Watch our 'RAISE Live: Donor Stewardship in a Digital Context' webinar session:
Coronavirus: The impact on arts, cultural and heritage fundraising
Martin Kaufman, Chair of the RAISE Steering Committee, looks at the impact of the current situation on the arts and culture sector, and how it really is ‘unchartered waters’.
Q&A: My experiences of being a RAISE mentor
Emma Smallwood, Development Manager at The Lowry, answers five questions about her experiences of being a mentor for the RAISE programme, and says why she would recommend others to get involved.
Small charities must harness the support available in the sector
Funding cuts and an uncertain economic landscape are challenges familiar to every small charitable organisation but, similar to those within the wider sector, arts, culture and heritage fundraisers continue to demonstrate a great capacity for resilience.
A chance to learn from the wider sector
As a sole fundraiser, meeting other fundraisers and sharing commonalities and challenges is so important. And as an arts and culture fundraiser, adapting fundraising techniques and showcasing creative success is equally crucial.
RAISE mentoring scheme: Tips for mentees
Sanpreet Janjua outlines what she got out of her experiences of being mentored on the RAISE mentoring programme and why she recommends other arts fundraisers get involved.
How to prune your ‘to do’ list
Moira Lambert sits on the RAISE Steering Committee. She talks through her top tips for working under pressure and how to ensure your to do list doesn’t overwhelm you.
‘The Certificate in Fundraising helped me find a career in arts fundraising I love’
Sophie Harvey was awarded a RAISE bursary to undertake the Certificate in Fundraising. She explains what she learnt from the qualification, and how it helped her find a career she loves.
Arts and culture fundraising: Four reflections from 2020
We wanted to capture the mood, memories and thinking that shaped our experiences and our learning; about ourselves, our sector and our work. Our contributors, who have been speakers for RAISE or Culture Sector Network events, reflect on the highs, lows, challenges and triumphs of a year like no other.
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