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13 May 2019

Emma Collins joins Tarnside

We're delighted to have Emma join us at Tarnside. She has already provided invaluable support for Lake District Calvert Trust as they developed their plans for an Acquired Brain Injury facility. Emma has a strong background in health, arts and community funding, and has a particular interest in effective impact assessment.
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11 March 2019

Award Nomination

Very pleased to be nominated in the Best Consultancy category at the Better Society Awards. The Better Society Awards recognise efforts that commercial organisations make to create a better society. It's a fascinating group of companies and projects, and we will keep fingers crossed until awards night...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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…