Grounded in a COVID-recovery context, this workshop will provide the basics for if you are starting to think about how to raise funds for your project or organisation.
We will cover:
The funding landscape and whats changed, in flux and whats stayed the same
Different ways of generating income: trusts and foundations, donations, crowd-sourcing, matched funding, in-kind funding
Different ways of thinking about expenditure and budgets (often the most important element to a funder)
Who you or your organisation are, what youre about and who you help
Matching these questions with what funders are looking for
Planning for fundraising in your project timelines and being creative
The course will be interactive and task-based.
Who is it for?
Organisations and individuals starting out with fundraising for example:
- Project managers in music/arts
- Community music and arts organisation staff
- Music Education Hub leaders
- Early years music practitioners
Whatever your level of knowledge and understanding we will aim to tailor the content to meet your needs.
What will you get out of the session?
Knowledge, skills and understanding of fundraising and budgeting
Opportunity to get feedback on your ideas for fundraising
There is a £5 admin charge for this course. However, if you are an individual, freelancer or student who is currently not in employment, and for whom this fee would prevent you from attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the title Admin Fee Exemption and you will be sent a discount code no questions asked.