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What is ‘Building Future Sustainability’?

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR NORTH EAST VOLUNTARY GROUPS
TO HELP YOU BRING IN MORE MONEY, FROM MORE SOURCES, MORE REGULARLY

READ ON

Over the past 3 years, more than 100 organisations have benefited from 'Building Future Sustainability', a 4-day training programme aimed at helping North East voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to generate more money, successfully expand their income generation activities and become more sustainable.

We’d like to thank our partner in this endeavour, the Community Foundation for Tyne and Wear and Northumberland, for their continued generous support into 2019.

Mandi Cresswell,
Chief Officer,
Meadow Well Connected

The Programme – 2019

MODULE 1

‘LOW HANGING FRUIT’

HOW TO MAXIMISE SUPPORT FROM TRUSTS AND FOUNDATIONS

Newcastle: Tuesday 15th January 2019

  • check_boxCurrent trends
  • check_box‘Theory of Change’ - a focus on outcomes
  • check_boxWhat is ‘impact’ and how to measure it
  • check_box15 routes to ‘yes!’
  • check_boxConsultation, evidence, data – deal-breakers!
  • check_boxWriting style – be compelling and clear

MODULE 2

BEYOND GRANT FUNDING 1

CORPORATE SUPPORT

Newcastle: Tuesday, 12th February, 2019

  • check_boxUnderstanding the business person’s mindset
  • check_boxWhat they want & what you can offer
  • check_boxThe 7 ‘P’s of Support
  • check_boxHow to make the approach – a 7 step plan

MODULE 3

BEYOND GRANT FUNDING II

CREATING A COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING FUNCTION

Newcastle: Wednesday, 6th March 2019

  • check_boxKey community fundraising techniques
  • check_boxDeveloping donor loyalty
  • check_boxCrowd-Funding
  • check_boxOn-line fundraising
  • check_boxRecruiting ‘high net worth’ individuals
  • check_boxUsing Patrons and your Trustees

MODULE 4 (MORNING)

‘A LICENCE TO PRINT MONEY?’

TURNING BUSINESS IDEAS INTO CASH FOR YOUR CAUSE

Newcastle: Tuesday, 26th March 2019

  • check_boxWhat have you got, how can you sell it?
  • check_boxComing up with brilliant money making ideas
  • check_boxTrading case studies
  • check_boxFrom ‘idea’ to ‘business’ - what to consider
  • check_boxKey elements of a commercial Business Plan
  • check_boxCashflow, profitability, margin,

MODULE 5 (AFTERNOON)

PULLING YOUR STRATEGY TOGETHER

Newcastle: Tuesday, 26th March 2019

  • check_boxFinding ‘Funder Fit’
  • check_boxInvestment versus pay-off
  • check_boxImagining your project ‘from the bottom up’

Your Trainer

Mark Butcher

All Modules

Mark has been a nonprofit fundraiser, trainer and consultant for 28 years.

He has helped hundreds of organisations in the UK and Europe to raise millions of pounds for their work.

His current local clients include Open Clasp Theatre Company, Greater Walker Community Trust, Pennywell Neighbourhood Centre, and Skills for People

Endorsements

What you might expect from this programme

“I have a clearer idea of what I’m doing right, but better still a clear idea of what I could do better.”
Lesley
“This might be the only evaluation I’ve ever completed that received top marks.”
Alison
“A good mix of methods, exercises, resources. Right pace and I liked the informality. Relevant and focused.”
Carla
“A useful day which was presented in a relaxed and friendly way. Mark clearly has great knowledge and experience of trusts and foundations.”
Mandy
“Anecdotes helped with the understanding of the material. Laid-back presentation style encouraged individuals to participate. Group activities built working relationships.”
Ann
“Today has given me real food for thought and a different perspective on the potential for different types of income generation.”
Susan

When, where and how much?

How much does it cost?

Booking OptionsFull Price per moduleWith Early Bird Discount
(Book by 30th November)
Modules 1, 2, and 3 (full day modules)£99£85
Modules 4 and 5 (half day modules)£49£39
Whole Programme£335£285

Where will the training take place?

The 4 day programme will take place in Newcastle between January and March 2019. Attendees can attend a single session or the whole series.

Venue: This is 'Philanthropy House', the HQ of the Community Foundation for Tyne and Wear and Northumberland. Philanthropy House, Woodbine Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE3 1DD. Phone:0191 222 0945 The boardroom is warm, light and quiet - perfect for training. There is local car-parking within a couple of hundred yards and the venue lies on a major bus route from Newcastle City Centre. Taxis from the City Centre cost about £10.00.

More Information

Phone Mark on 07515 386 439 or email us on enquiries@markbutcherassociates.co.uk

How to book

Phone us on 07515 386 439 and we’ll take your booking over the phone.

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