Funding for Development Conference

10 July 2017
99 City Road Conference Centre, London EC1Y 1AX

Significant changes are occurring in the funding landscape. As financial flows, forms of funding and the way funds are distributed evolve, they bring new challenges for the sector. International NGOs need to find alternative sources of sustainable funding now.

Learn about emerging trends and insights in public and institutional fundraising at our new Funding for Development Conference. You’ll also network with big institutional donors and get practical advice from experts like Haniya DarStephen Dunmore and Marcelo Iniarra on how to win funding and deal with the latest fundraising regulations.

There will also be an exhibition with key suppliers. Find out about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.


  • Small member (<500K): £175 (flat fee)
  • Earlybird large member (>500K): £175 (until 26 May, £225 after)
  • Earlybird non-member (not-for-profit): £245 (until 26 May, £295 after)
  • Earlybird Corporate Supporter: £245 (until 26 May, £295 after)
  • Non-member Corporate: £395

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08.45 - 09.45 Registration

09.45 - 10.00 Chair's welcome and introduction

10.00 - 10.30 Opening plenary

10.30 - 11.00 Refreshments break

11.00 - 12.30

Institutional fundraising Public fundraising

Funding from DFID and beyond

· Find out how to access ODA from DFID and other government departments.

· Learn about other funding opportunities from a range of institutional and foundation donors.

Speakers: TBC


Innovations in digital fundraising

· Find out how you can harness the latest digital developments to boost your fundraising, whether you’re an early adopter or the late majority.  

· Hear about different case studies of how INGOs are innovating online to enhance their income.

Speakers: Marcelo Iniarra

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch and networking

13.30 - 15.00

Institutional fundraising Public fundraising 

Lessons from commercial contracting

· Learn how to become a sub-contractor for DFID or other donors from NGOs who have successfully navigated these seemingly unchartered waters.

· Get new insights and best practice tips from donors, the private sector and NGOs.

Speakers: Haniya Dar


Adapting to new fundraising regulations

· Explore how new regulations impact your organisation’s ability to engage with donors and carry out public appeals.

· Question the Fundraising Regulator directly and hear from NGOs who have successfully navigated new regulatory changes.

Speakers: Simon Beresford
Stephen Dunmore

15.00 - 15.30 Refreshments break

15.30 - 16.30 Networking with donors and delegates

16.30 - 17.00 Closing plenary

17.00 - 17.10 Chair's close

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Want to sponsor or exhibit?

This is a unique opportunity for sector suppliers to make new connections, build their brand profile and establish strong relationships with senior institutional and public fundraising professionals. Download the information pack or get in touch with Iona Stirling-Herbert.