The Cultural Sector Network aims to break down the barriers separating arts, culture and heritage fundraisers and to develop a truly public understanding of the charitable case for supporting culture.
We achieve this aim through:
A strong and financially sustainable cultural sector means a society in which all can flourish, with all the economic and social benefits that the cultural industries provide.
We can see state funding of the arts and heritage under threat, local government funding declining and the charity fundraising sector under scrutiny like never before. The charitable case for supporting culture is not promoted as powerfully and frequently as it should be. Despite all this, there has been no organisation to speak unequivocally for fundraising across the whole range of arts and heritage. We aim to become that organisation.
We have two main audiences:
We also partner with public funders, cultural stakeholders, private donors, sponsors and academic institutions involved in research and teaching.
We have six sub-committees, these are Advocacy, Events, Marketing, National Networking, Professional Development and Research. Collectively, we work to:
If you share these goals, please get involved. To find out more, please email us.
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