On 20th November 2017, we held an event exploring alternative models of arts fundraising. We looked at trusts & foundations, fundraising strategies, storytelling, legacy giving and crowdfunding. You can view the presentations and additional material from the event on the download links below.

alternative fundraising event

Your Fundraising Guide

Heather Thomas has shared a wonderful guide to the basics of fundraising and being a fundraiser. We highly recommend reading this through!

Trusts & Foundations

A background to trusts & foundations, including some case studies of foundations who support arts-based causes

Fundraising Strategies

Heather Thomas (fundraiser extraordinaire) explored strategies and story-telling


Claire Routley specialises in legacy giving – here’s her basic breakdown of the fundamentals of legacies


Hannah Sloggett shares her top tips for running successful crowdfunders, including Plymouth’s unique crowdfunder model