CAF UK Giving 2015 Report

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The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has recently published its latest 2015 UK Giving Report, which acts as a great temperature-check for charitable giving in the UK. As always, there are some essential facts and figure for everyone to factor into their fundraising strategies. The ones that caught my eye as an arts and cultural charity …

Making the Case to Corporates in a Challenging Global and Political Context

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Christie Johnson was Arts Fundraising Fellow for Writers’ Centre Norwich. Christie raised funds from Trusts & Foundations and helped to develop new communications and fundraising strategies for the organisation, particularly for individual giving and digital campaigns. Uncertainty, unpredictability and loss are universal truths that the arts and culture sector have been facing for a number of …

What about co-operation and co-creation in arts fundraising?

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Last month Emma (Fellow for Sadler’s Wells) and Jill (Fellow for A New Direction) travelled to Wakefield to attend the Innovative People <-> Innovative Cities conference. Alongside their role as arts fundraisers, Emma and Jill are both geographers, studying human geography at Durham University and UCL respectively. Posing the question “how are cities using the arts to …