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Red Ladder’s #GisATenner campaign appealed to the company’s Twitter followers to donate as little as £10 to help save the company following funding cuts. Chris Lloyd reveals what happened next.
To make a fundraising project stand out from the crowd you need to create a powerful and engaging supporter experience. Bernard Ross explains how to do it.
A £250k scheme backed by the DCMS will offer match funding to artists and heritage organisations.
Almost 50 new approaches to finance, collaboration and fundraising have been put forward in the Birmingham Cultural Investment Enquiry.
While match funding can be a “brilliant booster” for charitable fundraising, it must not be relied on as a silver bullet, researchers have warned.
Following revelations that BP influenced curatorial decisions at the British Museum, Chris Garrard examines how arts organisations should be navigating the tricky ethical territory of sponsorship.
Charities are invited to weigh in on discussions on how best to fund the new Regulator ahead of its launch next month.
To engage visitors, a museum must start by cultivating dialogue between its staff members, says Corinne Estrada.
Last year Youth Music more than doubled its fundraising income, exceeding its already ambitious target. Emma Holenstein reveals how they did it.
The Hepworth Wakefield is blessed with many great pieces of modern British art, but a priority is to grow its collection. Simon Wallis discusses the gallery’s approach to new gifts and acquisitions.
How best can we serve the professional development needs of senior fundraisers? Amanda Rigali asked some development specialists what training they would like to receive.
A fundraising audit can help unlock your organisation’s potential. Wendy Smithers explains exactly how to conduct one.
Fundraising efforts to stimulate legacy giving appear to be bearing fruit as more people are mentioning cultural charities in their wills.
Mystery surrounds the festival’s closure, which comes just months after the organisation was recruiting for a new director and in spite of repeated projections of a budget surplus.
Festivals may no longer benefit from regular funding streams, but Owen McNeir is optimistic that they can still thrive on a mixed-income approach to fundraising.
Over £400k has to be raised every year to stage the Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival. How do they do it? Toby Smith outlines his strategy.
Encouraging individual giving may not make financial sense, but it’s helped Unfolding Theatre build invaluable relationships, says Annie Rigby.
From engineering to managing cream teas at the National Trust and now fundraising for Cheltenham Festivals, Rod Hebden tells us about his career so far.
Audiences and rural promoters are the life-blood of Northumberland Theatre Company. Gillian Hambleton reveals how the company harnessed that loyalty to keep the company going through hard times.
Cultural organisations in receipt of local authority funding are bracing for cuts, but the sector remains optimistic about its financial outlook, according to a new survey.