Applications for Fundraising Fellowship, Ireland Now Open for Organisations
Business to Arts is delighted to announce applications are now open for the third round of the 24-month Fundraising Fellowship, Ireland programme in partnership with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
Fundraising Fellowship, Ireland will offer two cultural organisations 50% part-funding toward the employment of full-time ‘fundraising’ or ‘marketing & fundraising’ professionals over a 24-month period. The recruited Fellows will be supported by a structured programme of training and mentorship with Business to Arts. The aim is to equip the recruited fellows and their cultural organisations with skills to build fundraising capacity in their organisations.
Grants will be for a maximum of €15,000 per annum over a 24-month period and are aimed at subsidising the cost of full-time or contracted (minimum two-year) Fundraising or Marketing & Fundraising Executive.
For Business to Arts and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, the overall objective of the Fundraising Fellowship, Ireland is:
- to continue and enhance prior investment by national and regional cultural organisations in the development of human resources and capacity building.
- to create stronger cultural organisations who are committed to long term sustainability, based on business minded planning and a cultural strategy.
- to facilitate cultural organisations in gaining knowledge so they can leverage and increase resources in a long-term and sustainable way thereby maintaining and improving their longevity.
- to address the 6 key barriers identified in the 6-year review of New Stream programme review 2016 http://www.businesstoarts.ie/newstream/.
Lime Tree Theatre and Music Network are organisations currently completing the programme. Past participants under Fundraising Fellowship, Ireland include Druid Theatre and Cork International Film Festival. Past participants under Fundraising Fellowship, Dublin include Helium Arts, Temple Bar Gallery + Studies & Fishamble: A New Play Company. Druid Theatre, Cork Film Festival and Dublin Theatre Festival.
Applications are now closed.
Fundraising Fellowship, Ireland is a partnership between Business to Arts & the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.