These three organisations have all – in different ways – embodied the Dynamism Investment Principle by diversifying their income streams, allowing them to build up funding for longer-term and strategic things; like new permanent staff, and research and development.
Live Theatre in Newcastle could see “the writing on the wall” in terms of the future direction of funding: year by year there is less and less of it. They worked with a consultant to plan strategic investment in 3 enterprises instead
x-church, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire In 2005 Marcus Hammond saw an advert for sale of the deconsecrated Church of St. John the Divine in his local newspaper. He bought it for £75,000, using funds left after his father died. Hammond’s father was a church architect, and before his passing he surveyed and drew up plans for the […]
For their work in comprehensively, rapidly and successfully digitising their programme of courses, sustaining a stable income stream through the Covid-19 pandemic, Arvon were recently shortlisted by the Digital Culture Network for a Digital Culture Award for Income Generation through 2021. Since the 1960s, Arvon has been famous for their week-long residential writing courses at […]