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Howard Lake

Howard Lake, Director, Fundraising UK Ltd
Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. He has published UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource and community for professional fundraisers, since 1994 and wrote the world’s first book on digital fundraising in 1995. He worked as a fundraiser at Oxfam, Afghanaid and Amnesty International UK in the 80s and 90s.

Elected a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising for his digital work, he chairs the judging panel for the National Fundraising. He is a trainer for the Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s Academy and for Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy.

He is a co-founder of Barcamp Nonprofits, founder of Fundraising Camp, the unconference-style learning event for fundraisers, and co-founder of GoodJobs, the social enterprise jobs board. He has been researching opportunities for massive growth in giving but doesn’t have anything to show for it yet.

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Resources by Howard Lake

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Digital skills for fundraising have become even more important for all organisations. In this webinar recording Howard Lake provides practical ideas on what digital fundraising approaches and priorities to focus on. He highlights which skills will support digital fundraising in this digitally-led period — from data, social media marketing, and email, through to inspiring audiences and supporters, and making a visual impact.

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How do you attract attention for your fundraising ask and then convince enough people to respond and give? In this webinar recording Howard Lake shares practical tips on how to combine text, images, audio and video as part of your fundraising ask on your digital channels ― website, email and social media.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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