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Charity’s Director of Income Generation appointed as Fundraising Convention Board member

Charity’s Director of Income Generation appointed as Fundraising Convention Board member

The Air Ambulance Service’s Director of Income Generation, Donna Young, has been appointed as a Board member on the prestigious Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s, Fundraising Convention Board.

Fundraising Convention is the leading fundraising conference in Europe, regularly attracting over 2,500 attendees. Both experienced members of the fundraising community and those at the threshold of a career in fundraising see Fundraising Convention as the place to grow; with new ideas to consider and techniques to learn and apply.

The Fundraising Convention Board’s key responsibility is to shape and deliver excellent learning content for Fundraising Convention. Board members, like Donna, are selected for their commitment and contribution to the sector as well as their knowledge, networks, and desire to see the sector develop and improve.

“I am thrilled to be appointed to the Board, fundraising is my passion and I am excited to dive straight in and help with such an important event in the calendar for the fundraising community,” says Donna.

The 2022 Convention will be held between 4-6 July at the Barbican Centre in London and will be face to face again after two years of being delivered online.

The programme of content-rich sessions, presented by experienced and knowledgeable speakers, is streamed into clear tracks to reflect the current fundraising marketplace. It includes sessions for all levels of experience and for all sizes of organisation so that programmes can be specifically built around attendees’ needs to ensure they get the most out of their convention.

There are also plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from one another; with networking, facilitated sessions and social events woven into the fabric of the event.

“A key priority for me is to ensure that the Fundraising Convention programme, speakers and delegates reflect the diversity of our wider community – this is an opportunity to help shape an event that will equip and support a wide range of fundraisers across the sector.

“So, I am looking for speakers to come forward to share some interesting and creative ideas to help influence and shape Fundraising Convention,” Adds Donna.

For anyone interested in sharing content and becoming a speaker, please sign up here by 28 February –