Registration: 9:15am | Event: 9:30am - 4.30pm
A guide to developing a successful development programme to secure lasting support from individuals, this course is aimed at cultural and heritage organisations that wish to improve their fundraising opportunities from individual donors. You may be starting out in your fundraising journey, or are looking for ideas how to expand your fundraising programmes to encourage support.
Securing support from individual donors is both a science and an art. This one day course covers the range of individual giving programmes, proven fundraising methods, and examples from cultural and heritage organisations that secure vital support from individuals. The course is a mix of strategy and practical thinking, encouraging participants to build their organisations fundraising capacity.
The objectives of the day are:
- To gain an overview of the opportunities to raise income from donors
- To examine a range of individual fundraising techniques and approaches to secure support for your organisation
- To give you the confidence to build your development programme
- To provide you with resources that will support effective fundraising
At the end of the day you will:
- Be able to recognise the types of gifts that donors can give
- Consider how the types of gifts can create a total development programme
- What prerequisites are necessary to implement a development plan
- Understand what motivates an individual to give to one or more fundraising programmes
- Have an overview of the building blocks for successful fundraising:
- From an Annual Fund
- Consider Major Giving
- Endowment Giving
- Have considered case studies from a range of different sectors and size of organisations
Arts & Business Scotland members: £50 +VAT
Non-members: £80 +VAT
Includes lunch plus tea and coffee throughout
Supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland
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Arts & Business Scotland
Arts & Business Scotland is an independent Scottish charity. It has equivalent organisations in the other parts of the UK - Arts & Business (England - part of Business in the Community), Arts & Business Ireland and Arts & Business Cymru.
We act as a conduit between the cultural and business sectors, helping to nurture the creative, social and commercial relationships that will enrich creativity and cultural engagement across Scotland.
Our definition of ‘culture’ includes visual arts and crafts, performing arts, music, literature, museums, libraries, heritage, architecture, design and film.