Ideas & Innovation Blog

Where do you sit on the Data Maturity Spectrum?

By Amanda Rigali on   |  
Leo Sharrock

Not a question you get asked every day, but it’s one that I recently asked the delegates at the start of the first of four workshops Using and Managing Data in Fundraising – part of Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy’s training programme. It’s an interesting question if you want to evaluate whether and how much scope …

Jessica Hilton, Arts Fundraising Fellow, Hull Truck Theatre, shares her Top 5 tips for starting out in fundraising

By Amanda Rigali on   |  

You know that you work at an exciting place when you nip to make a brew and bump into Macbeth, his witches and Julius Caesar in the corridor. That really sums up my first month at Hull Truck – the building feels alive and busy, whether its schools taking part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival, …

A reflection on our Arts Fundraising Fellowship – Emma Pickering and Jill Richens

By Amanda Rigali on   |  

Emma Pickering, Arts Fundraising Fellow for Sadler’s Wells, and Jill Richens, Arts Fundraising Fellow for A New Direction, attended the assessment day on June 30th for the second cohort of Arts Fundraising Fellows. Here, they write about their experience. Attending the assessment day for the second cohort of Arts Fundraising fellows was quite a surreal …