About the Workshop
The online workshop will provide the participants an introduction to different key aspects of Fundraising. These key aspects include - understanding the fundraising cycle, different approaches and methods for fundraising, understanding the best practices for grants and contract management. Furthermore, we will also master the skills to effectively manage relations with Donors enabling us to reach out to and retain new donors.
What is the eligibility criteria?
The workshop is open to the following participants:
- People who work in nonprofit, civil society, community-based organisations and social enterprises looking to raise grants.
- Programme and project managers who need to raise funds, communicate with funders and/or understand how fundraising strategy works.
- People who work or wish to get involved in fundraising.
About the Speaker
Bhakti is a PhD student at the School of Management, University of St Andrews (UK). She is currently also a Philanthropy Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP) at Ashoka University. Bhakti has spent the last eight years working with non-profits in India with a focus on organisational development, fundraising, strategic partnerships, and grant management. She serves as Guest Faculty/Mentor with the Indian School of Public Policy and the Global Policy, Diplomacy, and Sustainability (GPODS) Fellowship, coaching students and young professionals in fundraising and grant management. Bhakti holds a Master’s and M.Phil degree in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. She has been a DAAD Research Fellow (Germany) and Smith Fellow (Atlas Network, USA), and a graduate of the Asia Institute of Political Economy (The Fund for American Studies/George Mason University, USA).