Year 3 Fundraising Fellowships: Supporting Growth and Change in Cultural Fundraising

By Amanda Rigali on

We bade a fond farewell to our 25 Year 3 Fundraising Fellows at the start of September 2016.  We’ve now had a bit of time to reflect on their year and the programme’s overall achievements.   These are significant, in terms of learning, job creation, capacity-building and income raised. The majority of the 25 Fellows have …

Self-Compassion for Fundraisers

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Katy Price was Arts Fundraising Fellow for Black Country Living Museum until September 2016, and has remained at the organisation as Development Manager (Projects). 6 months into life as a Fundraising Fellow and what an adventure it is. There have been wonderful moments of success but, inevitably, not everything always goes as planned. Over the past …

What’s next?

By Amanda Rigali on

Well, the immediate answer to ‘what next’ is the Camden Arts Centre. I have accepted a job as their new Development and Events Officer and am looking forward to new challenges. Challenges that I am certain I would not be welcoming had I not had such a fantastic year as an Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy …

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

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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 …