Contemporary Dance Trust Limited
Fundraising & Sponsorship Co-ordinator
Dance Trust consisted then of London Contemporary
Dance Theatre (out of whose ashes in the Nineties emerged
the Richard Alston Dance Company) and its associated
School and The Place Theatre in London.
I was employed as the trusts first in-house fundraiser,
to work closely with its director-general (and founder),
the late Robin Howard CBE (above), in conjunction with
its governors and directors, to maximise income from
sponsorship, grants and special events.
I serviced several high-status fundraising committees,
attended meetings of the board of directors, pitched
for sponsorship to the CEOs of several major companies
and was involved in the planning of benefits at the
London Hippodrome and the Commonwealth Institute.
The one that
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