Funding Resources

ACED has recently run successful courses in fundraising with Arts and Philanthropy. They advise that to identify the right funding sources, we need to create a strategic funding plan to address some key questions:

  • What set-up do I have and what are the implications for fundraising?
  • Do I have a strong Case for Support?
  • What resources do I have to deliver fundraising and where does my expertise lie?
  • How do I currently raise money and is my income portfolio diverse and sustainable enough?
  • What are my future projects – what needs money?
  • How much do I need to raise?
  • When do I need the money?
  • What expertise or capacity might I need to invest in?
  • What is happening in the sector that we need to be aware of?

Once you have answered these questions, you can then begin to conduct research, which is an essential part of fundraising. We hope you find the websites below useful. If you know of any other websites which might be helpful to the ACED network please get in touch

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Devon Culture resources

Case studies from culture strategies in Torbay, Exeter, Plymouth and North Devon.