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Invitation: Brexit Blues: Courting DFID Funding!

Invitation: Brexit Blues: Courting DFID Funding!

March 2, 2021


The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) remains a key donor on the development landscape. Not only does it offer significant funding, but it also influences the donor funding practices of many other donors. Join us for the March Coffee Talk. This coffee date will give you valuable insights on DFID and help you better understand this donor. It will then enlighten you on opportunities that are emerging in the post Brexit and Covid -19 era. The session will also explore the likely impact of the UK exit from the EU as far as funding is concerned. If you don’t mind having Brexit blues, join us as we hunt for opportunities in the great land of the British.

The Speaker: Bill Bruty Director Fundraising Training Ltd. UK
Bill has a unique understanding of where and how to apply for funds from sources all over the world. He has been a professional fundraiser since 1984 and has become one of the worlds’ foremost fundraising trainers, with clients such as UNICEF, Frontline Aids, ActionAid, Amnesty International and the Segal Family Foundation. He has also worked with local and community-based agencies across the world. His key area of expertise is effective grant seeking from foundations, governments, companies and wealthy individuals, as well as how to develop strategies and skills which enable NGOs to diversify their funding beyond grants. Since 1999, he has run training programmes and consultancy projects across Africa – for clients as diverse as LVCT Health in Kenya, Hospice Africa, the Legal and Human Rights Centre in Tanzania and the Uganda Science Education Project. Bill is a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising in the UK.

Coffee Talk are interactive monthly meetings giving you the opportunity to be inspired, inject new ideas to your cause and profession and offer you inspirational experiences to successfully achieve your ideal goals. The meetings are attended by members of the association and individuals with interests in resource mobilization who are committed to change and development in their communities. Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals is a not- for- profit voluntary membership association that serves as an umbrella organization for fundraisers. Our main purpose is “to encourage individuals and organisations involved in fundraising and resource mobilisation to adopt and promote high standards of ethical practice and inject professionalism”.

Event Organiser Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals @Fundraising_KE
Topic: Brexit Blues: Courting DFID Funding
Speaker: Bill Bruty Director Fundraising Training Ltd. UK
Date: Thursday, 25th March 2021, Via zoom App Time: 10:00am – 11:30am (EAT), (GMT+3:00) Via zoom App
Charges: Members (in good standing only) Ksh 750/= Charges: Non Members: Ksh 1000/=
• KAFP MPESA Pay bill: Business No. 949732 Account No: Participants Name Account Name: KAFP

The Coffee Talk Program will run as follows:-
• 10:00am admit participants/welcome
• 10:10am guest speaker introduction
10:15am session Begins
• 11:00am question and answer
• 11:30am close/vote of thanks

Register in advance for this meeting here–vrDkiGtwdc6xFpgx6FWBmEkx9NfKn After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This is one coffee date you do not want to miss, welcome!