Fund raising

beyond projects - or how to successfully raise funds for NGOs

Civic activism and ideas for initiatives for the benefit of society - how to finance them?

Are European funds the only means of financing civil society organizations?

We want to follow our mission and program without depending on donors and the state.

What is behind concepts such as fundraising, crowdfunding and CSR?

Which funding methods work for us and which do not?

FUNDRAISING - Fundraising for NGOs

Who is it suitable for:

  • representatives of non-governmental organizations (all types of organizations registered under the Law on Non-Profit Legal Entities)

  • people involved in causes

  • civic associations and informal groups

Schedule:

9:15 - Registration

9:30 - How are NGOs funded?

1:00 - Coffee break

11:30 - How are NGOs funded?

13:00 - Lunch break

14:00 - DMS - how organizations can benefit

14:40 - Fundraising plan

15:30 - Coffee break

16.00 - CSR

17:00 Final session

17:30 - End of training

Training topics:

  • How are NGOs funded ? - what is fundraising (FR) - definition, trends, forms and methods of work

  • Crowdfunding, Campaigns to individual donors, Social entrepreneurship and social business, communication, etc.

  • DMS - how organizations can benefit from it

  • Elaboration of a fundraising plan

  • Corporate Social Responsibility - k ontseptsiya, trends and the role of the Bulgarian network for corporate social responsibility

What to expect from the training:

  • The training will present the most important and modern models for funding NGOs and citizens
    organizations and will demonstrate the benefits and challenges of each of these models

  • We will discuss possible funding beyond donors, funds and grant programs

  • We will see which model is most effective for which types of activities and initiatives

  • We will discuss how modern technology is changing fundraising

  • We will try some practical models and see many, many examples from practice

  • We will reveal information from the kitchen

  • We will ask and answer questions, discuss and share.

Lecturers

Teodora Ivanova-Valeva

is the founder of IVersa, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of the Impact Drive Foundation and Director of Social Development in the Bulgarian Network for Corporate Social Responsibility, as well as an expert at the Open Society Institute, directly responsible for design, development and project management and program coordinator to the program for support of NGOs in Bulgaria under the EEA FM. For more than 15 years she has been involved in the development and management of projects and knows in detail their specifics. She has worked with all types of donors and funding programs, knows the various forms of fundraising, prepares development strategies, NGO fundraising plans, quality management plans, communication strategy. He has extensive experience in managing grant schemes, evaluating programs and projects, event management and working with the media.

He is a certified trainer and creates and teaches training programs on the topics of fundraising, social entrepreneurship, European and donor programs for funding, project management.

Passion - the change that comes from us.

Boris Kolev

is the executive director of the Bulgarian Network for Corporate Social Responsibility. He currently manages a group of companies in the field of marketing innovation and is the sole owner of JT International Group. He is a co-founder of DigiMark, one of the fastest growing startups in 2013, with a focus on mobile software development. He is an honorary president of the Bulgarian Forum League and is a member of the board of directors of Mastermind Bulgaria and several other non-profit organizations in Bulgaria. In 2007, Business Week Worldwide ranked Boris 2nd among the "Most Successful Young Entrepreneurs in Europe". In 2011 won 2nd place for the award "Best Young Manager of Bulgaria". In 2013 falls in the first ranking "30 under 30" of young leaders with the greatest potential in the country according to Forbes magazine. In the meantime he is involved in the development of social projects and is a business consultant, mentor and guest lecturer in Bulgarian and foreign universities on topics such as Entrepreneurship and Social Business.

Diana Zapryanova

Co-founder of the Impact Drive Foundation and its executive director. Diana has many years of experience in communications and fundraising for leading international companies such as BNP Paribas, AES Corporation, Expirian, Lenovo, HTC and organizations such as the British Council, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sofia and the Cedar Foundation. She was Director of Development at the Cedar Foundation, an NGO with a strong entrepreneurial spirit in fundraising, where she was responsible for creating and implementing the fundraising strategy and developing donor partnerships.

He believes that 99% of fundraising is communication, or finding the right way to present your cause, convincing people to believe in it and support it, and finally to thank and share a result that makes them proud.

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Boris Kolev

is the executive director of the Bulgarian Network for Corporate Social Responsibility. He currently manages a group of companies in the field of marketing innovation and is the sole owner of JT International Group. He is a co-founder of DigiMark, one of the fastest growing startups in 2013, with a focus on mobile software development. He is an honorary president of the Bulgarian Forum League and is a member of the board of directors of Mastermind Bulgaria and several other non-profit organizations in Bulgaria. In 2007, Business Week Worldwide ranked Boris 2nd among the "Most Successful Young Entrepreneurs in Europe". In 2011 won 2nd place for the award "Best Young Manager of Bulgaria". In 2013 falls in the first ranking "30 under 30" of young leaders with the greatest potential in the country according to Forbes magazine. In the meantime he is involved in the development of social projects and is a business consultant, mentor and guest lecturer in Bulgarian and foreign universities on topics such as Entrepreneurship and Social Business.

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