Date(s) - 28/04/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Museum of East Anglian Life
The Funding Fair is like a mini-conference, with a programme of fundraising-focussed presentations and workshops, alongside information stands where you can meet representatives of key funding and strategic bodies that support museums and heritage organisations and find out what they can do for you. You choose how to divide your time between networking, presentations, and workshops, prioritising the opportunities which best serve your needs.
The highlight of this year’s Funding Fair will be our panel of experienced funders discussing the things that can make or break an application. Andrea Pittock, Grants Manager at Suffolk Community Foundation will begin by introducing the Foundation’s work, which is similar to the other county community foundations, before opening the panel discussion about funding application ‘dos and don’ts’.
Have a look at the draft programme for full details of the speakers so far:
In addition, Kate Brown, Development Manager at the Heritage Lottery Fund, is offering 20 minute clinics for people to have an informal talk about their funding proposals. If you are considering applying for HLF funding, this is a perfect opportunity. You can also request a free 20 minute consultation with David Burgess, Fundraising Consultant and Director at Apollo Fundraising. David will be happy to answer your questions, review proposals and give fundraising advice. Both clinics must be requested in advance – please state on your booking form if you would like to request an appointment and we will email you an expression of interest form.
Staff, volunteers and trustees representing museums and heritage organisations of all types and sizes will benefit from attending. Here’s what delegates said about last year’s Funding Fair:
“Really well organised & lots of brilliant opportunities to talk to other delegates – Thank you!”
“I really enjoyed the event – I thought it was well organised with a varied and interesting range of speakers, and there were lots of opportunities for delegates to network.”
“Excellent format with good speakers.”
“The whole day was stimulating and useful.”
Free refreshments and lunch will be provided. Please state clearly on your booking form if you have any dietary or access requirements.
Bookings are closed for this event.