Antonella Notary Vischer,  Executive Director of the Womanity Foundation, spoke from the perspective of a donor organisation. What does she look for in projects Womanly supports? What are common weaknesses/challenges? How to overcome them?

Katharine Viana, Major Gifts Officer at Room to Read, shared her learnings in setting up Room to Read’s business development in Switzerland. What were the challenges when introducing Room to Read in a new market with very little budget? How to start and grow a sustainable fundraising strategy?

Participants left the workshop with an understanding of:

  • How to get started with few resources.
  • The kind of resources needed to access different segments of the donor pyramid.
  • How to create a case of support