Training and Events

Opportunities and training with a small coloured logo in the title, are those that have been organised, funded and facilitated by the South East Museum Development Programme.

Show me the Money, Oxfordshire

Thursday 24th January 2019

Time: 10:00-16:00

Location: River and Rowing Museum, Oxfordshire

A training day focusing on the practicalities of applying for grant funding, fundraising and writing funding bids. The focus of the day will be on 4 key fundraising themes – resilience, capital development, reactionary and environmental.

The basics of fundraising

  • Understand the basic principals of fundraising, approaches to funders and the key considerations
  • relating fundraising.
  • Understand how to develop a project and create a fundraising plan.
  • Feel increased confidence in how to approach funders and how to write successful and realistic funding bids.
  • Have access to sign-posted resources relating to grant awarders and funders, as well as associated information.


Fundraising masterclass

  • Have an overview of diverse approaches to funding projects from many sources.
  • Understand capital redevelopment fundraising and the challenges involved with this.
  • Have an overview of fundraising relating to the care and repair of Historic Buildings, and the
  • specialist funders and networks involved.
  • Understand environmental sustainability and the impact this can have on cost saving efficiencies.

How to book

Please book your place by completing this booking form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ADU0V/
To ensure fair distribution, only one representative from each museum can book a place on this training
course. Additional bookings from the same museum will go on to a reserve list. Places on this training
course will be confirmed by email.

To view the training programme for the day, click on the link below. 

Training Programme - Show me the money!