We will help you unlock the power of crowdfunding for communities, for causes, For you.

We provide cutting-edge training to help you understand crowdfunding and what it can do for you and your cause.

‘Your workshop gave me the confidence to get started. Everyone can crowdfund, but your workshop was the starting point!’ – Nicky Johnson, The Finance Innovation Lab

Email hello@thesocialchangeagency.org to request on-site training at your location.

Meet the trainers

Betsy DillnerBetsy Dillner: Betsy has over 10 years of campaigning, fundraising and social change experience. She specialises in developing community leadership and understanding, developing, and ultimately challenging systems of power for social change. She has directed successful user-led campaigns from small charities across the Atlantic that have resulted in bans on letting fees for tenants, the preservation of affordable housing and remuneration for victims of the foreclosure crisis. She won 2017 Campaigner of the Year from the Sheila McKechnie Foundation. She is an avid podcast listener and hiker and is a trustee of Generation Rent.

Esther ForemanEsther Foreman: Esther has spent over 15 years working in the not for profit, social enterprise and business sectors, running award-winning campaigns, supporting enterprise and building teams. She founded the Social Change Agency in 2013 with a desire to combine organising, technology, comms and social enterprise to create a leading non sector-specific agency to improve movement building across the world. Esther is a 2011 Clore Social Fellow, 2012 Winston Churchill Fellow and 2013 SSE Fellow and was recently placed in the top Women in Social Enterprise. She is a Trustee of the National MS Society and the House of St Barnabas.

Sara Bloch: Sara has 5 years’ experience in community organising, event management, and informal education. She has worked on community projects aimed at young people for Noam Masorti Youth, Citizens UK, and The Skip Garden. She has also worked as a facilitator for Diversity Role Models teaching about homophobia in schools, and for The Anne Frank Trust educating communities about all forms of prejudice and discrimination. She strongly believes in the power of community to make the change they want to see. She enjoys bringing people together with her love of cooking and food, and has a business selling homemade pickled vegetables. Sara has a BA in Social Sciences and Religious Studies and Comparative Religion from The University of Manchester.

  • Bespoke training. Email hello@thesocialchangeagency.org
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Bespoke training. Email hello@thesocialchangeagency.org
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm


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