Project information

Balance the Books

To raise sufficient income from donations annually to bridge the gap between income and expenditure to achieve sustainability.

July 2017 - January 2018

Charity information: The Budleigh Salterton Arts Centre and Museum

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  • Need


    Sustainability of this heritage asset for future generations


    By drawing attention to the annual shortfall in funding for this sometimes taken-for-granted heritage asset, supporters will be encouraged to donate on a regular basis

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To raise £5,000 annually to balance the books


    » Galvanise supporters to donate generously

    What success will look like

    By balancing the books at the end of the financial year

  • Impact


    Sustainability of the heritage asset for future generations


    Failure to raise sufficient funding from donations. The funding shortfall will need to be met by drawing on capital funds.


    Donors will be informed by the museum's quarterly newsletter.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £5,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £2,800 Insurance Cost Insuring heritage assets for the benefit of future generations
      £2,200 Energy Costs Maintaining environmental conditions to ensure the conservation of collections
  • Background


    The Budleigh Salterton Arts Centre and Museum is housed in a Grade 2 Listed early-19th century thatched 'marine cottage orne' in Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 6NP


    Inhabitants and visitors to the town and villages of the Lower Otter Valley, East Devon. In particular, children from local schools who benefit from our education outreach programme.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Read more about the Charity running this project.