How to fundraise successfully

  • Successful Fundraising, Friday 5 February, Whitechapel Gallery

    Whitechapel Gallery patron trip to Lypiatt Park, 2015

Past Event


This event was on Successful Fundraising

Led by Whitechapel Gallery team members Darryl de Prez and Alexandra Lawson, this course focuses on the challenging and vital role of the Development professional, offering essential guidance that could be applied to working in small and large-scale organisations. The day will look at different fundraising strategies and models including:

  • Identifying, researching and cultivating donors
  • Individual Giving
  • Trusts and Foundations
  • Corporate development
  • Fundraising Events

10am – 5pm
Lunch and refreshments included

The Art Fund supports this ‘How to: Inside the Gallery’ series by offering a number of fully funded places per course for curators and museum and gallery professionals. The deadline is 18 December 2015, to apply, head to the Art Fund Website.

Darryl de Prez

Head of Development at the Whitechapel Gallery, Darryl de Prez has over 20 years’ experience in fundraising and development, having worked at a range of charities and arts organisations including the National Trust, the Serpentine Gallery and English National Opera. Darryl is Alumni Ambassador at the Courtauld Institute, advising students on careers in arts development.

Alexandra Lawson

Alexandra Lawson has significant experience of fundraising across the cultural sector, specialising in the management and safeguarding of corporate partnerships and programmes. She is Corporate Development Manager at Whitechapel Gallery, previously worked as a freelance consultant, held senior development positions with the British Museum and Natural History Museum, and worked for a number of years with the Royal Court Theatre and Tate.

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