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Hanna Streeter, Executive Director at Orange Tree Theatre, reflects on the key influences on her career, including being inspired by theatre in-the-round and going full circle.
Christine Harmar-Brown draws on her experience of submitting and assessing applications to offer some pointers on what works.
The move follows a 2017 pilot project that found arts and heritage crowdfunding donations increased by 17% when the project was match-funded.
How can the ‘fix-it style' philanthropy of the mega-wealthy US tech entrepreneurs be applied to the arts in the UK? Michelle Wright shares her thoughts.
Don't make the mistake of thinking homogenous jargon will push a funder's buttons, says Phoebe Walker.
In real terms, institutions sponsored by DCMS have increased their income by over a quarter in the past decade, despite a 19% reduction in direct funding.
Should trustees on arts boards always be expected to give a donation, as is commonly the case in the US? Michelle Wright weighs up the pros and cons of this thorny issue.
Tate, the British Museum and Imperial War Museums have all recently completed drives to gain support for large-scale capital work, but economic changes also played a part in the decline.
What would the ideal fundraising strategy look like? Michelle Wright discusses the key elements - from inspiring donors with creative content, to keeping tactics simple.
A new report on resilience in the arts encourages a shift in thinking from individual sustainability to the health of a sector as a whole.
Arts professionals show a “continuing aversion” to the language of business support, despite a strong interest in accessing business support services.
A new Civil Society Strategy accepts that “Government alone cannot solve the complex challenges facing society”.
CEO of the Fundraising Regulator Gerald Oppenheim responds to the charge it is a toothless regulator that doesn’t care.
A complaint that Bow Arts Trust took donations from a tenant in one of its artists' studios without their permission was dismissed by the Fundraising Regulator because it could not reconcile “conflicting versions of events”.
No one in need should put any faith in this toothless ‘regulator’, which has just spent two years squirming out of its responsibility to regulate, writes Christy Romer.
The launch follows research into the power of match funding to boost public donations to arts organisations and increase fundraising skills.
Legacy giving has huge potential as a source of future funding for the arts, especially in Scotland. Richard Radcliffe offers tips for getting started.
When trustees and senior managers develop their fundraising skills alongside staff and volunteers, some key barriers to fundraising success can be overcome. Miranda Rowlands explains.
The membership body has collated and updated guidance on accepting and refusing donations, stressing the importance of adhering to a charity’s purpose as set out in its constitution.
Following protests of arts organisations’ decisions to accept money from controversial businesses, ArtsProfessional's latest survey reveals the sector’s perspective on ethics in fundraising.