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Corporate Fundraising – Best Practice in a Changing Landscape

  • 17th October 2017
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • New Art Exchange, Nottingham

Corporate Fundraising: Best Practice in a Changing Landscape

This course provides a step by step guide to developing successful sponsorship and membership programmes.  This is relevant for organisations looking to work with all scales of businesses, from local companies through to national brands.  You will also have the opportunity to discuss issues and think creatively around sponsorship challenges.

By the end of the day, you will have:

  • A road map about how to implement a professional corporate fundraising programme
  • A ‘tool-kit’ to help you develop compelling proposals and identify and approach corporate prospects
  • An understanding of the language skills required to attract and sell to businesses
  • A better understanding of sponsorship policy and good practice
  • Greater confidence when it comes to selling your organisation or project to businesses

Who’s it for?

This course is for people who are early in their fundraising career or established in another discipline who want to understand more about how to incorporate fundraising skills into their work.

The one-day course is from 11am – 5.30pm. Lunch is included. 


Trainer info:

Nicole Newman is an independent consultant, specialising in corporate fundraising with extensive experience in delivering transformational fundraising strategies in major cultural organisations.

Nicole has experience of museums, galleries, performing arts, music, design, fashion and film and have worked on regional and international projects. Previously Nicole was Development Director at English National Ballet, English National Opera and Somerset House and led the corporate fundraising at V&A and Tate, establishing many of the commercial partnership strategies that exist today.

Nicole regularly teaches and lectures on arts fundraising and brand strategy internationally and is a Trustee of the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill and Up Projects.

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