Hackspace 2.5/Fundraising/Meeting 2015-12-09

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Meeting 2015-12-09

Fundraising Methods

One-time Fundraisers

Note: * means "new"

One-time fundraising

  • Pledge drives
  • Loans from members
  • Selling kits
  • Commercial loans*
  • Lottery grants*
  • Accessability grants*
  • Arts council grants*
  • Creative quarter grants*
  • Crowd funding campaign*
  • Sponsorship
    • Kitronik
    • Ragworm
    • Games Workshop
    • Princes Trust
  • Fundraising party (Jan 22/)
  • Band packing in Morrissons

Regular Income

  • Membership dues
    • Increasing average
    • Grow membership
      • Recruiting at events
      • Adverts in Left Lion, Nottingham Post
      • Make an effort to get media coverage for events
      • Mayoral visit
      • Robert Lewellyn
  • Workshops
    • Tutorials
    • Lectures / talks
    • Renting out the classroom
  • Events (selling badges etc)
  • Snackspace
  • Donations boxen
  • Materials shop*
  • Member marketplace*
    • HS branded clothing
    • Patches / stickers etc.
    • Sales of member-made things

Tasks/Volunteers

  • Lottery grant application
    • Sue Dickinson already did most of the paperwork!
    • Applying for £9974
    • Four month lead time to get money, in which time we might not be able to start work
    • For: lighting, electric, int. doors, security, accessibility
    • TO DO: send application to trustees for review / completion / sending!
  • Accessibility grant:
    • Mouse: Ask David Hayward how it works as he was confident we wualify at the AGM
    • Russell: to ask friend who knows about that sort of thing
  • Arts council grants
    • Mouse: Ask Becky B about the process & document
    • John Bell: Ask a friend who knows
  • Creative quarter grants
    • James Hayward: To investigate with creative quarter people
  • Mouse: Arrange meeting to discuss sponsorship
  • Fundraising party
    • Kirsty: Events team to organise
  • James Hayward: Raising average dues
  • Growing the membership
    • Joe Naber & Froggy to co-ordinate membership Team / comms team / events team
  • More workshops
    • Events Team already on it
  • Toby, Ian D: Make new fancy donations boxen
  • Materials shop & Marketplace
    • Resources team?
    • Daniel S: to add to agenda for member meeting
  • Put into the Xmas newsletter:
    • Rewards pledge request
    • Awareness raising about fundraising
    • Get involved

Crowdfunding details & tasks

  • Strapline: "Blank space to Hackspace"?
  • Toby: Look at crowdfunding blurb
  • Mouse: Which service to use
    • Indiegogo
    • Go Fund Me
    • Just Giving
  • Rewards
  • When: Launch at fundraiser party? (many ayes)
  • Mouse: What durations are permitted by different crowdfunding services? 3 months seems desirable
  • Mouse: Contact computerphile guy & setup meeting
  • Crowdfunding campaign as a recruiting campaign for "country members"?
  • Daniel & Froggy: Call meeting to decide layout / goals for new space
  • Rob: Timelapse of Saturday work