Resources - Finance

Applying for Grants for the Arts: Theatre Top Tips
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Applying for Grants for the Arts: Theatre Top Tips

Claudia West, Theatre Relationship Manager for the South East, has pulled together these top tips for applying for a Grants for the Arts from the Arts Council, based on his most "frequently asked questions" during the application process - these have also been recently updated for the new GFTA process.

Building Sustainability in Creative Ways by Dr Jonathan Gross
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Building Sustainability in Creative Ways by Dr Jonathan Gross

Dr Jonathan Gross was the keynote speaker at the house venue network day The Wisdom of Being Bold, held on 19 September 2017. His talk, entitled Building Sustainability in Creative Ways, explored the nature and value of cultural opportunity. This resource is the visual presentation that accompanied his discussion.

Jonathan is based in the department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King's College London, where he has recently co-authored two reports: Towards Cultural Democracy: Promoting Cultural Capabilities for Everyone (2017) and Caring for Cultural Freedom: An Ecological Approach to Supporting Young People’s Cultural Learning (forthcoming), and works with cultural organisations, audiences and 'creative citizens' in locations across the UK.

How to write a project budget
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How to write a project budget

Tips and a template from IdeasTap on how to write a budget and what to remember!

Sample artist contract
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Sample artist contract

A sample contract for hiring artists, based on the template used by makin projects [www.makinprojects.co.uk].

Sample deal structures for touring
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Sample deal structures for touring

A general outline of the standard deal arrangements for touring theatre productions in the UK.

Saving Money in Your Venue: Top Tips from Auditel
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Saving Money in Your Venue: Top Tips from Auditel

Auditel and house have come together to explore the top ways venues could be saving money. Auditel have been helping organisations reduce costs and boost profits since 1994.

Social Investment Tax Relief
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Social Investment Tax Relief

Independent theatre consultant, Sean Egan, explains social investment tax relief and what it means for arts organisations in this handy one-pager.

Theatre Tax Relief
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Theatre Tax Relief

Graham Suggett, of Creative Tax Reliefs, explains who qualifies, how to start the process, and what your company could be entitled to claim.

Things to remember when invoicing
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Things to remember when invoicing

Top tips for when you have to create an invoice, from our very own Invoice Queen and General Manager, Katie Williams.

Top tips for applying for Strategic Touring funding from Arts Council England
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Top tips for applying for Strategic Touring funding from Arts Council England

Michelle Dickson, Director, Touring, for Arts Council England has listed 14 tips to consider when thinking about applying for Strategic Touring funding.

Touring budget template
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Touring budget template

This template is a starting point from which to create a touring budget, and will help you to remember all-important costs such as insurance and PRS. Salaries in this budget are based on ITC rates as at September 2015.