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Built on experiences at the Roundhouse, the Arts Council England-backed guide offers practical advice on selecting young trustees and preparing boards for change.
New data has allowed the arts sector to be benchmarked against the wider charity sector, as the Charity Commission calls for charities to “do more” to promote diversity on their boards.
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.
The Charity Commission’s new fundraising guide has transformed the role of trustees. Samir Savant considers whether it is a change for the better.
Trustees of arts boards should be playing a significant part in supporting fundraising activities, according to Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett.
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.
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.
Inactive trustees could be the Achilles heel in arts sector efforts to attract individual giving
Rick Bond explains the need to prune the dead wood from your board of trustees to encourage new growth.