Tailored support and training to enhance and refresh your fundraising strategies.

Based on proven case-studies, our training is delivered via seminars, master classes, workshops and events. It covers all levels – from first-time fundraisers to sophisticated executive level strategies. Many of these services are free to members, while others are offered at a discounted or subsidised rate.

Free events for A&B NI Members. Book now:

  • Webinar: The Art of the Pitch


    31st January, 12.00pm – 1.00pm
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    Fundraising is about inspiring a potential sponsor or donor, timing your “ask” perfectly and telling a compelling story about your organisation. It’s about being open and responsive to the motivations and passions of those who might partner with your organisation. The Art of the Pitch webinar will help you to hone your pitch and learn how to sell your organisation to anyone at any time. To book your place, please email Kate Livingston on

  • Trusts & Foundations Symposium 2019

    6th February, 10.30pm – 12.30pm, 1.00pm  4.30pm 
    Riddel Hall

    Aimed at enabling informed applications to Charitable Foundations, our annual Trusts & Foundations Symposium offers the opportunity to hear key note speakers from leading UK Charitable Foundations, and to meet their representatives for a one-to-one surgery.

    This year we will host our 7th Trusts & Foundations Symposium. Over the years we have facilitated nearly 400 one-to-one funding surgeries for the Cultural Sector in Northern Ireland and welcomed a number of London based Trusts and Foundations to Northern Ireland.

    The Trusts & Foundations Symposium 2019 will take place on 6th February 2019 in Riddel Hall, Belfast. 

    A&B NI Arts Members will be notified via email when this event is open for booking. For more information, please contact Kate Livingston on 

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Arts & Business is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.