CASE Championing Arts & Culture: Ingredients to Success
On Thursday you will get the opportunity to learn from best practice in arts and culture, education, business, government and the third sector as part of the wider CEAC programming.
On Friday you are invited to a master class taught by two of the best practitioners in the business. With rich experience in fundraising from both the education and arts and culture sectors, Lorna Somers, AVP Development at McMaster University in Canada, and Joanna Motion, Partner at More Partnership, will challenge you to think differently about how you work with donors as well as others from your team. They will instruct, enlighten and inspire you.
Meet the Speakers
Lorna Somers is recognized internationally as the foremost teacher/trainer in the field of institutional advancement in higher education and is herself an experienced and accomplished practitioner in her 30th year of practice at McMaster University in Canada.
Somers has been working in University Advancement at McMaster University since 1988. During that time, she has been involved in the establishment and growth of the Annual Fund, Gift Planning, Major and Principal Giving, and the Recognition & Stewardship programs. She has been Campaign Director for two university-wide comprehensive campaigns, (Changing Tomorrow Today 2001 and The Campaign for McMaster 2010), in addition to directing a series of targeted campaigns for Athletics, the Museum of Art, 2 campaigns for Scholarships & Bursaries, the McMaster University Student Centre and for the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Centre for Learning & Discovery. Somers currently focuses her attention on working closely with senior academic leaders and volunteers to secure principal level gifts, (most notable among them, the largest cash gift to a Canadian university), and to leading McMaster’s new Brighter World Research Initiative.
Along with co-author Dr. Frank Minton, Somers wrote the definitive volume entitled Planned Giving for Canadians and regularly speaks at conferences and on campuses throughout the world with a particular focus on Australia, Africa and Europe.
Joanna's 40-year career in advancement includes eight years at the University of Melbourne where she launched the Alumni Association and then the Development Office. During a decade with CASE, as the inaugural Vice President International, she oversaw dynamic growth in advancement activity around the world, including the creation of CASE Asia-Pacific. The University of Kent and Loughborough University have awarded Joanna honorary doctorates in recognition of her championing of change encouraging philanthropy. Joanna joined the international fundraising consultancy, More Partnership, in 2011. Her More clients in the Asia-Pacific region include ANU, the Universities of Melbourne, Newcastle and Wollongong, Arts Centre Melbourne, UNIS Hanoi, and UWCSEA in Singapore.
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