In the framework of building the capacity of the Fundraising Managers, the Directors of Development as well as other people engaged in the campaigning process, the Lebanese Development Network (LDN) organized a special workshop entitled “Fundraising Strategy in a Downturn Economy” which took place at Louis V Hotel – Dbayeh, Beirut.

Representatives of various prominent organizations and corporations attended the meeting such as the Children’s Cancer Center Lebanon (CCCL), St George Hospital, SESOBEL, Mekhitarist Fathers School, Mefosa, La Vigne NGO and the Syrian Youth Network for Development & Peace (SYNDP).

The seminar’s focused mainly on topics related to how to Define Challenges and Solutions, Develop Fundraising Methodologies and Improve Practices.     

At the end of the workshop, participants were able to show the intersection of the economic scenarios and the fundraising strategies, form a realistic plan on how to attract donations and grants and determine cost cutting exercises and streamlining operations.