The On Board Project is exploring how to create amazing governance teams in the arts & cultural sector. With creativity at its heart, this project is designed to transform the way arts Trustees work together.


The Trustee Development Journey

It can be quite overwhelming being a new Trustee. It’s also hard to know when you’ve mastered it.

Our Trustee Development Journey Map helps you understand your existing strengths, skills and behaviours so you can map your development goals and plans.

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Survival Guide: Your First Trustee Meeting

Just become a new Trustee? About to have your first meeting? Not sure what to do? Don’t worry - we’ve got your back with our Survival Guide.

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Resources for Boards

Trustee packs are dense and they also don’t always feel relevant to arts and cultural organisations.

We’ve curated some of the best: blogs, tools, visual frameworks, and even conducted our own interviews with experienced arts Trustees, so that you and your board have plenty of resources to learn from.

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The facilitated session broke down barriers between the trustees immediately after being introduced for the first time […] Constructive, innovative & enjoyable.

— David Jenkins, Managing Director, The Old Courts


Our Team

Meet the people behind the training.