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Thursday, November 5 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Money, Money, Money: Turn Great Ideas into Funded Projects

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Technology and digital projects - for all of the awesome capacity to engage and inspire, to empower and enable, and to provide effective tools for organizations - don’t come cheap!

This session brings fundraising professionals from the museum sector to the MCN conference to share practical, real-world tools and strategies for turning your great ideas into funded projects AND for finding innovative ways to fund ongoing activities.

Fundraising isn’t typically part of the core skillset for technologists and/or digital media producers. In this session, attendees will learn how to “translate” tech speak into terms that inspire potential donors to get involved; professional fund-raisers will describe their processes and methods for raising money, illustrating both with real-world successes and “not-yet-successes”; and the challenges of funding ongoing activities and/or innovation will be explored, with practical suggestions on how to move forward.

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Douglas Hegley

Chief Digital Officer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Susan Chun

Chief Content Officer, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Charisse Gendron

Foundation Relations Manager, Minneapolis Institute of Art
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Nik Honeysett

Chief Executive Officer, Balboa Park Online CollaborativeNik Honeysett is CEO of the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, a technology non-profit consultancy that provides support, development and strategy for the museums in Balboa Park, San Diego and beyond. Previously, he was Head... Read More →
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Mary Mortenson

Sr. Advancement Executive, Minneapolis Institute of Art

Thursday November 5, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm CST
Calhoun Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403

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