Opinion

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 …

A new generation of entrepreneurial arts fundraisers launches

By Amanda Rigali on   |  

Today the Arts Council England-funded Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy programme announces its first cohort of 11 graduate fundraisers, an exciting moment for the arts and cultural sector! The group based in London (Cause4) and the North (Dare Fundraising Academy) will benefit from a specially devised 12 month intensive training programme, including a week at the …

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 …