Irish arts fundraising grows by 15%

first_img  62 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Irish Arts Council funded organisations secured €8.6m in private investment in 2014, with 60% from philanthropy and 40% from sponsorship, according to a report by consultancy firm 2into3.Compared to 2013, voluntary income has increased by 17%, while sponsorship increased by 13%. The reported total private investment increase is 15%.Theatre and festivals were the predominant art forms receiving support. Between 2013 and 2014, private investment for festivals increased by 33%, while support for film and theatre increased by 30% and 28% respectively.Private investment included donations, corporate donations and charitable trusts and accounted for 7.8% of total turnover for arts organisations in 2014. The study is based on information submitted by 177 organisations.Large organisations (turnover over €800,000) experienced an increase in private investment income of 10% in 2014 when compared to the previous year. Voluntary income rose by 17%, while sponsorship showed no change.Medium organisations (€300,000 to €800,000) reported an increase in private investment of 45% compared to 2013. Voluntary income increased by 39% while sponsorship increased by just over 50%.For small organisations (under €300,000 turnover) private investment increased by 6%, voluntary income increased by 2% and sponsorship grew by 13%. Irish arts fundraising grows by 15% AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Advertisement Tagged with: arts Ireland Research / statisticscenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 14 September 2016 | News  61 total views,  1 views today Photo: Theatre seats by Ivan B Lebedev on Shutterstock.comlast_img