Are you a brand new fundraiser? Or have you relied on grants but now want to start raising money? Or are you a new organisation?

Well then this session is for you. Having built a fundraising department from scratch, Simon will share his own tips and tricks. He will share successes and failures from the small and medium charities he has worked with as a volunteer, consultant and Board Member.

You’ll come away with your own road map, to-do list and action points that you can start to roll-out tomorrow. No need to feel overwhelmed or wonder where to start...this session will make fundraising and income growth seem manageable. Let’s get started!

Learning Outcomes:

1. Road map for priorities to initiate and grow fundraising
2. Ideas for time management when juggling several channels
3. What works and what doesn’t - an understand of your organisation’s own strengths and how to capitalise on them

Simon Scriver, CFRE



Simon Scriver is a professional fundraising consultant, coach, trainer, Board Member and practitioner.

Simon has won Fundraising Ireland's 'Small Budget, Big Impact' and ‘Supplier Of The Year’ Awards, as well as Eircom’s Start-up Award. He is a TEDx speaker and has previously won the Toastmasters UK & Ireland International Speech Contest. A board member of a small non-profit ‘Making Connections’, he also sits on the Advisory Panel of Rogare, the international fundraising think tank, and is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and the AFP. He is the only person in Ireland with a CFRE, a Diploma in Fundraising and a Certificate in Fundraising.