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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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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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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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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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10 May 2018

Odysseus Unbound in Geoscientist Magazine

Lovely to see such a terrific write-up of the work of Odysseus Unbound in the prestigious Geoscientist magazine, the monthly Fellowship magazine of the Geological Society of London - and such a warm and enthusiastic editorial. it's a pleasure to have worked with the trustees, and to see their peerless research moving them ever closer to Odysseus's homeland. Link here…
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