David Johnson

Director of Strategy and Programmes


David Johnson joined Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy as Head of Programme to help grow and deliver the programme as it moves into the Arts Council England funded National Portfolio as a sector support organisation, and is now Director of Strategy and Programmes. David joins from the Albany, an arts centre and social enterprise in Deptford, London, where he was Head of Development.

David joined the Albany in 2011 and was responsible for earned and raised income generation, partnership development and contract management for the organisation. During his tenure the organisation more than doubled its turnover.

Prior to this, he worked in the Cultural Development team for the London Borough of Hackney, supporting the development of 2012 Cultural Olympiad projects and producing the borough’s key youth arts festival, Discover Young Hackney.

David sits on the Board of Babylon Arts in Ely and is part of a steering group supporting C-12, a dance theatre company. He is a member of the Institute of Fundraising.



Posts by David Johnson

David Johnson writes for Ticketsolve

15th November, 2019 | By David Johnson

Our Head of Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy David Johnson discusses the best tools to help arts organisation to raise funds.