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  • Blog
    20 Nov 2023 

    How can funders better support organisations working towards migrant justice?

    Shreya Gautam reflects on how funders can provide support beyond grants to organisations working working on migration, asylum and refugee issues.

  • Blog
    15 Nov 2023 

    Step It Up

    Step It Up explored the use of dance and kinaesthetic learning to support and challenge pupils to achieve their full potential, with support from the Teacher Development Fund.

  • Blog
    15 Nov 2023 

    Light Up School Learning

    Nic Bailey, headteacher of Victoria Park Primary School in Bristol shares his Teacher Development Fund journey which built upon an existing relationship with Travelling Light Theatre.

  • Blog
    15 Nov 2023 

    Wise About Words

    Headteacher of Arden Grove Infant and Nursery School, Sarah Waterfield, tells us about the steps she took to ensure that their Teacher Development Fund programme has a long and lasting legacy within her school.

  • Blog
    15 Nov 2023 

    How can school leaders support arts-based learning?

    Johanne Clifton, Teacher Development Fund Advisory Group Member and Director of Curriculum and Development for the Elliot Foundation Multi-Academy Trust, considers how senior leaders can develop a long-term strategic position around staff development, the arts and their vision for education.

  • Blog
    14 Nov 2023 

    How our work in India is evolving

    Sachin Sachdeva, our Director, India, outlines the considerations that have informed the new India Programme Strategic Plan 2023–33. He explains what’s changed and why, and what’s stayed the same.

  • Blog
    9 Nov 2023 

    Awards for Artists – A joyous affirmation of our belief in artists

    On 8 November, our Chief Executive, Moira Sinclair welcomed artists, composers, friends and colleagues from across the arts to our offices in London to announce and celebrate the recipient of Awards for Artists 2023. This blog summarises her opening words to the 200 guests who came together to mark this special event.

  • Blog
    13 Sep 2023 

    Exploring inclusive histories in polarised times

    Holly Donagh, our Director, Strategic Learning, Insight and Influence, reflects on new research from British Future that aims to equip practitioners in the arts and culture sector to explore inclusive histories in these polarised times.

  • Blog
    30 Aug 2023 

    Listen, Reflect, Act, Repeat

    Every four years, we ask our grantees and declined applicants to complete a survey asking about their perceptions of PHF, focusing on our impact; commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and our processes, interactions and communications. Our most recent survey was conducted in 2022 by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP).