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Frances Snowden

News
1 February 2019

New ABI Rehabilitation Centre at Lake District Calvert Trust

We were delighted to work with Lake District Calvert Trust once more - this time on fundraising for an innovative rehabilitation centre for people who have suffered life-changing brain injuries. Calvert Trust have always led the way in accessible adventure and this project promises to be truly pioneering in terms of how we help people recover from brain injury. This…
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News
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…
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News
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…
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Arts & Heritage
28 November 2018

Chetham’s School of Music

Chetham’s, the renowned music school in Manchester, had the opportunity to develop adjoining land and create cutting edge facilities, but £36 million would be required. This ambition was far beyond the reach of a local campaign. The Feoffees (trustees) needed not only to appeal to civic pride, but to establish the school’s national standing in the music world and significance…
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Housing & Community
31 October 2018

Cheshire Community Foundation

“If you can walk away from a landing, it's a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it's an outstanding landing”* A common perception of Cheshire is that it’s a county full of expensive cars, champagne and luxury homes. However there is a less glamorous side: poverty, deprivation, isolation and loneliness. Community Foundations help philanthropists invest in…
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News
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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News
31 October 2018

Newest AIM Associate Suppliers

It's a pleasure to join AIM as Associate Suppliers. AIM supports independent museums, galleries and heritage organisations across the UK, making their voice heard and supporting development and best practice. It's a powerful voice for independent and often smaller organisations, ensuring policy-makers and funders are aware of what this sector achieves and needs. The sector itself is important to our…
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Healthcare & NHS
31 October 2018

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest hospital trust in the Tees Valley with two acute hospitals and services in community hospitals across the area, including the Friarage and East Cleveland Hospital. Much beloved by the community, the hosptial's charity is well supported and able to fund developments major and minor across its sites. Like many NHS Trusts,…
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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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