David Johnson has been appointed head of programme at Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy. Johnson is one of three new appointments announced by the organisation.
Johnson joins from the Albany Theatre in Deptford, South London where he was previously head of development. A member of the Institute of Fundraising, Johnson was also previously head of business development at the Arts Centre Stockton.
He has already been involved with Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy as a voluntary regional fundraising coordinator for London.
To celebrate the success of the course and the accomplishments of our most successful alumni, the first Trustee Leadership Programme Alumni Event has been launched, taking place on March 28th 2018 at 6pm.
The event will be a chance for you to meet fellow Trustee Leadership Programme participants who are now Trustees, and to explore experiences to date. We will also hear from a distinguished panel of speakers on the pressing topic of Myth-busting for smaller charities: ethical investing and financialmanagement.
The past three years has been the most turbulent period for our arts organisations and charities. Having emerged from the fundraising scandals of 2015 with public trust starting to be rebuilt, we find ourselves now facing serious problems of sex scandals across the non-governmental organisation sector. And then there was the dubious fundraising practices of the President’s Club.
In this article, HR Grapevine discusses why everyone, including leaders, should find a professional mentor to support their career progression.
In it, Michelle comments that the 'disruptive' nature of mentoring is important, saying:
“While it is important that the relationship be one of mutual respect – and where conversation and time spent together can be enjoyed – it is also very useful to be mentored by someone who works outside of your immediate industry - having a different background means that your worldview can be adapted.”