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East London Arts Fundraisers Launch Event

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Jill Meredith is a Development and Communications Officer for Newham Music. East London Arts Fundraisers Network is a collaborative group of forward-thinking arts and cultural organisations that aim to find new ways to diversify funding and increase financial capacity to produce high-quality, innovative experiences that are accessible to the whole of East London. Supported by Arts Fundraising …

Exploring Fundraising Options with Sunderland Family Arts Network

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Kathryn Tye is a Director and Trustee of arts charity Creative Cohesion in Sunderland. Supporting young and emerging creative businesses, the charity also coordinates the Sunderland Family Arts Network (SFAN), a collaboration between multiple arts, cultural, heritage and community organisations, which aims to improve accessibility to arts and creativity in the City. Supported by Arts Fundraising …

ITC Fundraising Conference – Network event

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Sasha Alsop is Project Manager for Independent Theatre Council (ITC), Fundraisers Forum aims to support Chief Executives, Managers and professional Fundraisers from member companies to share knowledge and skills, hone their practice, access expert advice and keep up to date with developments in the sector. Supported by Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s Funding Network Projects 2017. …

One Voice – GDPR training, Birmingham January 2018

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Our event took place in mid-January 2018, with a core group drawn from One Voice – a consortium of arts organisations from across Birmingham, who have collaborated to pursue development in relation to public sector commissioning opportunities. Representatives of Ex Cathedra, Women in Theatre, Craftspace, Birmingham Royal Ballet and Reel Access were joined by Writing …

Disability Arts in Surrey: Building Fundraising Skills Workshop

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Callum Graham is Programme Co-ordinator for Daisy (Disability Arts in Surrey), an umbrella organisation which promotes and celebrates the works of disabled artists and disability arts organisations in Surrey. The organisation strives to develop the south east as the lead region in the UK for disability and deaf cultural activity. Daisy works with its member …

Arts Trust Group Conference – Funding Network 2017

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The Arts Trusts Group is a peer network of arts and cultural Trust fundraisers. The group is a non-competitive platform to share news and opportunities, and to offer peer to peer support on challenges that arts fundraisers face. Written by Clare O’Hara. Supported by Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s Funding Network Projects 2017. On Monday 16th October, 100 …

A Bit Of A Do – new network for Artists and Arts Organisations working with disability

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Drunken Chorus – a theatre company and registered charity based in London. Written by Chris Williams. Supported by Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s Funding Network Projects 2017. Last month we launched DISCO DISCO – a new company of adults with learning disabilities, with whom we are collaborating to make contemporary theatre pieces. Alongside our ongoing commitment to D/deaf audiences …

Connecting a new generation of UK Impact Producers

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Doc Society is a non-profit foundation headquartered in London and New York, committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences globally. Written by Beadie Finzi for Doc Society. Supported by Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s Funding Network Projects 2017. As part of our field building activities, we have been heavily involved in training and …