22 May 2017

CJS Focus on Fundraising & Promotion in association with the Environmental Funders Network

18 pages in total, the lead comes from the Environmental Funders Network and is provided by their chair, John Raven, who is also a Trustee for the John Ellerman Foundation. John provides us with some tips in writing a successful grant application. Richard Witt was the first professional fundraiser employed by a National Park and has since run fundraising courses. Richard talks about the fact that there is so much more to fundraising than just asking for the money. Jaanika Reinvald is a Visitor Experience Assistant at the National Trust’s Brimham Rocks countryside property. Find out what her day entails and the sorts of jobs she is involved in when working to promote the site. We were lucky enough to get an interview with Dawn Bebe, Co-Founder & Director of Crowdfunder – we asked what crowdfunding is, how it’s different from traditional fundraising methods and how best to do it on the site. Rethinking Parks programme ran until 2016, in an article for CJS Focus, Nesta provides details on the seven tips they have since devised for successful parks innovation. Groundwork is proud of their ambassadors who do very important voluntary work within their local communities to promote the organisation, read about how some of them have made a difference. Jim Hardcastle from Mendip Hills AONB has worked within the world of social media for a long time; he describes how you can use it for promotion and then how you should be able to turn awareness in to fundraising. Last but by no means least we have ‘A day in the life of Jamie Wyver, Consumer PR Executive for RSPB’ – discover the tasks Jamie has to undertake in a very busy day to promote the work of the charity. Read it here