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Asking People for Money

2nd November, 2020 to 9th November, 2020

This course supports participants to get confident in asking donors for funding. It covers how to develop ideas that will interest individuals and will support you to build relationships with donors for the long-term. At a time of emergency across the arts, culture and heritage sector, it can seem harder than ever to articulate the value of your work to new donors, but building those relationships is a great way to diversify your income and generate new reliable streams.


How to Write Great Applications

10th November, 2020 to 17th November, 2020

This course explores the key skills needed to write strong applications to win funding from Trusts and Foundations. At a time of emergency for the arts, where more applications are being written and read than ever before, there has never been a more important time to learn how to communicate your story to funders and to stand out from the crowd.


Emerging Chairs Programme - Virtual

12th November, 2020

Take the next step in charity governance and become a Chair, with support and training for those taking on charity leadership roles.

Fundraising Essentials

18th November, 2020 to 25th November, 2020

This is your induction into the world of arts fundraising. It covers research and planning, key fundraising skills and information about launching successful fundraising campaigns. It’s a one stop fundraising shop: teaching you new skills and sharpening old ones, giving you everything you need to start afresh and come back from the Covid-19 crisis stronger than ever.


Be a Trustee

19th November, 2020 to 26th November, 2020

This course will support participants to find out about the key responsibilities, financial obligations and fundraising expectations for Trustees. It is a one-stop shop to equip you with everything you need to know before becoming a charity Trustee. The course also supports trained participants to find appropriate roles in arts, culture and heritage organisations via our bespoke and free matching service.


Be a Chair

3rd December, 2020 to 10th December, 2020

Designed to support Trustees to take the leadership step into Chair roles, this practical course gives participants the confidence to know how to take on this key leadership role within a charity and how to develop effective boards.

Who is this for?

This course is aimed at those individuals looking to be a Chair of an arts, culture or heritage organisation. Participants should already have experience as a charity Trustee.

You will learn:

  • The key skills needed to effectively Chair a charitable organisation

Trustee Leadership Programme 2020

31st December, 2020

The Trustee Leadership Programme will be back for 2020.

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