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How to get your project funded

How to get your project funded

November 2020

We are planning on running this course during the Autumn term. Please register your interest in the course here.

Nancy Hitzig

Cost of session: £20 freelancer rate; £35 organisations with annual turnover of less than £250k; £55 organisations with annual turnover of more than £250k. 


This workshop will provide the basics for if you are starting to think about how to raise funds for your project or organisation. We will cover:

  • Different ways of generating income: trusts and foundations, donations, crowd-sourcing, matched funding, in-kind funding
  • What funders are looking for
  • Planning for fundraising in your project timelines

The course will be interactive and task-based.


Who is it for?

Organisations and individuals starting out with fundraising for example:

  • Musician/producers
  • Project managers in music/arts
  • Community music and arts organisation staff
  • Music Education Hub leaders
  • Animateurs
  • Early years music practitioners

Whatever your level of knowledge and understanding we will aim to tailor the content to meet your needs.


What will you get out of the session?

  • Knowledge, skills and understanding of fundraising
  • Opportunity to get feedback on your ideas for fundraising
  • Fundraising toolkit


Nancy Hitzig

Nancy has been a professional fundraiser over a decade in Canada and the UK. Working in the arts, culture and heritage sectors, Nancy has raised millions for organisations and is deeply passionate about supporting a thriving creative class – particularly music makers, dancers and artists. She is also a trained musician and lindy hop dancer supports over 100 artists a year through her coaching practice and is a freelance fundraising consultant for charities.

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