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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "trustees"

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.

By AIMPublished:2018 Type: guide-toolkit


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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.

By Sara LockPublished:2017 Type: guide-toolkit


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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 it proved a huge success surpassing expectations.

Published:2015 Type: case-study


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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; involving the board in fundraising and growing income from trusts and foundations, individual giving and commissioning contracts. Wieke also shares her three top tips for arts and cultural fundraising.  

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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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 take the fear out of fundraising for trustees.

Published:2014 Type: article


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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 Type: guide-toolkit


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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 Type: guide-toolkit


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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 the past three years.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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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:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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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 your audiences to the forefront of discussions? With clear ideas on how you can make your relationship with your Board more productive.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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