This report relates to the setting up of a charitable trust to raise funds and support the work of Leeds Museums and Galleries (LMG). This is a key recommendation in a recent fundraising review commissioned by LMG in order to support the delivery of the service’s 5-year strategy (approved by the Executive Board on 16 March 2022).
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Decision status: For Determination
Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/11/2022
Decision due: 14 Dec 2022 by Executive Board
Lead director: Director of City Development
Department: City Development
Contact: David Hopes, Head of Museums and Galleries 0113 378 4047 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consultation has taken place over six months with staff and key stakeholders, including the Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education. This has been led by the Head of Service, and Catherine Longley, the consultant working with Good Fundraising Co. Ltd. on the service’s fundraising review (August – November 2022).
More recently, advice has been sought from colleagues in Finance and Legal, as well as colleagues in other local authorities and charitable trusts, particularly Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and Norfolk Museums Service.
Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education
Chief Officer, Culture & Economy
Group Leader, Heritage and Arts, Barnsley Council
Head of Development, Norfolk Museums Service
Head of Development at Norfolk Museums Service
Head of Legal Services & Deputy Monitoring Officer
Head - Property and Development, Leeds City Council
Finance Business Partner, Leeds City Council
Senior Management Team, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Chair, Leeds Art Fund
Secretary, Friends of Leeds City Museums
President, Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society
Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education