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Details of Irish fundraising conference announced

Details of Irish fundraising conference announced

The Irish National Fundraising Conference, ‘Rise Up,’ will take place in Dublin on 7th/8th April 2016.

The 2016 conference, the eighth annual event run by Fundraising Ireland, coincides with the centenary commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising and the organisers say it reflects the need collectively to seek solutions for change. The conference will be based on five themes – Corporate Fundraising, Leadership, Digital Fundraising, Fundraising Strategy and Individual Giving.

Speakers include leaders in fundraising from and beyond, including Alan Clayton, Ian MacQuillin, Stephen Pigeon from Britain and Eelco Keij from Holland. Irish speakers include Alana Kirk and Kevin Delaney.

As well as the main conference there will be a number of master classes. Alan Clayton, Jeff Brooks and Mike Johnston will speak on donor care whileClaire Routley, John Sutton and Dan Fletcher will discuss legacies.

The cost of the conference and master classes runs from €250 to €520 depending on participation in master classes. The conference will take place at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin.


Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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