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The Art of Writing Strong Applications for Funding

  • 31st October 2017 - 31st October 2017
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • The Corner, Dance City, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Sector Events

This course aims to dispel the mystique of writing strong applications for funding – whether grants from trusts/foundations or statutory bids. With practical exercises to improve your writing skills, the course ensures that anyone can produce a strong fundraising application provided that they follow some simple rules, undertake thorough research and are tenacious.

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Achieving Fundraising Success Through External Partnerships

  • 1st November 2017 - 1st November 2017
  • 11am - 5pm
  • Chapel room, LIFT Islington, London
  • Sector Events

The landscape for fundraising remains full of opportunities, but they are increasingly fragmented, specialised and time-consuming.  It is impossible for an organisation to pursue a wide range of opportunities alone to maximise its fundraising potential – the most successful organisations work in partnership.

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The Art of Fundraising

  • 8th November 2017 - 8th November 2017
  • 11am - 5:30pm
  • Phoenix Arts Centre, Exeter
  • Sector Events

Is fundraising a dark art? Fundraising is often seen as partly a magical process and part luck. This course supports participants to dispel the myths and to learn how research, planning and careful preparation can build successful fundraising. No magic wand is required!

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Trustee Leadership in Fundraising and Income Generation

  • 9th November 2017 - 9th November 2017
  • 2 - 5.30pm
  • Pinsent Mason 1 room, mac Birmingham
  • Sector Events

This course will offer practical guidance about how a cultural organisation’s Trustees and staff team can best work together to develop and lead a successful fundraising strategy.  This practical training will help participants to understand the essential role that Trustees play in fundraising, across regulatory, strategic, and communications perspectives.

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NYMAZ SEND – Music Network Gathering 2017

  • 15th November 2017 - 15th November 2017
  • 1 - 5pm
  • Pavilions of Harrogate,
  • Sector Events

The Gathering is open to all those in North Yorkshire and Teesside who are working with (or interested in learning more about working with) children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities, including music leaders, classroom teachers, SENCOs, Music Coordinators, Head Teachers, parents/carers and freelance practitioners.

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Individual Giving and Relationship Fundraising

  • 23rd November 2017 - 23rd November 2017
  • 11am - 5.30pm
  • Chapel Room, LIFT Islington, London
  • Sector Events

This course will support you to identify the most appropriate individual giving schemes for your organisation or project and – more importantly – for their potential supporters. You will learn about the different ways that individuals give, and to understand how to identify supporters’ motivations. The training outlines how to plan the journey from initial donor awareness to building long-term relationships.

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We work to positively influence thinking, policy & practice.


Music Mark works to influence thinking by sharing ideas and undertaking research

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Music Mark works to shape and share the decisions that need to be made by policy makers

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Music Mark recognises the need for music educators to source and share ideas with each other

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We facilitate CPD, build communities & share best practice.


We connect our members to the wider music education sector.