Fundraising for Individual Artists

Fundraising for Individual Artists

This course will be delivered virtually via Zoom in two separate 2.5 hour sessions.

 

The first of these will take place on the 13.01.2022 at 10-12.30 / the second will take place on the 20.01.2022 10-12.30. Both of these are necessary to complete the full training.

 

If you have any questions about how this day will run virtually please get in touch with Sarah at sarah.teale@cause4.co.uk.

 

This course focuses on the key principles of fundraising as an artist, raising money for your own work. It is delivered in partnership with Deanna Rodger. The skills to raise money to develop your own artistic practice are vital to be able to continue to make new work and opportunities as the sector emerges from the impact of Covid-19.

 

Who is it for?

Artists and freelancers who are looking to raise funds to support the development of new work. Producers raising funds for individuals may also find the course helpful in considering ways to approach fundraising.

 

You will learn:

• An overview of the key different types of fundraised income

• How to generate great fundraising ideas and to build a Case for Support for your work• To understand what funders will be looking for post Covid-19

• How to write persuasively to win funding

• How to build relationships with supporters

• How to prepare effective budgets for funders

• Practical examples of how an artist has developed support for their work

 

 

Get in touch to discuss multibuy options available for this and the rest of the courses over the season. 

Concessions are available for Freelancers, Sector Partner Members* and Charities and Arts Organisations with an annual turnover of 500K or less.

 

*Our current Sector Partners are: Association of British OrchestrasArts@LeedsArts Marketing AssociationContemporary Visual Arts NetworkFamily Arts CampaignNational Museum Directors CouncilOne Dance UKThe Audience AgencyUK Theatre

 

The rest of our booking information can be found here.

 

Standard access information:

  • Slides will be made available before the session for you to familiarise yourself with them if you like. We can provide these in the colour combination/font size that is most readable for you, please request this on booking.
  • All slides will be read in full as well as being shown on screen. Any pictures or diagrams will be fully described. Videos will be described before and after being played.
  • There may be some short tasks which require unprepared writing. There is not any pressure to feedback. The tasks will be included on the slides for you to complete in your own time.
  • We may use a virtual whiteboard and encourage participants to write their ideas. The ideas on the virtual whiteboard will be shared verbally with the group.
  • At some points you may be asked to contribute in smaller breakout rooms with other participants. At the end of these, one participant may be asked to feedback to the full group. 
  • We encourage participants to keep their cameras on so that the speaker can engage with the full group. If you would be more comfortable doing so you can keep your camera off.
  • There will be one short organised break at approximately half way through the session. You can turn your camera off or take a break at any point outside this.

 

We are happy to arrange live captioning or anything else that you think might improve your experience and help you get the most out of the training. 

 

Please get in touch with Sarah at sarah.teale@cause4.co.uk or call on 020 7247 1430 to discuss this further. 

Course Staff

Deanna Rodger

Deanna is a writer, performer, and facilitator.

Deanna was the face of Black British poetry in ITV’s 2020 Black History Month TV campaign and wrote the 2020 Black History Month poem for BBC Sport.

David Johnson

David Johnson has joined Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy as Head of Programme to help grow and deliver the programme as it moves into the Arts Council England funded National Portfolio as a sector support organisation. David joins from the Albany, an arts centre and social enterprise in Deptford, London, where he was Head of Development.