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Fundraising in Sport for Development - Part 2

Updated: Jun 14

In part two of our Fundraising in Sport for Development series, we will be speaking to some of the world’s most innovative delivery organisations and hearing about how they have tackled fundraising challenges presented by the pandemic. We will hear of their first-hand success stories and practical advice and guidance for you to take away.

On Thursday 17th June at 1pm BST, our Managing Director, Luke Southall will be joined by:


Mairead King (Director at Arsenal Foundation) joined the Arsenal Foundation in February 2020 following a six-year stint as Head of Corporate Partnerships at Save the Children, with experience leading multi-million pound partnerships with the likes of Unilever and Prudential. At the Foundation, Mairead leads the fundraising efforts for local and international programmes, including for the flagship "Coaching for Life" programme in Jordan.


LaToya Fisher (Director at PeacePlayers International) conducts her work within one of the most highly regarded sport for development organisations in the sector. With experience on-the-ground in the US and in the Middle-East, Latoya brings diversified fundraising knowledge to the discussion.


Felix Spowage (Development Director at Skateistan) is an experienced fundraising and communications professional who leads the development team at the award-winning Skateistan, raising funds to empower children through skateboarding and education in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South-Africa.


Steve Fleming (Co-founder at Kick4Life) brings a wealth of local and international fundraising experience to our panel through his time at Kick 4 Life FC, a multi-award-winning charity, social enterprise and football club based in Lesotho in Southern Africa.

Each member of our panel will bring a unique perspective on fundraising, covering areas including major giving, events, digital fundraising and institutional grants.

Register your place, and feel free to share any questions in advance.


Each member of our panel will bring a unique perspective on fundraising, covering areas including major giving, events and galas, digital fundraising and institutional grants.


This series is supported by Laureus Sport for Good, Beyond Sport, Streetfootballworld and the International Platform on Sport and Development.


A copy of our Fundraising in Sport for Development 2020 report is available here: Fundraising in Sport for Development State of the Sector (oaksconsultancy.co.uk)

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