Cash for your Cause?

A one-day training in fundraising for local cultural and voluntary agencies

15th – 16th November 2022

Square Chapel

This intensive one-day training offered participants insights, ideas and inspiration in how to raise money for your cause, led by National Arts Fundraising School experts, Bernard Ross and Dana Segal.

They took attendees through practical tips and tools to secure cash from foundations, companies, and even individuals.
Attended by over 60 creative freelancers and volunteer fundraisers from grassroots organisations across Calderdale over the course of two days.
  • Key principles of fundraising
  • Standing out from the competition
  • What is a trust and foundation?
  • How to write a convincing proposal
  • Why do companies give-and why not?
  • Approaching a business for support
  • Public appeals-from collection boxes to crowdfunding

The response to the training was overwhelmingly positive, with satisfaction rating of 10/10.

Images: Harry Archer, Viewpoint Photography

About the tutors

The sessions will be lead by tutors from the national arts fundraising school, the UK’s leading agency offering training to arts, cultural and voluntary groups. You can kind out more about them here

About the Venue

Square Chapel is a multi-arts centre in the heart of Halifax. Square Chapel is a space that is safe and exciting, welcoming and experimental. It facilitates the creation of inspiring and empowering opportunities for the people of West Yorkshire and beyond to engage with quality art through shared experiences owned by artists and audiences.