External Resources

BAFM Information Sheets

The British Association of Friends of Museums provides a large selection of PDF documents covering such topics as preparing grant applications, dealing with the media, newsletters, fund raising, etc.

Fundraising Q & A

Cynthia Armour is a Certified FundRaising Executive (CFRE) who is a member of our board and a monthly columnist for Charity Village. She writes practical essays based on questions readers submit about fundraising. You can access the complete collection here. They are a quick read and should be shared with your board and volunteers. If you’d like to submit a question, you can write to her at answers@elderstone.ca.

WFFM Publications

The World Federation of Friends of Museums offers a basic guide on How to Start a Friends’ Group. A hard copy of this pamphlet in English, French, and Spanish is available from CFFM. To request a copy, contact CFFM.