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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "donations"

Pulse report: The art of pricing

Tim Baker analyses the findings from the ground-breaking research conducted by ArtsProfessional in partnership with Baker Richards, which gathered the views of the sector on whether – and how – arts organisations are balancing competing objectives.

By Tim BakerPublished:2019 Type: research


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Spektrix Insights Report 2019

The Spektrix Insights Report is a look into the consumer transaction data of up to 343 arts organisations which use the Spektrix Ticketing, Marketing, and Fundraising CRM system.

By SpektrixPublished:2019 Type: research


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Cultural Cities Enquiry. Enriching UK cities through smart investment in culture.

The final report from the Cultural Cities Enquiry set up by Arts Council of England and Core Cities UK.

By Arts Council EnglandPublished:2019 Type: research


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The Future Of Museum Fundraising

Carly Straughan takes an in-depth look at the future of Museum fundraising. First published on MuseumNext.

Published:2019 Type: article


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AIM Quick Guides: donation boxes in museums

Judy Niner and Amy Richards from Development Partners share some dos and don'ts to understand if you want to get the best results from donation boxes.

By AIMPublished:2017 Type: guide-toolkit


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Fundraising events: Chickenshed's gala programme

Chickenshed is an inclusive theatre company based in a purpose-built venue in North London. They create theatre for all ages and run successful outreach projects, education courses and membership programmes throughout the year. This case study takes a look at Chickenshed’s hugely successful gala and events programme, which raises approximately 50% of Chickenshed’s fundraised income each year. Forecast income from fundraising events in 2015/16 is £1million.

Published:2015 Type: case-study


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Setting up a department for Planned Giving

Learn all about how the Museum of Modern Art has successfully established a strategic department for fundraising to harness the untapped potential for Planned Giving and ensure the Museum's stability and future success.

Published:2015 Type: case-study


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The potential of arts philanthropy

Individual giving makes a substantial contribution to many arts organisations but there is still more that can be done to attract more. This in-depth report looks at the facts, trends and potential behind individual giving. Its recommendations are positive but show how success and methods will vary according to artform, region and size of organisation,

Published:2014 Type: research


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How to develop a social media fundraising strategy

Social media presents interesting opportunities for the cultural sector including the online world of fundraising. This short paper gives practical advice on how arts organisations of all sizes can integrate social media fundraising into their overall fundraising mix. It concludes with five top tips for getting started.

Published:2014 Type: guide-toolkit


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Tax-effective giving to the arts

Private giving is a growth area for arts funding and such support should make the best possible use of the available tax incentives. This guide explains various forms of individual giving: gift aid, donations from higher and lower rate taxpayers, payroll giving, gift of shares, land and property, legacies. For each it includes detailed case studies.

Published:2014 Type: guide-toolkit


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How to raise money from individuals

This manual gives detailed advice on how to encourage people to give money. It looks at why people give, how much is given and why people choose to support the arts. It then suggests an eight step plan which includes identifying your targets (who to approach), getting your targets involved, different ways to ask and reciprocating (connecting and keeping in touch). There are appendices on tax, internet fundraising and research resources.

Published:2014 Type: guide-toolkit


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Buy one donate one – ticket donation scheme

Spitalfields Music asks ticket bookers to its Summer and Winter Festivals to donate the value of a ticket when they buy their own ticket – effectively buy one ticket and donate one. Money generated through this scheme is used to offer free tickets to local residents who could not otherwise afford a ticket. The value of the ticket donated is decided by the ticket booker. In this case study, Richard Scandrett, Director of Marketing and Development at Spitalfields Music describes how this successful scheme works.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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Increasing charitable giving: the Legacy10 campaign

Cultural organisations are increasingly looking at ways to encourage philanthropy. This factsheet outlines Legacy10, an independent campaign that was launched in 2011 to encourage charitable giving. You'll find some key facts in terms of UK giving along with a list of campaign supporters for the Legacy10 campaign. There's also an introduction to changes that were made to inheritance tax in April 2012, and what that means for potential prospects.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Encouraging higher levels of philanthropy in the arts

The Philanthropy in the Arts Agenda was launched in December 2010 and advocated a wide range of aspirations and proposals for encouraging higher levels of philanthropy to arts organisations. In 2011, arts organisations shared views on key aspects of the Agenda at that time. A year on, and Arts Quarter return to the cultural community to see how organisations feel about what has been implemented to date – what has succeeded and where further work may be needed to encourage giving to the arts from the perspective of those seeking support.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Values survey to segment donors by attitudes

The Values Survey is a stepping stone towards a new type of donor database which segments by attitudes and beliefs. It surveys motivations to donate and outlines five types of donor: Intrinsics - believe in the transformative power of art. Networkers are socially-oriented  Co-Creators want to be a part of the evolution of the art forms. Marquee Donors want public recognition  Youth-Focused want to expand the reach of the arts to children and the disadvantaged.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Increasing individual giving to the arts

This report looks brings together findings from two studies conducted by Arts Quarter – the Hidden Wealth Research Project and the Philanthropy in the Arts Survey and brings together findings from these two projects to provide a snapshot on the extent to which arts organisations have some of the most fundamental building blocks in place to embark effectively on the process of soliciting higher levels of giving from individuals. The two projects surveyed a total of almost 500 organisations who shared views and aspirations on a range of areas relevant to the development of their individual giving activities.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Developing private sector funding in the arts

This report is part of an on-going review of organisations who have received Arts Council England Catalyst funding to develop private sector fundraising. It aims to provide a benchmark for performance and to share learning so the wider arts community can learn from the experiences.

By Arts QuarterPublished:2013 Type: research


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Legacy giving in the UK – stepping up to the challenge

Fundraising occupies a lot of our time in the cultural industries, and sometimes it can seems like it's getting harder and harder to compete with larger, more established charitable organisations and their fundraising teams.  This research report highlights some of the reasons why smaller organisations might not be getting a bigger slice of the pie, and offers practical ideas on how to up your fundraising game by removing barriers to legacy giving.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Running Sponsored Events and Claiming Gift Aid: the facts

We all know that running sponsored events can be a great way to raise money for your organisation, but did you know that you can increase the amount you raise by encouraging the people who sponsor to use their Gift Aid entitlement?  This guide shows you just how easy that can be.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Claiming Gift Aid: the facts

A step by step guide to what does and doesn't qualify for Gift Aid.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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What is Gift Aid?

Gift Aid is a simple way for your charity to increase the value of gifts of money received from UK taxpayers. This factsheet will help you grasp the basics of Gift Aid, how it works, what it's worth to your organisation and why Gift Aid declarations are so important.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Keeping Gift Aid records: the facts

A Gift Aid declaration is a statement by a UK taxpayer asking for their donations to be treated as Gift Aid payments, so that the tax they have paid on the amount donated can be claimed back by the charity receiving the donation. This helpful factsheet outlines HMRC's expectations on Gift Aid record keeping, including how long you need to keep records and declarations for.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Gift Aid declaration: the facts

A Gift Aid declaration is a statement by a UK taxpayer asking for their donations to be treated as Gift Aid payments, so that the tax they have paid on the amount donated can be claimed back by the charity receiving the donation. This helpful guide explains more about gift aid declaration - what it is, and how you can produce declarations for donors. It clearly outlines HMRC's expectations of you as an organisation, as well as the donor.  

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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