Monday, 4 December 2017

Are You Ready to Get Campaign Ready?

Well, it has been some time since I wrote anything: I have been busy settling into a new post at Edinburgh International Science Festival. It is the first time I have worked in the Festivals and a real step change in terms of pace and culture.

I was recently asked to present to the Institute of Fundraising Scotland Major Gifts Special Interest Group around preparing for a fundraising campaign. I didn’t think I was really working in that space at the moment, in the fast moving world of the annual festival and associated events and programmes, but as I thought about the planning needed to prepare for a fundraising Campaign and what I am putting in place at the Science Festival, I realised I am now in an exciting new world where I have pretty much need to start a fresh Campaign annually!

Here are some musings about getting Campaign ready…