Major Donor Fundraising conference, 7th Feb 2011, London

Chris Carnie will be chairing a session at the Institute of Fundraising’s Major Donor Fundraising conference in London, 7th February 2011.

His session will include:

  • Addressing the challenges of integrating fundraising in to the heart of the organisation
  • Smaller charities: building an effective major donor strategy with a small team
  • International charities: creating specific projects suitable for major donor funding

Full details on the conference are at the Institute of Fundraising website.

Festival del Fundraising, Italy, 12-14 May 2010

Chris Carnie will be leading a workshop for experienced fundraisers at the Festival of Fundraising, Italy, in Castrocaro Terme (northern Italy), on Thursday 13th May. Chris will be talking about cultures of giving in Southern Europe, and making a comparison with Northern Europe. As a Scotsman living in Catalunya he feels qualified to do so…

For more information on the Festival and on Chris’ session, click here.

The Prospect Pipeline, or How to Make Friends Efficiently

Chris Carnie and Eleanor Marsden will be giving an online seminar for CASE Europe on the Prospect Pipeline. We’ll be looking at how to build and manage an efficient Prospect Pipeline – and some of the practical benefits that accrue from well-managed prospect relationships. The seminar is on 18th March 2010 at 14:30 GMT. More details at

CASE Europe 09

Chris Carnie spoke at this year’s CASE Europe conference, in Liverpool, 24-28 August 2009. He presented research on new forms of philanthropy in Europe in “Money, Minds and Motives,” a joint session with Marie-Stéphane Maradeix, Campaign Director of the École Polytechnique. He presented an introduction to prospect research – “Find the Funds, Intelligently” – stressing the growing role of prospect researchers in knowledge management. Both presentations are available for download. Click the presentation name to download a pdf version.