RVA Partner Education Webinar: Sustainable Funding and Fundraising for the Rare Disease Sector

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Sustainable, secure funding remains one of the key challenges for rare disease organisations. RVA is hosting an education webinar for Rare Voices Australia (RVA) Partner organisations that is designed to assist you in considering your organisation’s approach to fundraising and how to manage funds generated.

The webinar will draw on the experiences of the rare disease community, as well as fundraising and financial professionals.

RVA Education Webinar Details:

Date: Wednesday 28 April

Time: 10:30am – 2:30pm AEST

RSVP: COB Friday 23 April to: [email protected]

Note: the session is open to RVA Partner organisations only. If you are not an RVA Partner and would like to attend, click here for more information about becoming an RVA Partner.

Webinar Outline

The Bloody Long Walk with Sean Murray, CEO of RVA Partner, Mito Foundation

Sean will share his unique insights as to how Mito Foundation built this successful fundraising event, including lessons learned and important considerations regarding event-based fundraising for rare disease organisations. Sean is also a founding director of RVA Partner, Childhood Dementia Initiative.

Partnering with Industry with Nicole Millis, CEO, RVA

Nicole will share RVA’s approach to pharmaceutical industry sponsorship, exploring the opportunities and some of the potential pitfalls, including how to manage these pitfalls.

Your Supporters are your Most Valuable Asset with Bianca Crocker, Founder and CEO, the Small Non-Profits Alliance and MD of Fish Community Solutions

Bianca will draw on her 15 years’ worth of experience in the non-profit sector as she explores why your supporter base is your most valuable asset. Bianca specialises in strategy, fundraising and communications.

Introduction to Grant Seeking and Writing with Alissa Bermingham, Strategic Grants

Strategic Grants is an industry leader in providing charities and non-profits with strategic advice around setting up effective grant-seeking strategies. This session will help your organisation to set a solid foundation for grant seeking and writing.

Financial Management and Cashflow Planning for NFPs with Wil Honner, PwC Australia

Wil is a Director in PwC’s Business Recovery Services Group and has been helping businesses with rapid profit improvement in Australia and the United Kingdom for over 20 years. Wil has a particular focus on building sustainability within not-for-profit (NFP) businesses to enable NFPs to better achieve their long-term goals.

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