Wednesday 12 May
Networking for grantmakers
Do you work in a grantmaking organisation, and want to use data to meet, connect with, and learn from others in the same boat? 360Giving supports a wide variety of funders to publish their grants data, and to use data to make more informed and effective decisions. They invite funders to share knowledge and lessons learned on common, data-related challenges. Attendees will leave the session better connected to individuals from other funding organisations, and with ideas to enhance how they work with data.
Tuesday 11 May
What is the value of local place-based giving?
The local, place-based giving movement is growing. London’s Giving works with place-based giving schemes across the Capital, and believe there is something unique about the value they bring to communities. They’ve looked at what data best demonstrates this value: over the past three years, schemes have raised nearly £10m, over £550,000 of in-kind income, and over £1m in volunteer time. But it can be harder to measure their contribution to 'place' beyond financial metrics, particularly the value of the trust and relationships they bring. They reflect on using data and metrics to measure and demonstrate value; talk about what’s worked and the obstacles with using data; and showcase examples from London’s Giving network.
Tuesday 11 May
How to use GrantNav
Learn how to use GrantNav, 360Giving’s free search-engine for grants data, to answer your questions about grant giving in the UK. GrantNav, their flagship online tool, lets you explore, download and analyse data for £billions worth of UK grants - and it’s recently been improved and updated. In this session, 360Giving will explore and analyse UK grants data on GrantNav. You’ll leave the session understanding how GrantNav can help answer your questions and how to get the most from the new version. The session is for existing and completely new users to GrantNav, whether you’re a funder, researcher, charity fundraiser, or anyone wanting to explore UK grants data.
Monday 10 May