Fundraising for Freedom

Communicators leading the way to creating independent, effective NFPs

Gain insights into effective communication strategies and techniques that can generate millions of dollars for NFP organisations and increase their independence.

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Our speakers are communications professionals who lead dynamic new organisations that are having a social impact and have succeeded in attracting considerable financial support to achieve their goals, or helping other NFPs find new ways to attract funding. They are:

When the Climate Commission was axed, Amanda led the creation of the independent Climate Council with Australia’s biggest ever crowd-funding campaign. Find out how they raised over $1million dollars in a week. Amanda is also Chair of the Centre for Australian Progress and recognised in 2014 as one of Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence.

Lucy ran her own communications agency for 20 years and started supporting Dr Hamlin’s Fistula hospital as a volunteer. Two years ago she became CEO of the newly formed Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. Find out how she took the organisation from a standing start to raising more than $6.5million.Lucy was won NAB’s Women’s Agenda Leadership Award for Emerging Leader in the NFP sector.

With 15 years international experience at marketing and creative consultancies in London, New York and Sydney, advising on communications strategy and implementing consumer engagement programs, Tom will tell us how live collective-giving events are making philanthropy accessible and fun for everyone.


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Wednesday, 22 April 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Benevolent Society
188 Oxford St
Paddington, NSW 2021

Bus: Catch any of these Oxford St buses – 333, 380, 378, M40 – get off at Paddo RSL and walk down the hill. Side entrance behind Domo furniture.

Drive: Park in Flinton St, off Young St

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