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Frances Snowden

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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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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