Category: Fundraising

The Heritage Lottery Fund and the Centenary of the First World War

Posted on 19th February 2014 by Anna Jarvis

In May last year, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) launched a new small grants programme: First World War: then and…

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The Big Bag Pack

Posted on 21st November 2012 by Dinah Starkey

Sevington Victorian School is run on a shoe string. There’s a small – very small – band of…

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Knocking on people’s doors

Posted on 5th February 2012 by Roger Woodley

Picture it. I want to persuade a new institution to open up for Heritage Open Days, or I’m looking for…

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Top tips for applying for grants

Posted on 29th November 2011 by Lucie Thacker

First of all, I don't have all the answers, and not all of our bids are successful. There is lots of good…

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How to run a fundraising campaign

Posted on 22nd November 2011 by Philly Graham

Working in the third sector, you regularly come across individuals throwing themselves out of a plane and into the…

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Top tips for tip top entertainment: how a drama performance brought a coffin fittings works to life

Posted on 16th August 2011 by Lucie Thacker

We didn’t decide to be dramatic – but Tin Box Theatre Company did. After many years of work…

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