Arts Fundraising School

Is 2023 the year to secure your place on the world's most intensive and innovative arts fundraising programme? Choose from three fabulous versions: Online, In Person or In Person Plus.

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The National Arts Fundraising School is the world’s most intensive and innovative training for fundraisers working in the arts and culture sector. Secure your place on the school and we guarantee results, developing your fundraising strategy and expanding your skillset, inspired by our team of outstanding programme leaders.
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Latest Blogs

Decision Science Arts Fundraising — Stair blocks on a green background

Putting the Science into the Art of Fundraising

23rd February 2023 by Bernard Ross

There’s a lot of flawed thinking and anecdotes that underpin much arts fundraising ‘best practice’ today. That’s why the National Arts Fundraising School, with support from Ogilvy Consulting and ACE, set up the world’s largest field1 experiment in arts and culture fundraising. Over six months we tested a whole range of fundraising techniques to establish […]

NAFS Team Expansion 2023 – New leaders and coaches

NAFS team expands in response to demand for fundraising skills and knowledge

20th February 2023 by Bernard Ross

National Arts Fundraising School director Bernard Ross welcomes four new tutors to the NAFS training and coaching team in response to increased demand from arts, culture and heritage organisations in the UK.

Harry Hadden-Paton as Professor Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle and Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering in My Fair Lady

Ten silly fundraising lessons from ‘My Fair Lady’

23rd May 2022 by Marina Jones & Dominic Haddock

Fundraising doesn’t have to be deadly serious. In this lighthearted blog two talented NAFS alumni — one now a programme leader — share their list of lessons from the show their company is currently delivering at the Coliseum in London. It’s loverly…


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