Wednesday 22 September, 2pm
Online with Zoom (90 mins)

Sign up now for this session to discover and learn more about fundraising, which will be led by specialist consultant Ellen McGuinness; free for Film Hub Midlands members who are keen to learn more.

Leading this workshop will be Ellen McGuiness – an experienced grant funding specialist and consultant, who has worked extensively in the film exhibition sector; she is well-versed in the landscape of fundraising.

In this workshop Ellen will cover:

  • How to research funders
  • Telling your story and proposal writing
  • Budgets
  • Finding contextual information to strengthen your proposal
  • Applying to funders with a broad remit outside of film
  • How the covid-19 pandemic has affected grant funding priorities

About the facilitator

Ellen McGuiness is an experienced fundraiser, who specialises in grant fundraising. Ellen has worked as a freelance consultant for three years, and previously worked for the BFI in a fundraising capacity for several years. Working across the arts and heritage sector, Ellen has a special interest in film – especially education and inclusion projects!

Ellen’s clients include BFI, FilmBath, Film London, Into Film, Birds Eye View Film, Renaissance Studios and Shobana Jeyasingh Dance. 

We are committed to accessibility and we will do everything we can to remove possible barriers to attendance so please let us know how we can make the experience as useful and comfortable as possible through the sign up form.

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