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Catalyst Arts: fundraising and match funding workshops
Date: Thursday, 15 December, 2011
Venue: Imperial War Museum
Times: 9.00am - 4.30pm
These workshops will support arts organisations keen to plan a step change in their existing fundraising and match funding activities. They will run in six locations between November and December 2011 and will feature a range of renowned national speakers and those drawn from exemplary regional and local fundraising organisations.
Participants will be required to share their knowledge and experience, working collaboratively to identify creative new opportunities for fundraising.
Discussions will centre on the latest trends and issues around giving, including:
• digital giving
• crowd sourcing
• venture philanthropy
• flash giving
• spirited fundraising
• major donors
Further activities will interrogate ways of implementing change within organisations to equip them for embedding fundraising as core to their mission and purpose and will challenge participants around their current donor care principles and practice.
Participants will be encouraged to identify new opportunities for fundraising within their organisations and strategies for embedding good fundraising practice within their long-term planning. They will also be asked to share new ideas for working collaboratively with others to achieve success.
Who are these workshops suitable for?
The Catalyst Arts: fundraising and match funding workshops are open to chief executives, relevant board members and/or senior executives of arts organisations interested in developing their existing capability around fundraising and match funding. Up to two staff per organisation will be welcome to attend.
Attendance at the workshops is not a Catalyst Arts application requirement; nor is intention to submit a Catalyst Arts application an attendance requirement.
Heritage organisations should not attend; the workshops are for arts organisations only.
Other workshop dates
23 November Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2 December Sadler's Wells, London
7 December Centre for Life, Newcastle
9 December M Shed, Bristol
12 December mac, Birmingham
15 December Imperial War Museum, London
For more information on the Catalyst Arts investment programme, and the wider Catalyst investment programme visit www.catalyst-artsandheritage.org.uk
If you are unable to attend
If you cannot attend you can still get involved by viewing video content after the event on the Arts Council website.