Individual giving is not just for big organisations offering ‘popular’ art forms. During this AMA conference 2014 session, David Byrne of New Diorama Theatre in central London, and Jane Rice-Bowen and Kate White – Joint Chief Executives, National Centre for Circus Arts – shared their experiences of fundraising in smaller organisations offering contemporary art experiences.
Jane Rice-Bowen and Kate White – Joint Chief Executives, National Centre for Circus Arts
Three years ago we had a fundraising team of one person. We historically managed statutory funding quite well, we had project funding from trusts and foundations that we were fairly successful with but we had no expertise or experience in Individual Giving at all. We will explain how we turned that around in a relatively short space of time, over three years, and we’re going to share with you a tried and tested process; How to Get an American Philanthropist to give you One Million Dollars in a few Easy Steps.