Digital & Social Media for Heritage Organisations - Derby ** FULLY BOOKED - PLEASE CALL 0207 840 3791 TO BE ADDED TO WAITING LIST **

Digital & Social Media for Heritage Organisations - Derby ** FULLY BOOKED - PLEASE CALL 0207 840 3791 TO BE ADDED TO WAITING LIST **

Date: Wednesday 5th Apr 2017

Time: 09:45 - Registration
10:00 - Start
17:00 - End

Town/City: Derby

Location: East Midlands

Venue: Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Directions / Address

Looking to generate income and supporters? This workshop is designed to help you make the most of the digital and social media tools available and give you practical ideas to help you extend your fundraising into the digital realm. Explore how streamlining your website and email, using social media to support fundraising and choosing from the many online giving and crowdfunding services can be applied to your organisation and leave with the confidence to use digital tools appropriately.


Giving to Heritage is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund under the Catalyst initiative. The Project is run in partnership with the Heritage Alliance and The Institute of Fundraising. 

Who should attend this Workshop?

Any member of staff, volunteer, committee member or trustee from a heritage organisation, community group or organisation that manages heritage assets with responsibility for developing and delivering fundraising activities.

In addition, applicants should be:

  • Actively engaged in fundraising
  • Willing to cascade the learning within their organisation
  • Willing to demonstrate how their organisation would benefit from the fundraising training


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, it is expected that learners will be able to:

  • make the most of their organisation's website and email communications to support their fundraising
  • plan with confidence how to use the web, email and social media to find new supporters, generate income and retain existing supporters
  • choose appropriate tools from the many available
  • engage effectively with supporters and key audiences using free/low-cost tools
  • use digital tools without them taking too much of their time
  • measure what their activities have achieved


Your Trainer: Howard Lake

Howard has run the UK Fundraising ( website for 20 years, reporting on how charities of all sizes have used digital tools to support their fundraising. It was the world's first website for charity fundraisers. He has trained thousands of fundraisers in all aspects of digital fundraising since then. Before that he was a fundraiser at Oxfam, Afghanaid and Amnesty International UK.

He wrote the world's first book on digital fundraising in 1996, is co-founder of Barcamp Nonprofits, and founder of Fundraising Camp. A Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising, he has been consistently voted in the 50 most influential in fundraising by readers of Fundraising magazine.

We strongly recommend that you bookmark the Training and Events Calendar for further Heritage related workshops and other learning opportunities. 

The workshops on the Giving to Heritage programme are heavily subsidised by the Heritage Lottery Fund as and a result cost just £20 per person per workshop.

Giving to Heritage course fees can be taken by ONLINE payment only via credit or debit card and all fees are non-refundable; if you are unable to attend on the date booked please ensure your place is taken by a colleague.

Please note: places on Heritage Workshops are strictly limited to those actively involved in a Heritage group or organisation. They are NOT open to Consultants.

All bookings are actively monitored to ensure only individuals representing Heritage organisations benefit from the training opportunities provided by the Giving to Heritage programme. If you are in doubt about your eligibility to attend please contact the Team on 0207 840 3791 or at

For further details please see the Heritage Programme booking terms and conditions.


Further details and contact information

Ed Stannard
Telephone: 0207 840 3791

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