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.
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.
Choose from three flexible options.
Choose your option
Fully flexible 5 week online programme, with interactive online sessions and 1-2-1 coaching.
Combine online learning with 5 intensive days residential and 1-2-1 coaching with one of our experts.
In Person Plus
All the benefits of the 5 day in person programme plus an onsite strategy day with a School expert.
The answer to your fundraising challenge
The five minute guide to NAFS
School Director Bernard Ross gives you key option information in 4 minutes 59 seconds.
Want to know everything in one place?
Download PDF timetables and information on learning structure for Online, In Person and In Person Plus.
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Our next programmes
2nd May - 13th June 2023
New autumn dates available soon.
1st-5th October 2023
9 spaces available
1st-5th October 2023
3 spaces available
Putting the Science into the Art of Fundraising
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 expands in response to demand for fundraising skills and knowledge
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.
Ten silly fundraising lessons from ‘My Fair Lady’
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…