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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Money magnets: Organisational characteristics that attract funding


This event is in the past

During this session we will discuss the types of information and characteristics donors, funders and sponsors are likely to consider when deciding whether or not to support your voluntary organisation. Using practical case studies and examples, we will explore key “money magnets” such as vision & mission, impact reports, strategic plans, organisational capacity, effectiveness, donor experience and external communications (including the fundraising ask). Our aim will be to inspire you to make changes that will improve your fundraising success.


By the end of this session you should be able to,

- Consider whether your organisation is ready to attract more financial investment

Identify your main organisational strengths and those weaknesses that need development

- Adopt an external viewpoint when talking about your work to potential funders

Communicate your work and mission more effectively

- Know where to find further help

Who should attend?

-Community groups, voluntary organisations and registered charities across Scotland who wish to attract more financial support

-Trustees and other volunteers, managers and staff

10:00-13:00, 13 February 2024
Francesca Spagnoletti
0141 332 2444
Funding & finance
Attendance type
Online only
Online venue
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