Networks funding announcement

Networks funding announcement

We're delighted to announce the successful applicants in our latest round of Networks Funding. This will contribute to the development of new training events, conferences, seminars and meetings, with the aim of strengthening arts fundraising skills and building robust partnerships across the sector. The sucessful applicants were:

Arts Derbyshire - will use this funding to host one full day fundraising training course for its members, with a focus on fundraising for core costs, aimed at its leadership network of arts organisations and its network of festivals

Queer Arts North - will use this funding to host two network meetings, the first taking place virtually in April and the second taking place face-to-face in July

OutdoorArtsUK - will use this funding to host a special four-event strand of its summer Outdoor Arts On The Road events programme for 2023, ‘Funding Forum’, with a clear emphasis on supporting artists and festivals to explore wider funding opportunities and fundraising strategies beyond the usual sources

Norfolk & Norwich Festival - Connect and Create will use this funding to host two face-to-face training events encompassing business planning and membership support for Local Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP) leads, coordinators and stakeholders from LCEPs across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk and Suffolk

Cumbria Arts & Culture Network - will use this funding to host a set of three half-day training events, using experienced fundraisers to develop fundraising skills among individual artists and staff from small organisations which do not have a dedicated fundraising team

Young Arts Fundraisers - will use this funding to host a minimum of four virtual events between April and September, tackling key issues within the current fundraising environment

Scalarama - will use this funding to host two face-to-face fundraising development days, the first in April, taking place in Nottingham and the second in May, taking place in Leeds

North East Family Arts Network - will use this funding to host one face-to-face conference giving its members the opportunity to learn, discuss and explore ways the culture sector can support families during the UK Cost of Living crisis

Eastern Region Museums’ Trustee Network - will use this funding to host two face-to-face meetings for the Network on the theme of fundraising, taking place between June and July

Find out more about all these Networks