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20 October 2008 at 4:47 pm
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The Swinburne Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment invites you to 2008 Fundraising Workshop Series Seminar No 4: Partnerships and Fundraising

Staff Reporter | 20 October 2008 at 4:47 pm


Partnerships & Fundraising - Advertorial
20 October 2008 at 4:47 pm

The Asia-Pacific Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment and DVA Navion invite you to the 2008 Fundraising Workshop Series Seminar No 4: Building Sustainable Partnerships.

Title: Building Sustainable Partnerships: Solutions to Address the Chronic Scrambling for Funds
Date/Time: Tuesday 18 November 2008, 8:30am – 2:00pm
Location: Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne 1St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Cost: $375.00 incl. GST. Special discounts apply.
Open To: Everyone

Key themes:
• How to establish an environment in which partnerships can flourish?
• How to identify and structure the most appropriate partnerships to further your
fundraising and organisational objectives?
• What drives philanthropic giving?
• How to partner with other not-for-profit organisations?

Sarah Moors (National Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers Foundation)
Alyson Miller (Manager Business Development and Partnerships, Jewish Care)
Jenny Odgers (Social Investment Manager, Shell)
Vanessa Meachen (Research and Training Manager, Philanthropy Australia)

Vanessa Meachen (Research and Training Manager, Philanthropy Australia)
Vanessa has been Research and Training Manager at Philanthropy Australia since 1998. She resources Philanthropy Australia’s members, staff and Council through research and advice, as well as providing advice to potential philanthropists, policymakers and media representatives. Vanessa has conducted workshops for grantseekers in all States and territories, as well as workshops for special interest groups including peak bodies, universities and state and regional governments. She is responsible for delivery of some key membership publications and products, such as A Guide to Giving for Australians and workshops for grantmakers and potential philanthropists.

Alyson Miller (Manager Business Development and Partnerships, Jewish Care)
Originally from the UK, Alyson has over 20 years experience working in the Not for Profit, Government & Corporate sectors. Prior to working at Jewish Care, Alyson worked in senior leadership positions in community development, organisational development & capacity building, health and welfare, marketing and corporate social responsibility. Prior to leaving the UK Alyson was the CEO of a national health organisation. Alyson has a passion for politics. She was an advisor to both First Ministers of Scotland and lobbied/advised in Whitehall on issues such as the sexual exploitation of children, homelessness, HIV & AIDS, drugs & alcohol, young people and public & affordable housing.

Sarah Moors (National Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers Foundation)
Sarah Moors is the National Foundation Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which provides industry-focused assurance, advisory and tax services for clients. The PwC Foundation has a long-term commitment to supporting the sustainability of the communities in which we work and live in. Sarah is responsible for managing the continued engagement of PwC staff nationally with 23 charity partners, with a focus on providing expertise, resources, finances and mentoring initiatives to support PwC’s charity partners build capacity. Sarah has over six years experience in business consulting, and was a 2008 recipient of the Future Summit Leadership Award.

Jenny Odgers (Social Investment Manager, Shell)
Jenny has been working for Shell for more than 10 years. During that time she has held a variety of roles, concentrating primarily on communications, both internal and external. In 2003 she became Shell’s National Social Investment Manager.
Jenny’s current role sees her managing Shell’s national community programme as well as leading the network of employees who undertake social investment at the local level. She has undertaken post-graduate studies at Swinburne University in Melbourne in the Philanthropy and Social Investment area. Jenny is presently completing her partnership brokers accreditation in the Scheme run by the Overseas Development Institute and International Business Leaders Forum.

For more information about the workshops contact (03) 9214 4440 orshortcources@swin.edu.au

To download a brochure and registration form, go to: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/business/events/documents/2008_FundraisingWshop_Series.pdf

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