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Opportunities and Challenges of Income Generation - Growth and Innovation for Non Profit in Europe

Opportunities and Challenges of Income Generation - Growth and Innovation for Non Profit in Europe

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        EUCONSUL SPRING CONFERENCE                                          A Philanthropy Impact supported event 
                                                                         
 
 
LONDON, 7-8 MARCH 2019
 
 Venue: CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR
 
 
Thursday, 7 March
 
16.30  - 16.40  REGISTARTION
 
16.40 - 16.45  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
 
Robin Brady, Chair, EUConsult
 
16.45- 17.45  KEYNOTE ADDRESS - INCOME GENERATION IN EUROPE TODAY
 
Peter Lewis, CEO, Institute of Fundraising, UK
 
This presentation will focus on the different forms of income generation, innovations, impact of technology, issues and challenges, trends and future possibilities. Social impact organisations need to diversify income and innovate interventions.
 
They also need to understand not only the different options, but also the value of fostering meaningful partnerships with donors, funders and other  stakeholders including professional advisers to (U)HNWI in order to deliver effective social change. It is important that the consultants supporting them understand the dynamics underpinning these efforts.
 
18.30 - 19.30  SOCIAL IMPACT VISIT – BRIGADE AND BEYOND FOOD FOUNDATION
 
Simon Boyle, Award-Winning Chef, Author and Social Entrepreneur
 
Good Food, Doing Good – Brigade and Beyond Food Foundation have trained hundreds of apprentices into jobs and given thousands of homeless people new skills.
 
19.30 DINNER AT BRIGADE BAR+KITCHEN
 
Friday, 8 March
 
9.30 - 9.45  ARRIVAL
 
9.45 - 10.30 LEARNING FROM THE PAST, LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
 
Dave Hillyard, Director of Philanthropy & Partnerships, Oxfam, UK
 
This session will focus on how audience insight and the challenges of the last year have helped Oxfam gain a greater understanding of its partners and how Oxfam is using this learning to build opportunities together.
 
10.45 - 12.15   MEETING LOCAL NEED IN A COMPLEX AND CHANGING WORLD
 
Julian Corner, Lankelly Chase, UK
 
Mandy Johnson, Founder and CEO, Their Platform, UK
 
Small charities in the UK have been facing significant change, with austerity measures leading to loss of public funding, and the unfamiliar world of competitive tendering. Many of these charities work with those affected by a complex interaction of circumstances, who are not well served by political and social change. 
 
The speakers for this session will provide an overview of current realities and describe how one charitable trust has chosen to tackle complexity.
 
14.00 - 15.30 INNOVATION IN INCOME GENERATION
 
Panel chaired by John Pepin, Aperio Group (Europe), UK and Chief Executive,Philanthropy Impact, UK
 
Cath Dovey, Co-Founder, Beacon Collaborative, UK
 
Lorraine Grace, Head of Socially Responsible Investment Research, Close Brothers Asset Management, UK
 
Cecilia Hersler, Director, Philanthropy Impact, UK
 
Rennie Hoare, Head of Philanthropy, C Hoare & Co, UK
 
Participants will learn about innovations such as:
 
- The Beacon Collaborative – a movement composed of philanthropists and organisations who are collectively committed to building on the UK’s heritage of giving to increase the level of private assets available for public good in the UK.
 
- Learning about approaches to impact investing in addition to philanthropy; sharing a millennial’s insight her peer group seems to be taking toward social/impact investing and philanthropy.
 
- The important role professional advisers to (U)HNWI (private client advisers, wealth management, private banking, independent financial advice, tax and legal sectors) can play in increasing philanthropic giving.
 
- Hear about C. Hoare & Co’s, the United Kingdom’s oldest privately owned bank founded in 1672, approach to philanthropy and innovation including a Donor Advice Fund (DAF) and Project Snowball
 
 
15.45 - 16.15  CASE STUDY – SOCIAL/IMPACT INVESTMENT
 
Andrew Croft, CEO, CAN Invest, UK
 
Mary Rose Gunn, Chief Executive, The Fore, UK
 
Andrew Croft and Mary Rose Gunn will define various elements of and approaches to continuum of social and impact investment. Andrew Croft will explore initiatives taking grant dependent organisations on a journey to social investment and impact; along with challenges and how they are addressed.
 
Mary Rose Gunn will provide an overview of the challenges facing potential charity investees and how traditional funding models can work contrary to the interests of building the pipeline for social investment.
 
Information on the Spring Conference and online registration are available here.
 
Discout is available for Philanthropy Impact members following this link: https://www.euconsult.org/training-events/spring-workshop-london-7-8-march-2019/
 
 
 

 

 

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