When: March 3rd, 2011 – from 9:30am to 1:30pm.
Where: Calendar Hotel Makindye (in Kampala)-
Please Call Kizito Malumba (of Youth Aid Uganda, our hosting partner)to confirm participation and regarding the venue 0782323191, or 0704323191.
In summary, the four parts of the workshop will be:
1. About GlobalGiving (what is it, how to join)
2. Fundraising strategies (both online and local tips)
3. How social media is part of your fundraising
4. Introducing the Storytelling project — helps with evaluation and raising awareness about issues.
#1 – Expanding your FUNDRAISING. We will cover both local and international online strategies. (Note: You’ve already heard this part of the workshop, sorry for the redundancy as this will be new to most attendees. Part #2 and #3 are NEW to you.)
#2 – GlobalGiving tools for:
- donor management,
- corporate relations,
- volunteer recruiting,
- recurring donors,
- integrating with social media,
- beneficiary feedback as part of your evaluation strategy, and
- how we can make your a stronger candidate for external grants
#3 – Introducing our Storytelling project. We’ll explain how thousands of brief narratives from East Africa can transform your understanding of your work and improve your monitoring and evaluation.
Please respond to reserve a spot. You are encouraged to invite members from other organizations your work with. Please have them email me to reserve a spot as well.
Please alert any of your partners that are not already on GlobalGiving that the deadline to self-nominate and submit Due Diligence for the next (April) open challenge is March 1st, 2011. Refer them to http://www.globalgiving.org/open-challenge-nomination/ for what is required.
Note that we will provide drinks and a lunch, but we will NOT REIMBURSE your travel or lodging expenses. This training is free and open to any organization that wishes to attend, as long as they RSVP in advance.
About Storytelling: GlobalGiving has launched a storytelling effort that should provide you (and all organizations in your community) with timely information about the complex issues, needs, and efforts that affect your work.
Results of our 2010 storytelling pilot project are online: http://www.globalgiving.org/story-tools/
Looking forward to meeting you in person!