Simona Biancu MInstF

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Simona is a fundraising and strategic philanthropy consultant and trainer, founder and partner of ENGAGEDin, a consultancy firm that works internationally in fundraising and strategic philanthropy.

She got a post-graduate Master in Fundraising at Università di Bologna and completed her training attending various courses all over Europe.

She works with charities both in Italy – where she currently lives – and abroad, covering different fields – health, arts and culture, education, animal welfare, among the last projects.

She has a 10-year experience on fundraising strategies, major gifts, individual and corporate fundraising, strategic philanthropy with Trusts and Foundations, legacy fundraising, Board development and governance.

Since she is passionate about her job, she accompanies the organizations she works with all along their development, arranging campaigns and working side by side in order to lead them to a development and consolidation in their fundraising.

She is a member of both the Italian Association of fundraisers (ASSIF) and the UK Institute of Fundraising.

She serves as Vice-President at "La Collina degli Elfi", an Italian charity in the field of support for children affected by cancer and their families.


  • Arts/Heritage
  • Children/Youth
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Homelessness
  • Human Rights
  • Medical Care and Health
  • Mental Health
  • Older People


  • Board Development and Governance
  • Capital Campaigns
  • Community Fundraising
  • Corporate Fundraising
  • Legacies
  • Major Donors
  • Partnership Fundraising
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Strategic Planning and Development
  • Training
  • Trusts, Grants and Statutory


  • International