Ed wins Third Sector Fundraisers: The New Generation Award

23 May 2018

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Our very own Development Coordinator Ed Harvey has impressed an expert panel of judges to win Third Sector's Fundraisers: The New Generation Award.

Ed's achievement is outlined on Third Sector's website, which details:

Michelle writes for ArtsProfessional on Ethical Fundraising

30 April 2018

How bad is bad?

Are problems of ethics in danger of making the arts unfundable? Michelle Wright addresses some uncomfortable questions.

Tensions are running high and there is a high degree of nervousness from artists, employees and trustees alike about what’s appropriate when soliciting funding.

Michelle Comments on the Gig Economy for The Independent

23 April 2018

Are you being ripped off by the gig economy?

Less work security used to mean higher pay. Not any more. (By Felicity Hannah)

Almost three million people have worked in the gig economy in the last 12 months, according to official figures, where, traditionally, there has been a trade off.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: April 2018

18 April 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

The Trustee Leadership Programme returns to Bristol

17 April 2018

Following on from its most successful year yet, the Trustee Leadership Programme will continue to grow in 2018, returning to Bristol for the second time, on the 24th of May.

“10/10 because there is not a 10+!”

Cristiane S, ViiV Healthcare

The programme, created in partnership with Close brothers Asset Management and the Clothworkers’ Company, covers key regulatory issues for Trustees and their responsibilities, also includes a networking event with charities seeking Trustees.

International Arts Manager Reports on Cause4 Advance

13 April 2018

Cause4 Launches Free Fundraising Training Platform

A new online course has been developed to help arts fundraisers promote the arts as a charitable cause worthy of investment.

According to the latest Charities Aid Foundation CAF UK Giving Report 2017, the arts remain the least commonly supported cause in the charity sector, despite the high number of people who engage with the arts.

New Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Funding Programmes Covered in UK Fundraising

12 April 2018

Fundraising and Philanthropy have announced two new funding initiatives for and culture organisations to apply for – the Fundraising Culture Change Programme and the  Fund for Fundraising.

New Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Recruits Mentioned in Civil Society

9 April 2018

David Johnson has been appointed head of programme at Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy. Johnson is one of three new appointments announced by the organisation.

Johnson joins from the Albany Theatre in Deptford, South London where he was previously head of development. A member of the Institute of Fundraising, Johnson was also previously head of business development at the Arts Centre Stockton.

He has already been involved with Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy as a voluntary regional fundraising coordinator for London.

New Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Appointments Covered in ArtsProfessional

9 April 2018

Appointments at Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy

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DAVID JOHNSON, who until recently was Head of Development at the Albany in Deptford, has been appointed as Head of Programme at Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy, as it becomes a Sector Support Organisation in Arts Council England's national portfolio.

Cause4 Easter Newsletter

29 March 2018

As we approach the Easter break, we are delighted to share our Easter Newsletter with you, with some of our highlights over the last few months, and news of what to look out for.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: February 2018

19 March 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

Cause4 survey used in MissionBox article

15 March 2018

Is Your Board of Trustees Male, Pale and Stale?

Promote the benefits of being a trustee

The First Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Event goes live

14 March 2018

To celebrate the success of the course and the accomplishments of our most successful alumni, the first Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Event has been launched, taking place on March 28th 2018 at 6pm.

The event will be a chance for you to meet fellow Trustee Leadership Programme participants who are now Trustees, and to explore experiences to date. We will also hear from a distinguished panel of speakers on the pressing topic of Myth-busting for smaller charities: ethical investing and financialmanagement.

Cause4 Advance featured in UKFundraising

13 March 2018

New online training resource launched for the arts, cultural & heritage sectors

Fundraising & Philanthropy has launched an online resource of specifically for the arts.

Michelle writes for ArtsProfessional

9 March 2018

How to get the Culture of your Organisation Right 

The past three years has been the most turbulent period for our arts organisations and charities. Having emerged from the fundraising scandals of 2015 with public trust starting to be rebuilt, we find ourselves now facing serious problems of sex scandals across the non-governmental organisation sector. And then there was the dubious fundraising practices of the President’s Club.