Black Fundraisers UK AGM, Masterclass and Funders Den event for BAME organisations

Back for its sixth year running, bigger and better than ever before and by popular demand.  ROTA in collaboration with Black Fundraisers UK brings to you an evening of information sharing event and a chance to network with Funders and Experts on Friday 16th November 2018 at Resource for London.

Funders Den

Join us and Black Fundraisers UK as we welcome representatives from the Tudor Trust, Arts Council England, BBC Children in Need, Comic Relief,  Heritage Lottery Fund and Trust for London and more, for an informative and enjoyable evening. 

This is a unique opportunity to network with Funders and Fundraisers as well as to pitch or be part of an audience observing pitches to our Panel of 'Dragons'.

At least five groups will be selected to present their elevator pitch after which the winners will be given a surprise for their organisation, which will only be revealed on the night.

To apply to pitch, please register for the event first, after which you should email for an application form.


The day will run in three parts with refreshments and “meet the funder” networking included.

Raising Money from Trust and Foundations

1pm to 4 pm - A special training course being delivered by Carol Akiwumi.  To find out more please visit Carol's website.

Masterclass - Digital Marketing and Digital Fundraising Q&A and Funders Den

4.15pm to 9pm  - All attendees will be eligible to attend a Masterclass on 10 ways to make the most of digital marketing to make your charity more visible (when you have no budget, no time, and limited expertise) with Hallam marketing and delivered by Laura James. Hallam is an Award winning Digital marketing Agency. Who's goal is to help businesses and charities like yours to grow and thrive online. 

They make one simple promise to their clients: "We will make your business more successful in the competitive Digital world."


Black Fundraisers UK will also be holding their AGM on the same day. It is free to attend for IOF members. AGM information to be sent to those who would like to join the BF-UK committee.


16:00: AGM (please ensure you register for your separate ticket)

16:15: Masterclass - Digital Marketing, plus Digital Fundraising Q&A

17:00: Funders Den

19:00: Refreshments and Networking with Funders

21:00: End


Places are strictly limited and this popular event is bound to sell out fast. For more information and to book a place for one or both sessions.


Book your place now


To apply to pitch to the funders, please register for the event first, after which you should email and request an application.


We look forward to seeing you there!

Best wishes,

The BF-UK & ROTA Teams