In Focus

Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage delivers a series of ‘In Focus’ training sessions which cover one particular fundraising topic.

The Full Cost Recovery session explores both why, and how to approach this financial method for making sure your organisation, or project is appropriately costed, and therefore appropriate funding can be sought.

The Case for Support session explored the differences between case and cause and included a section on business planning as well as a case study presentation from the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust.  Find out more about the session by watching the video clip.

Crowdfunding for Arts & Heritage organisations is an Arts & Business Scotland training course which brings together participants from the arts and heritage sectors.  To see how the session works watch the video clip here.

We also have Crowdfunding top tips available to download here.

The Membership & Friends session takes an interactive look at the benefits of having a membership or friends’ scheme.  It includes plenty of practical guidance for heritage groups and organisations looking to establish their first scheme.  Find out more from the video clip.

Trust & Foundation fundraising is often a staple of a heritage organisation’s fundraising strategy.  Watch our video which covers two In Focus sessions delivered on research and applying to trusts & foundations for further information.

Legacy giving is growing in the UK and heritage organisations need to be exploring the possibilities legacy fundraising provides.  This ‘In Focus’ session looks at how to market a legacy campaign and the legal technicalities.  Watch this video clip to find out more.

Codes of practice for legacy fundraising are available on the Institute of fundraising website.

The Annual Giving session covers the wide variety of funding options available to heritage groups and organisations on an annual basis.  The session helps participants to identify the best sources of funding to meet their needs.  Further detail is provided in this video clip.

The Introduction to Sponsorship session is delivered by Arts & Business Scotland and provides a ten step process to successful partnerships with corporate organisations.

Three events with a focus on Copywriting for your case for support and featuring a case study presentation by a local heritage group/project were held in Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh.  This video provides an insight into the events held in Glasgow and Edinburgh with information from brand consultant and copywriter Allison Traynor.