RAISE Blogs

Learn from art, culture and heritage success stories and hear from recipients of our bursaries.

sublanding Bringing creativity into the curriculum
Lucy Prince, Creative Arts Director at Shireland Collegiate Academy, shares how their students have benefited from the Hippodrome
sublanding How a Development Strategy supports your organisation's ambition
Nicolette Shaw, Development Director at NYO shares their succesful ´supporter care´ strategy
sublanding Small charities must harness the support available in the sector
Funding cuts and an uncertain economic landscape are challenges familiar to every small charitable organisation
sublanding A chance to learn from the wider sector
As a sole fundraiser, meeting other fundraisers and sharing commonalities and challenges is so important
sublanding Fundraising for Leeds 2023
David Israel, Head of Partnership at Leeds 2023, shares his experience of the fundraising process involved with this bid
sublanding Building On Your Board (Z-Arts)
Z-Arts share the positive impact of Arts Council England's Catalyst: Evolve programme on their organisation
sublanding Why Confidence Is Key To Fundraising
Writing West Midlands shares their learnings from the Arts Council England's Catalyst: Evolve programme
sublanding Fundraising: Getting Your Board On Board
How can you get your board engaged with fundraising? BOP Consulting share their lessons from the Arts Council's Catalyst: Evolve
sublanding Why fundraising is the business of boards
Caroline McCormick from Achates Philanthropy shares her lessons from Arts Council England's Catalyst: Evolve programme
sublanding Leaving A Legacy For Young Musicians
A guest blog from Diana, supporter of Awards for Young Musicians
sublanding Northern Broadsides Case Study
Running a Fundraising Event
sublanding 6 Things I learned at Fundraising Convention (one month on!)
Lucy Stone, RAISE awardee for Fundraising Convention 2018 shares her experience and learning with us.
sublanding “Be prepared. I did the IoF Certificate in Fundraising….A year later I became the CEO!”
Debbie Geraghty, Executive Director of Plymouth Music Zone, explains how doing a fundraising course led her down some unexpected paths.
sublanding A Fundraising Campaign for the Stephenson Railway Museum (TWAM)
Anna Snell from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums shares the story behind the Stephenson Railway Museum's fundraising campaign