Professional Development

Introduction to Fundraising

Arts & Business Scotland

Deadline: 13 June 2017 at 09:30

Tuesday 13 June 2017| Arts & Business Scotland, 1st Floor Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ

Registration: 9:15am | Event: 9:30am-4.30pm

This one day course is aimed at individuals in Arts & Culture organisations who are new to or starting to fund raise and wish to build their knowledge, skills and confidence.

The objectives of the day are:
- To gain an overview of the current funding landscape in Scotland in relation to Arts and Culture
- To examine a range of fundraising techniques and approaches to secure support for your organisation
- To look at the elements of an effective case for support
- To provide you with resources that will support effective fundraising

At the end of the day you will:
- Have identified what you need to have in place before you can start to fundraise effectively
- Be aware of what sources of funding you can approach and identify which ones might be best matched to your organisational needs
- Have an outline of the elements needed to make your organisational case to funders
- Understand what a range of funders look for when giving support
- Feel more confident in approaching a range of sources for support
- To provide you with resources that will support effective fundraising


Arts & Business Scotland members: £80+VAT
Non-members: £120 +VAT

Includes lunch plus tea and coffee throughout

Location: Edinburgh City

For further information, please contact (Colette Warrender), or call 01315563353, or visit

The deadline is Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 09:30.

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