Good Governance Consultation at the Spitfire & Hurricane Museum
Find out how the Spitfire & Hurricane Museum reviewed their governance and as result, have now improved their policies and plans and have moved to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO).
Hampshire Solent museums’ ‘Orphan Collections’ project in partnership with Portsmouth University’s School of Law
In 2013-14, the Hampshire Solent Museum Development Programme brokered an opportunity with the University of Portsmouth’s Masters in Corporate Governance and Law programme, whereby postgraduate students volunteered in museums, working with staff and trustees work to identify priority collections with unclear ownership or loan arrangements, to conduct relevant research to establish title, and to help the museums to fully understand the legal parameters and their possible courses of action in relation to their orphan objects.
An Energy Audit for the Guildhall Museum, Rochester
Guildhall Museum in Rochester has implemented a range of initiatives to monitor and reduce utility consumption and spend, following an Environmental Audit by the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC funded by the South East Museum Development Programme.
A Vision for Sittingbourne?
Swale Museums Group created a sub group, ‘Sittingbourne Heritage Steering Group’, to develop an options appraisal and vision in relation to the allocation of the Section 106 funds to the heritage organisations of Sittingbourne.
National Arts Fundraising School residential course: Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
A week-long residential course attended by the Curator of Historic Collections at Worthing Museum and Gallery, with the aim to increase knowledge of different funding sources, including major donors, trusts and foundations, individual giving, sponsorship and legacies.
Clore Leadership Short Course: Towner, Eastbourne
A residential leadership development course attended by the Head of Contemporary Programmes at Towner.
National Arts Fundraising School residential course: Pallant House Gallery
A week-long residential course attended by Head of Development at the Pallant House Gallery, with the aim to increase knowledge of different funding sources, including major donors, trusts and foundations, individual giving, sponsorship and legacies.
Regional Sustainable Volunteering Project
This project aimed to give museums significant learning about good practice in volunteer management; increased knowledge, skills and understanding of key individuals able to influence change; volunteers are aware of the museums’ focus on the importance of involving and recognising their contribution.