If you are, or know anyone who is an early stage arts fundraiser, then this will be of interest. RAISE: Arts, Culture & Heritage supports access to professional development opportunities for arts, culture and heritage fundraisers across England through networking events, mentoring, professional development and bursaries.
Bursaries of up to £1,500 are currently available to enable arts, culture and heritage fundraisers to study the Certificate and Diploma qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.
RAISE is an Arts Council England funded four-year programme delivered in partnership with the Chartered Institute’s Cultural Sector Network, Black Fundraisers UK and Young Arts Fundraisers. They aim to make the charitable case for culture, champion arts and cultural sector fundraising. empower arts and cultural sector fundraisers to achieve higher levels of fundraising practice, and support the drive for greater inclusivity, diversity and representation within the sector.
They run a rolling programme of events and peer-to-peer networking opportunities both in London and across the UK.