Fundraising for Individual Artists - South East

Fundraising for Individual Artists - South East

This course will be delivered in person at the Clayton Hotel, Cambridge on Monday 12 December 2022 from 10.00am. 


This course focuses on the key principles of fundraising as an artist, raising money for your own work. The skills to raise money to develop your own artistic practice are vital to be able to continue to make new work and seize opportunities as the sector emerges from the impact of Covid-19. 


Who is it for?

Artists, freelancers and producers who are looking to raise funds to support the development of new work. 


You will learn:

  • An overview of the key different types of fundraised income
  • How to generate great fundraising ideas and to build a fundraising Case for Support for your work
  • To understand what funders will be looking for post Covid-19
  • How to write persuasively to win funding
  • How to build relationships with supporters
  • How to prepare effective budgets for funders
  • Practical examples of how an artist has developed support for their work


Get in touch to discuss multibuy options available for this and the rest of the courses over the season. 

Concessions are available for Freelancers, Sector Partner Members* and Charities and Arts Organisations with an annual turnover of 500K or less.


*Our current Sector Partners are: Association of British OrchestrasArts@LeedsArts Marketing AssociationContemporary Visual Arts NetworkFamily Arts CampaignNational Museum Directors CouncilOne Dance UKThe Audience AgencyUK Theatre


The rest of our booking information can be found here.


Course Staff

Deanna Rodger

Deanna is a writer, performer, and facilitator.

Deanna was the face of Black British poetry in ITV’s 2020 Black History Month TV campaign and wrote the 2020 Black History Month poem for BBC Sport.

David Johnson

David Johnson joined Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy in March 2018 as Head of Programme, to help grow and deliver the programme as it moved into the Arts Council England funded National Portfolio as a sector support organisation.