Henriette Eppenberger, Zurich Chapter Member Giving Women
Katharina Viana Bachmann, Major Gifts Officer at Room to Read and Zurich Chapter Member Giving Women.
The speakers shared their experience and provided insights into how to successfully prepare your organisation for fundraising. Together with the workshop participants, they explored relevant organisational building blocks such as governance, monitoring and evaluation, finance, communications, etc.
Henriette Eppenberger, Member of the Giving Women Zurich Chapter, provided an overview from the donor perspective of the different types of donors, how they operate, what their expectations are and how to manage them. Based on her experience working for Swiss Federal government grants for peace promotion and human security, she helped us analysing what is the best fit for our organisations.
Katharine Viana, Major Gifts Officer at Room to Read and Zurich Chapter Member Giving Women, shared her learnings in setting up the Swiss chapter of Room to Read, responsible for fundraising. She provided insights from her lessons in setting up the Room to Read chapter in Zurich in such a way as to facilitate fundraising.