Small is Beautiful: Profile Raising and Digital Fundraising

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Dafydd Williams was Arts Fundraising Fellow for Phoenix Dance Theatre until September 2016, and is now Development and Alumni Relations Co-ordinator at Leeds College of Music. Over the duration of our Fundraising Fellowship, we have learned that it is crucial to tie into larger national campaigns and awareness weeks where possible. This was discussed in detail at our …

After They Were Fellows

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Patrick Reynolds, Fellow for Royal Exchange Theatre in conversation with Jessica Hilton, the Royal Exchange Theatre’s new Membership Manager.   Patrick Reynolds: For those who don’t know you, would you like to just introduce yourself, what you did on the Arts Fundraising Fellowship and what you’ve been up to since? Jessica Hilton: I was a Year 2 …

Vive la Devolution..?

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Bhavisha Kukadia was Arts Fundraising Fellow for New Art Exchange until September 2016, and has remained with the organisation as Fundraising and Business Development Executive. It may seem obvious, but being a fundraiser is a lot about understanding money. Not just the income and expenditures of your projects or tax efficiency of Gift Aid, but I …

The Northern Powerhouse: Redressing the Balance

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Christina McNeill was Fellow for the Hallé until September 2016, and has remained with the organisation as Development Campaigns Officer. Some of you may have seen the announcement made by Arts Council England on 7th January about the sixteen organisations who have successfully made it through to the second stage of their Large Capital Grants Programme …