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A Wealth of Opportunity

5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

26
Apr
5:30 pm
Given the political and social climate in London and around the world, it's the perfect time to channel that fire in your belly and successfully crowdfund that social cause project that's been keeping you up at night.
 
On Wednesday 26 April, the teams at Prism the Gift Fund and Chuffed.org are partnering up for an event hat focuses on what it really takes to run a successful crowdfunding campaign for social causes.
 
Whether you're an individual, a community group or an organisation, considering crowdfunding for the first time or looking to hone the experience and make your next campaign even better, it'll be jam-packed evening of insights and Q&A! Along real-life crowdfunding examples, the team at Chuffed will be offering advice and drawing upon learnings from over 4,000 projects that have been funded on Chuffed, raising more than £9 million for social causes across 27 countries in the past 3 years.
 
Agenda:
18:30 - Doors open
19:00 - Welcome (Prism the Gift Fund)
19:15 - 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign (Chuffed.org)
19:45 - Q&A
20:30 - Drinks and networking
21:00 - Close
 
Speakers: 
 
Morgan Kainth - Head of Strategy and Operations, Prism the Gift Fund
Morgan has worked for Prism the Gift Fund for the last 4 years. She's spent time in all areas of the charity, from managing relationships with individual philanthropists to creating group accounts for Prism's Collective Funds. Currently acting as Head of Strategy and Operations, Morgan has a leading role in the running and development of Prism's Collective Fund accounts.
 
Camilla Collective - Fund and Communications Coordinator, Prism the Gift Fund
Camilla has been with Prism since 2015, where she joined to provide support on Collective Funds, working closely with clients to develop the structure around their charitable projects. Camilla currently acts as Collective Fund and Communication Coordinator, heading up Prism's annual events and communications programme.
 
Prashan Paramanathan - CEO, Chuffed.org
Prashan is the founder and CEO of Chuffed.org and dreams about a world where the smartest kids in school choose to join non-profits and social enterprises instead of management consulting and law firms. He tried being a management consultant for a while, but ran off to start micro finance banks with the World Bank Group for rural farmers in China before living and breathing the Australian non-profit sector for the last four years. He recently moved to London to expand Chuffed.org internationally.
 
Marlies Kimpe - Growth Manager, Chuffed.org
Marlies recently joined team Chuffed.org to better support both individuals and organisations doing amazing things. Prior to Chuffed.org, she worked as a Corporate Fundraiser for WaterAid in London, delivering the New Business strategy and securing 6-figure partnerships. She has also previously run 2 successful crowdfunding campaigns for small charities and social enterprises in Australia on Chuffed.org before joining the team in London (Spacecubed Level 9 and Help PetRescue Fix the Pound).
 
Cost:
Free for Chuffed.org campaigns and supporters, WeWork Members, and Prism the Gift Fund networks. £5 early bird or £10 standard ticket price for everyone else. Ticket fees will be donated to a London-based Chuffed.org campaign following the event.
 
To book your tickets click here
 
Email info@chuffed.org or visit www.chuffed.org if you have any questions or would like to learn more about Crowdfunding for social causes.
To find out more about Prism the Gift Fund visit their website here.
 

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