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Now, New and Next for Cultural Fundraisers. Fundraising at Times of Crisis.

The fifth edition of Now, New and Next from Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy focuses on supporting arts, culture and heritage organisations to consider their responses to fundraising at a time of global crisis. It thinks through the next decade of impact, as well as how to effectively communicate with donors. It also suggests ideas as to how organisations might build crisis campaigns and to consider ... Read more

Published: 2020 | Resource type: Research

New Guidance to Support Museum Trustees And Boards

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) has launched a new series of free online guides to support Trustees and Boards of UK museums and heritage sites.

Published: 2018 | Resource type: Guide/tools

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Quick guide: effective boards

This simple toolkit will help you develop a board equipped with the skills and perspectives you need to achieve your mission and vision.

Published: 2017 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Running a fundraising gala for the first time

Founded in 1973, the Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) performs baroque and classical music in the style and spirit in which it was first performed. In this case study, the AAM describes the planning process involved in organising a fundraising gala to celebrate its 40th Anniversary. It was the AAM’s first gala in their 40 year history and ... Read more

Published: 2015 | Resource type: Case studies


Fundraising from an Artistic Director's perspective

One of the biggest challenges in fundraising is that funders want access to artistic directors as often it’s their vision that is being supported. In this interview, Wieke Eringa, Artistic Director of Yorkshire Dance, discusses her approach to fundraising including the challenges and benefits of leading on fundraising; building income; fundraising for both projects and core costs; ... Read more

Published: 2014 | Resource type: Case studies

The good trustee – developing a leadership role in supporting fundraising

Trustees of arts boards should be playing a significant part in supporting fundraising activities, according to Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Chair of Cause4. In this article, Sir Thomas explores the ways in which arts and cultural organisations can support their trustees to think about their leadership role in supporting fundraising. He suggests several key themes to help ... Read more

Published: 2014 | Resource type: article

Trust applications – a funder’s perspective

This interview with The Pilgrim Trust’s Director, Georgina Nayler, offers an insight into the grant application process from a funder’s point of view. It provides a guide on how to apply for funds from trust and foundations; from planning an application and common mistakes through to the key ingredients of a successful application.

Published: 2014 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Fundraising and the board

Trustees can play an important role in the fundraising activity of an organisation. This short guide by NCVO, outlines the key responsibilities Trustees have in relation to fundraising to ensure an organisation complies with good practice.

Published: 2014 | Resource type: Guide/tools

How have Trustees helped with fundraising at English National Opera?

English National Opera (ENO) is a full time producing company with a world-class reputation for new, exciting and distinctive opera. In this case study ENO’s Development Director, Nicole Newman, describes how she has worked with ENO Trustees to increase their active involvement in fundraising, which has been instrumental in a 100% increase in fundraised income over ... Read more

Published: 2014 | Resource type: Case studies

Get the most from your trustees

If you work for an organisation that’s registered as a company, has charitable status (or both), then you’ll have a board of trustees that plays a greater or lesser part in influencing your work. Rick Bond looks at how to improve your relationship with the board. 

Published: 2008 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Audience focus from the top

The focus of this piece looks beyond the legal or financial requirements of an organisation’s Board at how you can involve them more fully across the marketing function.  How do present information to them? How can you engage them more deeply in what you’re doing? And how can you bring the needs and aspirations of ... Read more

Published: 2006 | Resource type: Case studies