ACED *NEW* Fundraising training and next Network Meeting

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    *New* ACED Fundraising workshop 


    Essentials in Fundraising
    Monday 20 February: 10.00-2.00
    The Beehive, Honiton

    This workshop will support you to develop skills in raising funds for your work. It covers research and planning, key fundraising skills and information about launching successful fundraising campaigns. It’s a one stop fundraising shop: teaching you new skills and sharpening old ones. 

    You will learn:

    • The importance of an effective fundraising Case for Support.
    • Different kinds of fundraising streams, from Trusts and Foundations, individuals, corporates and statutory income.
    • Where to best focus your time to get the most effective fundraising return for your organisation.
    • How to undertake effective fundraising research.
    • Effective techniques to support application writing.
    • The key areas common funders are interested in and trends

    This ACED training will be delivered by David Johnson at Cause4. 25 places available so book early! 

    Book your free place


    This training is brought to you by ACED and is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

    An invitation to our next ACED meeting

    aced meeting

    Our ACED Network meeting is coming up in February. We’d love you to join us for the opportunity to meet with other East Devon creatives and organisations.

    Monday 27 February: 10.00-12.00
    Ocean, Queen's Drive, Exmouth EX8 2AY

    • Update from ACED Champions
    • Meet new Cultural Producer Sarah Elghady 
    • Clyst Valley Regional Park and East Devon AONB culture activities - Simon Bates, Anna Aroussi, Emma Molony
    • Discussion: Networking session and training needs

    Book your place

    Grant opportunities

    NFU Mutual Charitable Trust The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust provides funding for projects and initiatives which advance the education of young people within rural areas and promote the benefit and social welfare of inhabitants of rural communities by associating together with the inhabitants and local authorities, voluntary and other organisations to advance education and leisure. Deadline: 26.05.23

    British Ecological Society: Outreach Grants Grants up to £2,000 are available to individuals and organisations to organise ecological public engagement events. This includes, but is not limited to researchers, schools, museums, libraries and community groups. Deadline: 15.03.23

    New Start Devon: 12 hours' free support available for businesses, community projects, community buildings and individuals to develop an idea into an income-generating enterprise. 

    Other news

    Artist Needs' Survey: Artists' Benevolent Fund is undertaking a review to explore different ways to support those working in contemporary visual & applied arts & experiencing economic, social & other barriers in order to help them fulfill their creative potential. Survey takes just 10-15 mins. Take part in the survey

    About ACED



    Arts and Culture East Devon (ACED) is a forum connecting the artistic communities of East Devon and providing a central platform to engage, network, promote and talk about arts and culture across the region.

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