SHARE Museums East

Helping to diversify their income SHARE Museums East is the Museum Development organisation for the East of England. In addition to supporting museums to achieve ACE Accreditation, the team provide training and support across a wide range of areas, including audience development, volunteer management and leadership. What was the Challenge? Following SHARE Museums East’s successful

Hampshire Cultural Trust

Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy Thanks to support from Heritage Lottery Fund, the 'Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy' programme is supporting 30 museums across the Hampshire and Solent area to develop their fundraising skills. In January 2017, David delivered a training session on "Making the Ask" as part of the "Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy" programme.


Supporting Bluecoat The Bluecoat is Liverpool's Centre for the contemporary arts. Housed in a Grade I listed building in Liverpool, the Bluecoat has a rich artistic history, covering visual arts, rock, pop, jazz and classical music, craft and graphic design. In 2017, Apollo Fundraising worked with the Bluecoat's Chief Executive to provide Professional Development support.

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Supporting Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is one of the largest theatres in London. Each year, the theatre welcomes over 140,000 people to its summer season, featuring a diverse mix of theatre, opera and musicals. Regent's Park Open Air Theatre receives no public subsidy, relying on ticket income, earned income

Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy

Delivering Fundraising Training for David is delighted to be delivering two programmes as part of the 2018-19 Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy programme: Essentials in Individual Giving This course will help you identify the most appropriate individual giving scheme for your potential supporters. You’ll learn about the different ways that individuals give, how to identify their

Essex Record Office

Helping to develop their first fundraising strategy Described as being the “Storehouse of Essex history”, Essex Record Office’s work actually goes far beyond merely storing the county’s records. A programme of exhibitions and events, ongoing research and conservation work and a varied education programme all help to bring Essex’s history to life. What was the

Ely Museum

Helping to achieve their fundraising goals Nestled in the heart of Ely you will find the Grade II listed Old Gaol building. The Old Gaol has been at the centre of life in Ely for 700 years. While its name refers to the 157 years it spent as the Bishop’s Gaol, the building has also

Kids In Museums

Helping to diversify their income Kids in Museums works tirelessly to support and guide museums to make their work more accessible to children, young people and families. As well as providing training and advice, Kids in Museums run the nationwide ‘Takeover Day’ initiative – an annual event that sees children and young people take over

The Reading Agency

Helping to develop an Individual Giving strategy The Reading Agency know that reading for pleasure and information can help you to realise your ambitions and fulfil your potential. That’s why their work focuses on supporting children and adults to read. Perhaps best known for running the Summer Reading Challenge and World Book Night, The Reading

Salisbury Cathedral

Supporting Salisbury Cathedral For over 750 years, pilgrims have been coming to Salisbury Cathedral to worship. Hundreds of thousands of people visit each year - to see the largest spire in the UK and the best preserved Magna Carta, to hear the Cathedral Choir and annual concert series, and to experience the breathe-taking yet calming