The perfect blend of creativity & business.
Each of our Co-Directors is an AFP Fellow and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy from the University of Leeds. As a trained musician, visual artist and theatre-maker, we bring a creative approach to our work.
Steph Graham FRSA
Steph is a multi-skilled visual arts expert. Working across grant assessment, project development, evaluation, fundraising and training, Steph has helped hundreds of artists to develop sustainable practices and worked with impressive organisations along the way including Arts Council England, Barbican, Manchester School of Art and Royal College of Music.
Steph is often found on the other side of the phone, talking potential clients through the different ways we can help them.
Dana Segal MInstF
Dana is our passionate performing arts expert. Having cut her teeth in administration, producing, marketing and fundraising Dana brings a broad range of experience from organisations including Roundhouse, Cockpit Arts and arebyte Gallery. Dana is also the Deputy Director of the National Arts Fundraising School which has supported over 1,800 organisations to raise £350M+ in the last 30 years.
Dana is often found on a train, heading to facilitate a session for one of our awesome clients.
Adam Cooper MBA
Adam is our music expert. As one of the youngest ever recipients of an Executive MBA from Durham University Business School, he brings significant commercial and corporate experience to the team. Adam has developed programmes, created business plans and fundraised for organisations including Sage Gateshead, Sound and Music and Skimstone Arts.
Adam is often found at his co-working desk, cooking up some new innovation ideas.