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Frances Snowden

News
31 August 2018

We’re recruiting: Bid Writer & Researcher, part time

We are offering an opportunity for the right career-minded person to develop with us to become an exceptional fundraiser. The role is based in our light-filled eco-office in the South Lakes. The role will: * Help clients who seek funding; this includes researching and writing bids for funds from charitable trusts and grants * Provide opportunities to gain knowledge and…
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News
29 August 2018

New member of the team

We're delighted to welcome Bess to Tarnside, all the way from Scotland. Pictured here undergoing her induction with Tilly.
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News
31 July 2018

Helping schools make things happen

With such pressure on school budgets, fundraising and the support of PTAs is ever more essential. Yet when the funding required is substantial there's a risk of children and supporters working really hard to raise funds, and barely denting the target. People's enthusiasm diminishes, and pupils realise that they may leave before the goal is reached, and never enjoy the…
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Arts & HeritageClients
31 July 2018

Auckland Castle Trust

Auckland Castle is one of the UK’s most important historical buildings. In 2012 the Castle and its contents passed into the care of the Auckland Castle Trust, whose aim is to transform the palace from an unknown and almost unvisited private dwelling into a vibrant heritage attraction.
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ConservationResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Global Canopy

We have already lost half the world's rainforests, and deforestation continues at a horrifying pace. The complexities of the supply chain, and of the financial markets, mean consumers and firms are driving destruction, often unknowingly: it can be impossible to understand the ecological cost of the constituent parts of products. Without transparency, even those seeking to minimise impact will continue…
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Arts & HeritageYoung People & Learning
31 July 2018

FACT

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK's leading media arts centre. Based in Liverpool, it offers a unique programme of exhibitions, film and participant-led art projects. It is a real hub for the city, and its learning and engagement work reaches diverse sections of the city: school pupils learn to code and use cutting edge technology to…
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Arts & HeritageResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Odysseus Unbound Foundation

I am Odysseus, Laertes’ son, world-famed For stratagems: my name has reached the heavens. Bright Ithaca is my home: it has a mountain, Leaf-quivering Neriton, far visible. Around are many islands, close to each other, Doulichion and Same and wooded Zacynthos. Ithaca itself lies low, furthest to sea Towards dusk; the rest, apart, face dawn and sun. Odyssey 9.19-26 Though…
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Housing & Community
31 July 2018

Bay Search and Rescue

Morecambe Bay is the UK’s largest expanse of mudflats and sand, reaching from Barrow-in-Furness to Fleetwood. Surrounded by saltmarshes and estuaries, it is beautiful but deadly: there are large areas of quicksand which move day to day, and water can move in at over 10mph over the miles of bay. BS&R was formed to develop the right capabilities to rescue…
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ConservationResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Foundation for Common Land

Half our countryside was once Common Land – privately owned land over which people have rights of use, mostly to graze livestock. Today just 3% of England is Common Land, yet these areas have immense importance to those who use them, to the wider public and to our landscape and heritage.  Common Land makes up large sections of our most…
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News
20 July 2018

Training under way as ASHA Trust expands to Western Cape, S.A.

ASHA Trust have begun their expansion into South Africa's  Western Cape, starting in Franschhoek with plans to reach Limpopo. With substantial new funding over three years from the Genesis Trust in the UK, they are able to make a major step-change in their operations, starting work with 26 home creches initially. In these impoverished communities they will train women in…
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