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What is the role of a Trustee in fundraising and philanthropy?

By Amanda Rigali on   |  

As statutory funding is squeezed, many of us involved in fundraising for arts charities face a significant challenge. Common perception is that arts charities will suffer the most as government money dries up . The alarmists go one step further and point out that foundations and wealthy individuals may not regard arts organisations as the …

Arts fundraising training – the fundamentals

By Amanda Rigali on   |  

We’re now shaping the kinds of training we’ll offer within the Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Programme.  There will be training opportunities for people across the arts sector, at all stages of their careers, from our graduate Fellowships programme through to Governance training sessions for Chairs of Trustees and CEOs. We sent out a short Arts Fundraising Training …

Celebrating a new Consortium for Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy

By Amanda Rigali on   |  

The crisis facing arts organisations in this economic climate is well documented. We know from our work with a wide-range of cultural organisations that as private sector giving in the arts comes under increasing pressure, and with Government adamant that it will not restore lost funding to the arts but will rely instead on a drive to increase …