This workshop covers real world concepts to help you create a path to successful fundraising. During this in-depth seminar, you will learn the ins-and-outs for funding your dream project.
Our company co-founder and COO Jamie Rose will explain the 3 types of funding (Public, Private, Personal) you can use to fund your next photo or multimedia project. This full-day seminar will help you decide which projects are worthy of doing a fundraising campaign and the approaches needed to go after each type of funding.
From writing a grant or sponsorship proposal to writing thank you notes when you’re done, this day should set you on the path to funding success.
If you have a personal project in mind but need an extra boost of financing, this is the workshop for you. Laptops or paper for note taking are highly recommended. Every level of photographer will be able to grow and expand their knowledge on personal projects funding and success models.
We offer handouts and worksheets to help you gain better experience in pitching your project, finding the right sources of funding, mapping a project plan for success, and much more.
Join us for this perfect mixture of strategy, art, and business!
Meet the Experts!
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Our co-Founder and COO Jamie Rose will be leading this workshop and she knows firsthand how to concept, execute, and successfully complete a personal project using public, private and personal funds. Her energy and enthusiasm for helping photographers will boost your creative batteries and help motivate you into the next stage of your project fund raising.
Jamie’s early career was spent in the halls of power as a Press Corps photojournalist covering Capitol Hill and the White House, primarily as a contractor for The New York Times.
Her passion for working with nonprofits led her to documentary coverage of humanitarian crises in Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Her clients included organizations such as Doctors Without Borders, The Calvert Foundation, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria, & Tuberculosis, and Physicians for Human Rights among others.
In 2011, Jamie was awarded the United Nations’ IPC’s Photographers Leadership Award. She has also won an Award of Excellence by The Alexia Foundation, and the prestigious White House News Photographers’ Association Project Grant for her portfolio of nonprofit health care providers in East Africa. In 2008, she helped to co-found Momenta, which taught more than 900 photographers during 60 workshops on 5 continents.
Jamie is considered an expert in nonprofit photography and business development. She has been featured by Photo District News (PDN), News Photographer Magazine, and numerous online publications about the importance of nonprofit documentary photography. She received her Master’s Degree in photojournalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and her bachelor’s degree from American University.
Henry Berman leads Exponent Philanthropy as CEO using his wealth of experience managing people, projects, and budgets in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. He was instrumental in helping the Association of Small Foundations (ASF) evolve into Exponent Philanthropy.
In his formal philanthropic career, Henry has served as a foundation president and co-trustee, gaining significant experience working closely with grantees and evaluating funded programs. In his continuing role as a foundation trustee, Henry has been a dues-paying member of Exponent Philanthropy since 2003. He served on the Exponent Philanthropy (then, ASF) board from 2008–2010 and was appointed CEO in 2011. Through his experience as a member and a leader within the organization, he brings to the CEO role a firsthand understanding of the needs of philanthropists with few or no staff.
Before joining the staff at Exponent Philanthropy, Henry had a long career in educational media and technology. He also served as a board member, volunteer, fundraiser, and/or marketer for several organizations including the American Society for Training and Development, the American Occupational Health Association, and the Cottonwood Gulch Foundation. He is a founding board member of the Museum of Broadcast Technology and also currently serves on the board of the National Council of Nonprofits.
Henry earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Ithaca College, a master’s and doctorate in education from Boston University, and a certificate in business and management from the Harvard University Extension School.
Originally from Massachusetts, Henry now lives in Washington, DC. When not here, you might find him, still camera to his eye, exploring back roads and wilderness trails.
Elizabeth Madjlesi is Candid‘s Programs Manager – Northeast. In this role, she helps increase Candid’s visibility by connecting the social sector to our vast capacity-building trainings and resources.
In addition to delivering training courses on nonprofit management and fundraising best practices, she organizes special programs and networking events on topics related to philanthropy and the social sector. Elizabeth brings to Candid over 10 years of experience in education and training, fundraising, and program management in the nonprofit sector.
She is a proud alum of The New Teacher Project (TNTP) and served as a teaching fellow in Nashville Public Schools before moving to the DC area. In her previous position, she served as Director of Volunteer Programs and later as Deputy Director for the Washington English Center, a community-based nonprofit English language school serving over 1,500 adult students from over 90 countries each year.
Elizabeth holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Belmont University and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Executive Management from Georgetown University.