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20 December 2018

Christmas arrives early!

Quite the week this week, hearing two clients have secured the major grants they neeed to reach their target and breathe life into their plans! In Cumbria, a series of large pledges arrived within the space of a week, meaning a new rehabilitation centre for people with Brain Injuries will take shape in 2019. Down in Somerset, an inspirational special…
5 December 2018

How do you write an effective Case for Support?

The Association of Independent Museums asked us to contribute to their bulletin with a piece on how museums can best articulate their need for funding. This is it: Charitable trusts receive many times more applications than they can ever fund: to be successful you will need to do much more than meet criteria. One document setting out your plans and…
31 October 2018

Pitch taking shape at Heathbrook School

We worked with the PTA at Heathbrook School recently: they wanted to raised £130,000 to create a new atsroturf at the school for pupils and the local community. We were able to focus on the major grants, leaving the PTA team to lead on community fundraising and local engagement. As a result all the funding fell into place in time…

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