Arts and cultural trustees must up their game, report says

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15 Sep 2017

Plans are underway to establish a new Governance Alliance for the cultural sector, to address poor practices and a shortfall in expertise among board members. 

Are your trustees on board?

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16 Feb 2017

The Charity Commission’s new fundraising guide has transformed the role of trustees. Samir Savant considers whether it is a change for the better.  

The good trustee

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24 Feb 2014

Trustees of arts boards should be playing a significant part in supporting fundraising activities, according to Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett.

More breadth on boards

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04 Nov 2013

A Charity Commission report recently revealed that the average trustee is white, male and aged 57. To coincide with Trustees’ Week, Neal Green urges everyone to find out more about sitting on an arts board.

The value of youthfulness

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24 Jun 2013

Jessica Stockford tells how Arts & Business’ programme to recruit young employees of big companies to arts boards has proved to be a successful initiative − to the surprise of some.

Boards are barrier to progress

23 Jul 2012

Inactive trustees could be the Achilles heel in arts sector efforts to attract individual giving

Success and succession

26 Jan 2009

Rick Bond explains the need to prune the dead wood from your board of trustees to encourage new growth.

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