Arts Council England Data: A Question of Scale

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Arts Council England (ACE) has recently released its dataset with 2015/16 information provided by National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) and Major Partner Museums (MPMs).  This is published as a very useful Excel spreadsheet, allowing readers to filter this large dataset looking at specific groups according to their geographic region, artform/sector and organisation scale. This gives a …

An Interview with Dorothy Wilson, CEO of mac birmingham

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Rosy Ross was Arts Fundraising Fellow for mac Birmingham until September 2016. Rosy supported the Box Office team to embed fundraising within their work.  Rosy also helped to refine the organisation’s case for support and strengthen their charitable communications. Just before it was announced that Dorothy would step down as Artistic Director and CEO of mac birmingham, I spoke …

Fundraising for the Long-term: Trends Revealed in the Latest Private Income Data from Arts Council England

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Arts Council England has now published its latest Annual Survey Analysis for National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) and Major Partner Museums (MPMs) for the financial year 2014/15. The Analysis looks at the breakdown of income from all participating NPOs, of which there were 683 in this financial year. Income is broken down across strands, with Contributed …

‘In Conversation With’ Moira Sinclair

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On Wednesday 5th March, the Arts Fundraising Fellows gathered to hear Moira Sinclair discuss philanthropy policy and her role at Arts Council England. Moira Sinclair is the Executive Director for London & South-east, a role in which she oversees more than 300 organisations, with a budget of £200 million. Moira began by telling us about …