Bellingham Fundraising Support Day

Join us for a day of fundraising support in Bellingham Friday 29th March 10am-3pm

Date: 16/06/2024 – 16/06/2024


BRAG (Bellingham Regeneration Arts Group) are running a Fundraising Support Day in partnership with Bellingham Community Project.

Improve your fundraising skills and dip in and out of a day of fundraising support.

– Meet and hear from the National Lottery Community Fund and Arts Council England

– Learn the basics of developing business relationships

– Brush up on your bid writing skills

This day is for organisations working with children, young people or cross-generational groups and are delivering or interested in delivering creative activities.


Event Programme

– 10:00am – Tea and coffee

– 10:15am – Meet the funders: talks and Q&A

        National Lottery Community Fund 
        Arts Council England Project Fund

– 11:30am –  How to develop relationships with business: the basics

       Jenny Daly, Head of Business & Development, The Albany

– 12:15 – 1:00pm – Lunch (included)

– 1:15 – 2:30pm – How to write a funding application

        David Johnson, Head of Programme Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy

– 2:30-3:00pm – Find your fundraising bid partner.

        Network with organisations working on creative projects in Bellingham with a view to joint    funding bids

– 3pm close



Important booking information

This event is free to attend but does require a fully refundable deposit. Please select your ticket type at checkout to let us know which part of the day you are attending:

– The morning session (10.00-1.00pm, £5 depoist)

-The afternoon session (12.15-3.00pm, £5 deposit)

-The full day (10.00-3.00pm, £10 deposit)

The deposit is refundable in cash on the day.

All ticket types include lunch. Please indicate any dietary requirements in the booking form.

If you have any questions about the event please get in touch with Jane Hendrie jane@leanarts.org.uk

This is partnership project with the Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Programme.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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