Amy Sample Ward is dedicated to supporting and educating nonprofits and the progressive social change sector about evolving technologies that cultivate and engage communities. As part of the Communications & Learning team at Meyer Memorial Trust, she is responsible for monitoring uses and successes of online fundraising and other social media tools by nonprofits, as well as advising groups on online strategies and fundraising options. A member of NTEN, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, as well as a community leader for Net Squared, she enjoys working in the ever-expanding realm of social media. Mrs. Sample Ward has a degree in New Media and has worked with nonprofits, foundations, and social change organizations interested in leveraging social media and online networks for effective campaigns and fundraising for over five years. MMT, located in Oregon, USA, is a national model of a regional foundation providing general purpose grants.
Jonathan Waddingham joined Justgiving 3 years ago as the sole point of support for charities using the online fundraising service and has had the role of charity champion for 18 months. Working with the thousands of charities who use the site, his role is to encourage best practice in the field of online fundraising by meeting with charities to advise them on strategy and communicating successful case studies and innovative campaigns through Justgiving’s charities blog and newsletters. Jonathan also focuses on researching online fundraising trends, based on how people use Justgiving, and providing knowledge for the sector on how people raise money online.
He has also presented to hundreds of charities on the subject of online fundraising in interactive online webinars. Working with the development & charities teams at Justgiving, he continues to monitor online trends and define the product and services offered by the website.
The Summit will take place at the Imperial College of London in South Kensington. The full address is:
CL Room (Level 2)
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
Take the Piccadilly, Circle or District Line to South Kensington. From South Kensington station,
the campus is only five minutes’ walk. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums or
walk north up Exhibition Road. The main entrance to the University is on Exhibition Road. Before you reach the main entrance, turn left on Imperial College Road. Walk about 50 yards, and the Skempton Building will be on your right side.
Take a National Rail service to London, and then follow the Tube directions above.
- 9,10 or 52 - Royal Albert Hall
- 74 or 14 - Victoria and Albert Museum
- 49 - Gloucester Road
- 45A or C1 - South Kensington
- 70 - Queen’s Gate
- 9A - Prince Consort Road
Car parking at the South Kensington campus is severely restricted and you are advised NOT to bring a car unless permission has been given. Parking in the streets surrounding the College is at pay and display or parking meters for limited periods only.
Our unique one-on-one mentoring sessions offer you the opportunity to sit down with an experienced fundraising professional for 30 minutes to discuss any questions that are specific to your organization. Mentoring sessions cover the same topics as the seminars, and we will assign you a mentor based on his/her availability at your requested times.
Mentoring sessions are available for the cost of £ per session. If you register for a full Summit pass, mentoring sessions are included in the pass.
Below is a list of mentors who will be available at the Summit. Please note that you must register to attend at least one seminar in order to sign up for a mentor.
Breakfast -Prior to panel discussion, participants and experts become acquainted over a continental breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch -Participants and experts registered for the next session make new contacts over lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Networking break -Mid-afternoon refreshments are served to attendees registered for the next session
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Breakfast -Participants registered for the first session become acquainted over a continental breakfast
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Networking break -Participants registered for the next session are served mid-morning refreshments
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM