Case studies 1: International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)
– activities that enhance cultural diversity and strengthen cultural organisations
(e.g. Featuring local and regional sustainable markets)
– sustainable business plans dedicated to culture
Case Studies 2: funding in national level with European adjustments, organisation «Diazoma»
Citizens can contribute to the effort to promote the ancient theatres, through the special bank accounts of “piggy banks”, which are open for each theatre individually. Extensive use of social networks.
Fundraising and Cultural competence
❖Intercultural competence is an essential skill to build partnerships that rely on stability, integrity, and mutual understanding at a multicultural level.
❖Eradication of the discrimination between people with different cultural backgrounds.
❖It helps cultural professionals to deeply understand the mentality of their sponsors and to adapt their practices accordingly.
Cultural competence improves an organisation’s function and:
Fields of intercultural competence
According to statistical analysis the sponsor’s age affects the amount of sponsorship.
Usually, donors perceive the donation as a form of religious activity for ideological or religious reasons.
The national identity affects the sponsor’s communicational skills, volunteering perspectives, decision-making processes.
In many cases / countries, the gender of the sponsor influences the process of the financial transaction. Gender is also linked to the purpose of the sponsorship itself.
The educational and social background reflects sponsor’s mindset and underlines the collaboration’s progress. Organisations need to adapt the way that communication is conducted according to sponsor’s background.