Fundraising and financial support
The organisations listed below offer a range of fundraising and finance support, including mentoring, training, online guides and other website resources. Click the orange links to find out more.
See Finding Potential Funders for lists of funders.
Funding For All
Thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund, Funding For All are now inviting enquiries for their Fundraising Mentoring Programme. Open to small charities & VSCEs across Kent & Medway, they specialise in bid writing skills, funding strategy, marketing, tendering, legacies plus more.
Have an excellent resource: All about Grants – six articles that can help you prepare for your first grant application.
Chartered Institute of Fundraising
Support fundraisers through leadership and representation; best practice and compliance; education and networking. They have lots of free resources on their website around fundraising.
Charity Excellence Framework
Have a Finding Funders Database enabling you to click through to a huge range of funders and a COVID19 Response Toolbox to create your strategy, fundraising and financial sustainability and recovery plans. Find out more.
Directory of Social Change
Have lots of information on their website, run regular training and produce a newsletter.
the Foundation for Social Improvement (the FSI)
The FSI offer free membership to charities with an income of less than £1 million. Members can benefit from online training, resources and in normal times, they run a range of conferences and training events.
Have articles and training about fundraising on their website.
Information, resources and tools designed to support charities and social enterprises navigating COVID-19.
Charity Finance Group
Have lots of resources, membership from £76.
Have guidance on managing financial difficulties during the crisis.