Getting Digital Webinar: New Tools for Fundraising in the Cultural Sector

How the creative sector can use social media for fundraising and audience building

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Getting Digital Webinar: New Tools for Fundraising in the Cultural Sector

Amb:IT:Ion Scotland and Arts & Business Scotland to provide webinar explaining how the creative sector can use social media and mobile tools for fundraising and audience building.

Social media and mobile tools are great for staying in touch with friends, but how many creatives are exploring such tools to target their marketing and raise crucial funds? The joint Amb:IT:Ion Scotland and Arts & Business Scotland event offers arts organisations and creatives an unrivalled opportunity to hear how the power of new digital tools can be harnessed by the cultural and creative sectors.

Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) exists to engineer funding and expertise for the cultural sector, helping to sustain and increase business support and individual giving.

Amb:IT:Ion Scotland is a change programme for arts and culture in Scotland. Its aim is to help the sector achieve 21st century sustainability through implementing integrated IT and digital developments.

This webinar will investigate how best to use the web to profile and provide much needed funding streams to support creative projects of all scales, illustrating the power of social media and mobile tools and techniques to build audiences and raise profile.

Featuring expert speakers in their field, topics covered will include: how to use digital tools strategically for fundraising and building audiences, and news of a crowdfunding site for Scotland designed specifically for the cultural and creative sectors. Crowd-funding is the latest phenomenon by which artists and creatives are successfully raising funds online and engaging audiences and donors in a completely new way.

Suitable for creative organisations and entrepreneurs alike, the webinar will be available for all to view online both on the day and on demand after the event.

Date: 18 November 2011
Times: 10am -12.30pm
Speakers: Sarah Gee, Indigo Ltd. & Rachel Beer, Beautiful World

For more information and to watch online for free go to: www.artsandbusiness.org.uk/scotland or www.getambition.com

The webcast video will be available on-demand after the event on the Amb:IT:ion Scotland videos page.

Arts & Business Scotland is an operating name of Arts & Business Limited, a charity registered in Scotland (SC039470) and in England (274040)

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