14th March 2012, ‘Funding the Future’ Conference

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Host: Blackbaud
Location: Central Hall,Westminster
Date: 14th March 2012
Time: 9.45am – 4.00pm

Blackbaud is delighted to be a partner in the tenth annual ‘Funding the Future’ conference which will be hosted by Action Planning at Central Hall Westminster on 14 March. The conference provides a valuable opportunity to hear 40 leading statutory, lottery and trust funders on their 2012 / 2013 funding and grant-making programmes. There will be a morning plenary followed by seven specialist streams to help you meet funders interested in your specific field of work. Speakers include the key decision makers in charity funding:

  • Civil Society Minister, Nick Hurd MP, ministerial colleagues and officials
  • Health and Social Care Minister, Paul Burstow MP
  • Children’s Minister, Tim Loughton MP
  • Big Society Capital Chief Executive, Nick O’Donohoe
  • Big Lottery Fund Chief Executive, Peter Wanless, and members of his policy team
  • Culture Director for DCMS, Clare Pillman
  • National Cancer Director, Professor Sir Michael Richards (on hospice funding)
  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation Chief Executive, Dawn Austwick
  • Lloyds TSB Foundation Chief Executive, Linda Kelly
  • and over 30 additional speakers in seven streams

The attendance fee of  £135 includes lunch and a networking reception.The event is organised by Action Planning and I encourage you to secure your places now online, by email or by phoning Anne on 020 8661 8060. There is no need to specify your choice of funding stream at this stage.