Philanthropy for research and education in Catalunya: making it work

13 January 2023


A free of charge workshop from More Partnership, CASE and Institució CERCA.

  • Wednesday 22nd February 2023, 15h - 19h
  • Kindly hosted by Institució CERCA at Palau Macaya, Pg. de Sant Joan, 108, 08037 Barcelona

The need for effective fundraising in the higher education and scientific research sectors in Catalunya is more acute than ever. Universities and institutions increasingly need to expand and diversify their resources to deliver their missions.

This means developing effective strategies to engage with their communities, identify and connect with potential donors, and build relationships that will secure long-term support. But where do you begin? How can you create a culture of philanthropy in your community? Which strategies should you prioritize for your organisation? How can you maximise results on a tight budget?

More Partnership, one of Europe’s leading higher education and research philanthropy consultancies, is joining forces with the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global nonprofit association dedicated to supporting educational advancement professionals - to provide an afternoon of insight and exchange to discuss these questions and more.

We will explore the latest trends and opportunities in fundraising and advancement strategies for higher education and research in Catalunya. More and CASE are pleased to partner with Institució CERCA, who are generously hosting the event.

The session will:

  • Support educational institutions and research centres in Catalunya to build their expertise and capacity for fundraising, to support their organisations’ ambitions.

  • Expand opportunities for networking of professionals in the region, through which people can share their experiences, ideas and support.

  • Explore examples of where similar institutions in Europe have established successful fundraising programmes.

  • Invite participants to engage with the CASE community and access the valuable resources and training they offer to advancement professionals.

Preliminary programme

15h Plenary session sharing key trends, themes and top tips
16h Panel discussion with senior leaders from Catalunya and Europe
17h In parallel:

  • A round-table session for institutional leaders about their role in philanthropy and how to make it work from a senior perspective.

  • Deep-dive interactive sessions on key philanthropic topics, determined through a pre-event survey where practitioners will indicate their ‘areas of greatest need’.
18h Closing drinks reception for continued discussions
19h Finish

This event will be held in English.

Who should attend?
The event has been designed for institutions’ senior leadership and those responsible for strategic advancement and fundraising.

How to register
This event is free of charge, but attendance will be limited, on a first-come-first-served basis.

Registration for this event is now closed. For further information, please contact nmiller@morepartnership.com