Community & Events 2021 Sessions

2020 has hit events and community fundraising in a big way. It’s been a time to pivot, adapt and innovate to achieve income targets and focus on supporter experience to maintain relevance in an ever-changing environment. Whether it’s mass participation, challenges or peer-to-peer engagement, the Community & Events track is focused on providing inspiration and understanding how you can develop this area.

This track is sponsored by:

Dance for Sick Kids: Our new supporters were waiting for us… all we had to do was ask them to dance!Arani Duggan MFIA & Ashley Southwell MFIA, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)
Polished Man: Digital Fundraising in the Modern WorldKylie Wallace, World Vision
Kaitlin Harasym, The Polished Man
The May 50K: Growing the movement from $2.1m to $6.5m in 12 monthsTanja Voss, MS Research
Luke Edwards MFIA, Elevate Fundraising
The 2.6 Challenge: Creating a national movement to inspire a nation to raise £11 million to save the UK’s charitiesFleurie Forbes-Martin, Studio Republic
The good, the bad and the not so ugly of how to utilise Facebook Fundraising tools for your causeAlex Dobbing MFIA, Cure Brain Cancer Foundation
The Grace Gala – transforming a live event into a virtual ‘night in’ to remember!Josh O’Rourke MFIA & Eliza Hills MFIA, Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Punching above your weight: Tips and strategies for your organisation to create and manage a successful Giving DayClaire Baxter MFIA, Kidney Health Australia
2020 – events nirvana or crisis? Carrie Fletcher MFIA, Donor Republic
The 13th Pink Test: Unlucky for someRyan Barlow, McGrath Foundation