New trustees for arts education grant-making foundation

New trustees for arts education grant-making foundation

At a glance


  • Legal
  • Data protection / GDPR
  • Research (qualitative / quantitative)
  • Teaching / Education


London, W1W 7LT
Mainly at home
Travel limit? The trustees should be able to easily travel to Central London for Trustee meetings


Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or 1-3 hours / week
The trustees are expected to attend 4 Board meetings a year, plus strategic and learning visits in London, and other work conducted by email.


19 Aug 2024

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Enthusiastic new Trustees sought to join our grant-making charity which provides grants to art students and arts outreach programmes through academic institutions in Greater London, at an exciting time of growth and modernisation.

What will you be doing?

The RFSA Foundation is increasing it's Board of Trustees, to help implement an updated new strategy and increase our future impact on widening access to arts education in Greater London. A board of trustees is a group of people with overall responsibility for the management of an organisation. Board Members normally do not deliver the work of an organisation. They set the overall direction, approve budgets and support staff by talking through new ideas, and progressing existing plans. The Board has ultimate responsibility for the governance and strategic direction of the organisation to achieve its charitable objectives.

What are we looking for?

We are seeking two new trustees with expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Further Education
  • Academia
  • Legal

Experience of the charity or grant making sector is desirable, alongside a passion for the arts. 

What difference will you make?

The Trustee Board direct the affairs of the charity and set its strategy, a diverse, engaged and knowledgeable Board ensures the charity can fulfil its mission of making arts education accessible to all.

Before you apply

To apply for this role, please supply the following:

  • a short introductory statement demonstrating your motivation for applying forthis role;
  • supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and experiencematch the requirements of the role;
  • a CV including details of your achievements in each role, including details of two referees (who will not of course be contacted without your prior knowledge or consent).

The closing date for applications is 19th August 2024.Interviews expected to take place in September via video call.

  • Arts
  • Education
  • Organisation type: 

    The mission of the RFSA Foundation is to widen access to the arts, design and associated professions by supporting those who might otherwise be unable to start or stay in further and higher...