Κυριακή, 4 Ιουνίου 2017

Social Economy Day: Innovative Fundraising for the Third Sector

Note: This event is by application only. See details below, on how to apply. Deadline for applications is June 3rd, 2017.


Greek Social and Solidarity Economy organisations and citizens’ groups learn about innovative fundraising methods and partake in a Fundathon!

Thursday 15th June 2017 9.30 – 18.30

Social Dynamo, Karneadou 25, Athens (metro Evangelismos)

Participating Social and Solidarity Economy organisations representatives and active citizens will:

- Learn about new trends in fundraising
- Learn about the use of virtual reality for fundraising
- Discover innovative approaches to financial sustainability from Greek case studies
- Brainstorm new ideas for fundraising
- Receive expert feedback on their fundraising ideas
- The team with the best brainstormed fundraising idea will win tablets, offered by Vodafone

The event will take place in English.

Parts of the event will be video recorded and made available online here via BLOD

Programme

9.30 – 10.30 Opening addresses
10.30 – 13.30 New trends in fundraising & income generation, Geof Cox, Social enterprise developer, Director of Social Enterprise Europe
13.30 – 14.15 Networking lunch
14.15 – 15.15 Small world, big stories: storytelling for charity and development in an age of rapid change, Marisol Grandon, Founder & CEO, Unfold Stories
15.15 – 16.30 Greek case studies: innovative approaches to funding & sustainability
16.30 - 17.30: Fundathon! Brainstorming fundraising ideas in teams
17.30 - 18.30 Pitching of brainstormed fundraising ideas to expert panel
18.30 – Announcement and awarding of winners.

Who can participate?

Anyone currently involved in a Social and Solidarity Economy organisation, non-profit social enterprise or informal citizens’ group addressing a social challenge in Greece can apply to participate, either as individuals or in a team of up to 4 people. 32 participants will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

- the potential of the activities of their organisation/group to address urgent social problems in Greece
- the feasibility of their plans for using the knowledge gained from their participation in the event to benefit the activities of their organisation/group
- adequate knowledge of English

How to apply?

Download the short application form here, complete in English and submit electronically to socialdynamo@bodossaki.gr by 17.00, 3 June 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by email by 8th June 2017.

For any enquiries please contact socialdynamo@bodossaki.gr

This event, organised in partnership with the Bodossaki Foundation - Ίδρυμα Μποδοσάκη, is part of Innovation Week, organised by the British Embassy Athens and the British Council Greece.

Check out our other Innovation Week events:

13/6: UK University Alumni Innovation Showcase at Στέγη Ιδρύματος Ωνάση / Οnassis Cultural Centre Athenshttp://bit.ly/2qvkEOC

16/6: Science and Technology Day at Innovathenshttp://bit.ly/2rfsol5

Innovation Week is supported by Vodafone Greece and the Vodafone Foundation and AstraZeneca, under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology and the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs.

All events are under the auspices of the Secretarial General of Research & Innovation - Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs and supported by Vodafone/Vodafone Foundation, and AstraZeneca.

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