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.
At the heart of the debate about ethics in arts sponsorship and fundraising are questions about the moral obligation of the arts sector. Frances Richens reflects on the issues.
A call out for evidence seeks submissions on how planning, tax and fundraising reform could support arts organisations to become more sustainable.
Welsh Assembly members have concluded that a fundraising skills deficit is holding back attempts to reduce arts organisations’ reliance on public funding.
Following high-profile protests of deals between arts organisations and businesses with controversial track records, ArtsProfessional has launched its latest Pulse survey to examine policy and practice in the cultural sector.
How do we get to the point where we are truly collaborating? Debbie Richards describes a project that sought the benefits of collaboration between fundraisers and marketers.
The free courses will be available on two learning platforms and will offer content on themes including ethical fundraising, change management and organisational resilience.
After a week of artist boycotts, public protest and ticket sale freezes, BAE Systems has announced it will redirect its support for the Great Exhibition of the North to other “better suited” initiatives.