What can arts fundraisers learn from a drag show? In this guest blog post Marina Jones shares 10 tips inspired by psychology and a visit to a drag show in San Francisco.
Can you identify the UK arts organisation from the emojis? Just for fun!
Salary secrecy is a harmful and unfair practice, perpetuating pay gaps and having a disproportionately negative impact on women and people of colour. Here’s a playful way you can send a message to recruiters that “competitive” isn’t helpful to anybody.
A fundraising parody of Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Someone You Loved’ for Fundraising Everywhere Festival 2020
These are difficult times for all of us. In the face of growing economic pressures we have put together some tips for museums wondering how best to fundraise during Covid-19.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact every organisation across the UK, SHARE Museums East have asked us to compile a list of funders offering support to museums at this time. While it focuses on support available for museums in the East of England, many of the funders have a national focus, and support organisations across the arts and culture sector.
When only 1 in 7 funding proposals can progress to the next round, how do you decide which 6 to bin? I share some observations from my time reviewing proposals. How do your proposals compare?
A recent review of over 350 fundraising job descriptions in the UK found that more than one in three mention having a degree in the person specification. In nearly a quarter of jobs it was listed as an essential requirement. But why is a degree qualification so desirable when it comes to recruiting fundraisers? And what if this requirement was doing more harm than good?
As I’m sure you know by now, there is a fundraising lesson hidden in every film ever produced. As part of my ongoing quest to shine a light on the lessons hiding in plain sight I’ve turned my attention to some of the best Christmas films. (Yes, Die Hard is a Christmas film…).