money on Facebook: Yes, it can be done.
•Impact Volunteering – Engaging and Energizing Volunteer for Fundraising Success
• Ten Habits of Highly Successful Fundraisers
• Waves of Change: Strategies for Making Waves or Learning to Ride Them
• Best Practices in Foundation and Crowd funding Relations
• Collective Impact through Joint Fundraising– Put Your Organizational Ego Aside and work together – A Bigger Vision Leads to Bigger Gifts!
• Top 7 Expert Practices for Writing Winning Grantss
• Fundraising Trends and Processes
• Challenges and Opportunities in Corporate Fundraising
• Innovations in Fundraising
• Utilizing Intermediaries in Fundraising
• Creative and innovative applications in Fundraising
• Online and Social Media Fundraising
• Changing Fundraising Strategy for Greater Sustainability
• The Impact of Accountability on Your Bottom Line
• Global Fundraising: Understanding the Basics
• Management and Organizational Development (which includes: Accountability and Ethics, Collaboration,
• Philanthropic Leadership for Social Impact

Symposium Schedule:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Paper Presentations and Success Stories
  • Technical Workshops
  • Plenary sessions
  • Exhibitions
  • Closing Ceremony


Capacity Africa Institute therefore invites all Government planning officers, Executive Assistants, Project managers, Project Evaluators, project leaders; County Executives, NGOs, Donors, Development Partners, Policy Makers, Development Banks, International Development Organizations, Fundraising Consultants, Investors and academics to:

  • Submit paper, roundtable, poster and/or rapid presentation abstracts presenting M&E systems, processes and practices within the broad theme and sub-themes of the symposium;
  • Submit a proposal for the symposium workshops on contemporary fundraising paradigms, methods and tools, or scarce skills; or
  • Register for the symposium to learn from international and local experts, including development planners and strategic leaders from across sectors including leading academics, evaluators, commissioning agents and more.

Africa Fundraising Symposium
DATES: 20th to 22nd April 2016.
VENUE: Hilton Hotel, Nairobi
REGISTRATION FEES: Usd 350 ( Kshs 35,000), PER PERSON

Training sessions will be facilitated by professionals with hands on skills and great wealth of experience in Fundraising.
Participants coming from outside NAIROBI are requested to organize their
own accommodation and transport. We can however reserve accommodation space for you at the training venue and other neighboring hotels..
Kindly confirm your participation with:

Symposium Coordinator
Africa Fundraising Symposium
Capacity Africa Institute
Krishna Center, 5th Floor, Woodvale Grove Road, Westlands, Nairobi
Telephone: +254- 20-522-59-29
Cell: +254- 716-875-205
Info@capacityafrica.org
www.capacityafrica.org

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