London Writers Network: Funding and Developing Your Career

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Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy has financially supported the London Writers Network through our networks funding programme. Laura Kenwright, Communications and Project Manager at Spread the Word, writes about the Network’s inaugural meeting held in June 2016. With generous support from Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy, Spread the Word informally launched our new membership scheme, the London Writers Network, …

How to Fundraise with Digital Tools

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Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy has financially supported the Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole Fundraisers Network through our networks funding programme. Karen Malim, Development Manager at Dorchester Arts, gives a review of “How to fundraise with digital tools”, a presentation given by Howard Lake for network on 3 March 2016. When I first mooted the idea of a …

How to Recognise your Fundraising Assets

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Phoebe Wild was Arts Fundraising Fellow for Nuffield Theatre Southampton until September 2016, and is now Development Coordinator at Dartington Hall Trust. In a recent training session on ‘Planning a Fundraising Strategy’ Ruth Jarratt recommended identifying an organization’s ‘Assets’ and ‘Constraints’ suggesting that determining these will help structure a fundraising strategy. Assets: your work; your people; your physical location. …

Celebrating a new Consortium for Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy

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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 …