Deborah Parker
Fundraising is a large art of my job and having the skills that I developed through NAFS helped me to raise over £1.2 Million for community led cinema.
Deborah Parker

Chief Executive
Cinema For All

Who we are

Cinema For All is the national support and development organisation for community-led cinema: community cinemas, film clubs and societies. Since 1946 we have been helping communities across the country to develop and sustain the type of film screenings they want through a wide range of resources relating to screening films in the community.

How the NAFS team helped

If I hadn’t been on the National Arts Fundraising School, then raising £1.2 million would have been a much more difficult task for me, and as a small organisation we need all members of staff to be multi-skilled so that has helped me to develop the business to where we are now.

Linked Blog Entries

A journey through film and fundraising

27th May 2017

This guest blog is written by National Arts Fundraising School Alumna Deborah Parker, Chief Executive Officer at Cinema For All. We caught up with Deborah at a recent Alumni event and asked her to share her story since attending the School seven years ago: In 2009 I was working for one of the old Regional Screen Agencies in Manchester […]

Keep me up to date with the latest in arts and cultural fundraising

Sign up to receive news, insights and offers from =mc on the National Arts Fundraising School and other sector related content. Rest assured we’ll never, ever pass your details on to anyone else and your data is stored securely.