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Fundraising &Communications Training

In Association with SPJIMR & Silver Innings

Date: 9th and 10th October, 2009
Venue: SPJIMR, Mumbai
Fee: 3500/- INR, Non Residential (inclusive of lunches, refreshments)
Early Bird Offer- Rs 500 discount for all registering before 20th September. Special registration Fee for NGOs sending two or more staff members

Purpose of the Workshop

This workshop is designed to support Fundraisers, CSR Heads, Social Communications Professionals, NGO Directors, Brand Managers,Event Managers & others who are inclined towards organizing fundraising events & functionaries of NGOs from Maharashtra & Mumbai

Real Time Learning for Fundraising and communication with 360 degree solutions, from Specialist Gurus who have Hands On Experience plus Theoretical and Practical Knowledge.

This shall also be a good Forum to build relationships with the Gurus and people from various sectors, share ideas and forge alliances. To top it, as a first, all Fundraisers and delegates fronm NGos shall be given Handholding & Assistance by iCONGO for developing a Successful Fundraising Strategy

Features of the Workshop

  • Globally experienced Hands On Fundraisers
  • Explores Fundamentals, Specialised Developments & Fundraising Training
  • Tangible Outcomes: Make Plans That Work
  • As a First all participants shall be given Handholding and Out of Box Ideas to create Their own strategies by the Gurus


  • The Meaning of Fundraising
  • Creating a Winning Strategy
  • Ethics of Fundraising
  • Legalities of Fundraising
  • Inspiring Support And Not Just asking For Money
  • Direct Mail appeals
  • Planning Small Local Fundraising Events
  • How to Write Winning Proposals
  • Raising Funds from The Government
  • Partnerships with Corporate
  • How to plan and Start a Social Venture On a Shoestring
  • Planning Communications.


Shibani Ghosh’s interest lay in making Documentaries and she and her team started a Film Production house called Ranima films. Her first film Sadak Chaap on street children of Bombay won her the best film award at MIFF ( Mumbai International Film Festival). Sahas premiered at the Women's NGO conclave in China and was subsequently telecast on Doordarshan and on BBC and ZDF Television. Ever since Ranima Films has worked on films for NGO’s, the UN, Corporations , CSR & HR films.

Rtn.Wg.Cdr(Retd) S.S Roychoudhury is a well known name in the development sector as a professional fundraiser for the last 18 yrs. He has served as country heads, Resource Mobilization for national level charities like Help Age India, GCCI, Deepalaya & as senior Manager, Technology Development of Development Alternatives.

Bosco Fernandes possesses over 20-years’ experience in NGO-activities, FMCG-Sales, Marketing, Public Relations and Advertising. Achieved outstanding credentials on the NGO-scenario, providing funding solutions and back-up, developing strategic alliances with Corporate Houses, networking & generating wide-canvas exposure for reaching-out to Below Poverty Line sections of society with extensive benefits

Prof.Nirja Mattoo - Center for DOCC is at present being spearheaded by Ms .Nirja Mattoo, who brings with her an invaluable experience of more then 25 years in the field of development, voluntary action and corporate citizenship's. Ms Nirja Mattoo was one of the seventeen nominees out of 80 nominations received from all over the world, to make it to the final round of the ASPEN Faculty Awards held in New York in 2005 and 2008.

Jeroninio Almeida - With over 14 yrs of experience in Business Sector, Jerry founded iCONGO and drives the movement to encourage social justice & citizen action through the people sector, as the chief volunteer & has been conducting weekend training programs (pro bono) for various NGOs over the past 5 years to encourage practical, ethical and credible fundraising to develop a long term ecosystem for the sector. Jerry also speaks at various high profile forums in India and overseas on CSR, Corporate Governance, Retail, Brand management, HR, Social & Corporate Communications, Cause Related Marketing, Media and Event management.