Event Details

This event is running from 29 September 2021 until 29 September 2021. It is next occurring on September 29, 2021 4:30 pm

  • Upcoming Dates:

Early evening two-part programme. A chance to revisit key elements of the museum trustee role, or to explore them for the first time.

This programme takes place over two sessions, both at 4.30 – 7pm.

Wednesday 29 September and Wednesday 13 October. By signing up for this ticket you are agreeing to participate on both the dates.

It will look at the key responsibilities, financial obligations and fundraising expectations for Trustees. A one-stop shop to equip you with everything you need to know to be both successful and compliant with the law in your role as a Museum Trustee.

This programme is for new trustees, or for those looking to refresh their understanding of how to fulfil their role as a Trustee of their museum.

It will cover the fundamentals of a Trustee role, as well as covering the latest sector trends and developments, and new legislation and requirements as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

You will learn:

• The importance of trustees to the charity sector

• Governance models and strategic planning

• Financial management requirements

• Trustee responsibility for fundraising and income generation

This Trustee Programme is accredited by the Institute of Leadership & Management, so participants can opt to receive certification on completion of the course. This is a valuable way to demonstrate your continuing professional development and to showcase your commitment to becoming an effective board member. (A fee of £60 applies for accreditation and you arrange this directly with Cause4 – the organisation delivering the programme for SHARE)

Trainer: Michelle Wright (Chief Executive, Cause4)

Michelle trained at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and played the violin professionally. A chartered marketer, manager and fundraiser, Michelle founded Cause4 after leaving the London Symphony Orchestra. She holds an MBA from Hult International Business School and is a Trustee for Discover Children’s Story Centre.

Since setting up Cause4, Michelle has undertaken major strategic and business development projects, including campaign developments with a number of national charities and consultancy work for FTSE 100 brands, developing their cultural sponsorship programmes. Michelle also specialises in philanthropy, having recently developed a number of major philanthropy projects for charities and corporates, and having set up new philanthropic foundations for sports stars, artists and entrepreneurs.

Michelle’s training specialises in supporting Trustees to play an effective leadership role, support fundraising and drive organisational change.

Please login 5 minutes before the start time of each session

Duration:2.5 hours

More details will be sent out once you have registered for the event.

Please note, tickets are for museums located in the East of England* and registered within the Arts Council Accreditation Scheme. If your museum is not within these scheme and you wish to attend the training session, please email us. We may be able to make a paid place available to museums outside our region.

*Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire (Peterborough), Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk

If you have any further questions, you may find them answered on our FAQs page.  

Terms & Conditions:

For full details of our programmes conditions, see our Terms & Conditions on our website 

By booking a place on to SHARE Museums East Training Programme, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

  • That you are from an East of England museum which is in Arts Council England’s Museum Accreditation Scheme. Where this is not applicable you acknowledge that SHARE will facilitate your attendance if availability permits and that your organisation will pay any fees which may apply.
  • It is a condition of receiving this ACE funded training that the online evaluation sent to the email address provided at the point of booking is completed by the specified deadline. This deadline is in the email notification unless a paper evaluation is specifically requested and submitted on the day of the training session.
  • By booking a place you agree that you are booking as a representative of your organisation and should you cancel your booking without sufficient notice your organisation is responsible for paying the late cancellation fee of £50.
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