Founder and Director of IFCo Italy, she has trained in London at the Institute of Fundraising and BBC Training & Development. Specialisms include Corporate fundraising, major donor engagements, PR & media relations, editorial projects.
IFCo Italy has worked with Agenzia per il terzo Settore, CIAI, Fondazione Benedetta d’Intino, Fondazione Marcegaglia, Agenzia per il Terzo Settore.
Before her career in consultancy, she has worked for European Commission (Public Relations Unit, Joint Research Centre) and has 16 years of experience working in nonprofit organizations in health care (Aned – dialysis and transplanted patiens, Aiutiamoli – mental health), international cooperation (Intervita, AiBi – Amici dei Bambini) and culture (Alg – Journalists Association). For these organizations she was responsible for various aspects of strategic communication, including social marketing initiatives, web content management, profit-nonprofit partnerships and awareness campaigns.
Francesca is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and Chair of EU Consult.