Tips and Blogs

Tip: Respond to new funding opportunities

In response to Covid-19, grant making is very fluid right now with quick decisions. Trusts and foundations have added emergency funds, some may have changed their priorities. 3 things you can do: Keep an eye on grant makers for funding opportunities Record data Read more…

Coping with Covid-19 in the arts and heritage sector

Today, museums and galleries in England wait to hear if they can reopen from 4 July. The arts and heritage sector across the UK has been hit hard by Covid-19.  Galleries, theatres, heritage sites, visitor attractions and museums have had to close their doors, Read more…

Emergency funding is vital but how do organisations move forward from COVID-19?

Last year, Craigmyle Consultants, Siân Newton and Wendy Foreman developed and facilitated a one-day fundraising workshop for Central Southwark Community Hub based in Southwark in South East London. The demand, even before the pandemic, for Central Southwark Community Hub services – foodbank, holiday Read more…

Tip: In times of crisis, go to your friends first

Planning fundraising approaches in time of crisis? Don’t do cold marketing, start with your existing friends and supporters. #Covid-19 #charity fundraising advice #fundraisingtips

Planning for post-COVID fundraising

It’s not news that the charitable sector is struggling during this pandemic, with only a quarter of charities estimated to have enough reserves to last three months. The fundraising plans we created for 2020 have flown out the window, but the income targets Read more…

Covid -19 Checklist

Avoid hasty decisions and think holistically, across fundraising, marketing and communications. Develop a charity-wide response. Look after your staff and volunteers. All decisions must have this as the primary consideration. Keep funders informed and if you need to change/delay your plans for their Read more…

In response to Covid-19, grant making is very fluid right now with quick decisions. Trusts and foundations have added emergency funds, some may have changed their priorities.

3 things you can do:

  1. Keep an eye on grant makers for funding opportunities
  2. Record data on what you are doing to demonstrate impact
  3. Consider if you can adapt any of your current projects to meet new funding opportunities, as long as still true to your organisation and its work.

#Covid-19 #grantapplicationhelp #trustfundraisingstrategy #fundraisingtips