24 results for author: Louise Downing

Inspiring Fundraising

We've delivered thirteen Resourcing Scotland's Heritage events so far! Starting in July in Fife, we've now also been to Kilmarnock, Edinburgh, Inverness, Selkirk, North Berwick, Glasgow, Pitlochry and New Galloway.  Our expert fundraisers Pam Judson and Peter Thierfeldt have put together two comprehensive training courses covering the basics of fundraising from private sources ('Make it Happen') and developing a fundraising strategy for your heritage organisation ('Planning to Progress').  The demand for the courses has been so high that we've even delivered two additional 'Make it Happen' courses in Edinburgh and Fife. Feedback for the ...

Official Launch of Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage

Resourcing Scotland's Heritage was officially launched last night at an evening reception in Edinburgh. The event was attended by heritage groups and organisations who heard speeches from Andrew Fleming, Head of the Historic Environment Unit at the Scottish Government, Colin McLean, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland, David Watt, Chief Executive at Arts & Business Scotland and Ea O'Neill, Project Manager at greenspace Scotland. The event, held at the Grassmarket Community Project, marks the official start of the Resourcing Scotland's Heritage programme which begins with four 'Make it Happen' courses in July and August.  Visit the ...

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE)

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is currently raising funds for The Botanic Cottage Project which aims to address two key needs; the need to expand RBGE capacity to deliver practical learning programmes to schools and the need for proper facilities to support community engagement programmes.

Glasgow Women’s Library

Unique in Scotland, Glasgow Women's Library is a vibrant accredited museum, learning and information hub housing a lending library, archive collections (including the UK's National Lesbian Archives) and contemporary and historical artefacts relating to women’s lives, histories and achievements.

The Timespan Museum and Arts Centre

The Timespan Museum and Arts Centre in Sutherland is running a fundraising campaign called ‘Our Appeal’ a rural endowment project. Timespan was the first Social Enterprise partner with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), in this area. The organisation’s business planning process with HIE, financial reports, and the results of a report by SKS Scotland in June 2011 clearly evidenced that the annually reducing Local Authority funding, the reliance on arbitrary Trust funding and the business case for development indicate an annual income need for core costs of c.£27,000. While endowment schemes are not a new model they are one which has ...