Think Pieces

Thoughts about business planning, fundraising, income generation and more.

Imposter Syndrome 2/3 – Critical Thinking

In the first of these three pieces I argued that Imposter Syndrome in the cultural sector is both pervasive and...

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Imposter Syndrome 1/3

My first job after university was rather unexpected for someone who had recently completed a master’s degree in Contemporary Writing......

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Achates Recruits: Orange Tree Theatre are recruiting for a Development Manager OR Development Officer

OT is looking for a Development Manager OR Development Officer to join them at the beginning of a new growth-oriented...

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Achates Recruits: Women’s Prize Trust are recruiting for a Development Director

The Women's Prize Trust are looking for a strategic, tenacious, and collaborative Development Director......

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In-Kind: As Achates celebrates its tenth birthday we consider how in-kind support is an under valued opportunity

As Achates celebrates its tenth birthday we consider how in-kind support is an under valued opportunity......

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Change

For many of us the month of September has marked the beginning of something new... The turning of a new...

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Joy – rediscovering the joy of working in culture in challenging times

rediscovering the joy of working in culture in challenging times...

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Cultural Capital – The need for a transparent framework for the redistribution of funding

The Arts Council England's Private Investment in Culture Survey that tells us how much voluntary income comes to the Cultural Sector....

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The Arts Council’s Private Investment in Culture Survey 2019

The Arts Council England's Private Investment in Culture Survey that tells us how much voluntary income comes to the Cultural Sector....

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How do cultural organisations raise money?

Six top tips for building fundraising capacity from our Catalyst:Evolve programme evaluation...

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