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Our Trust Fundraiser programme often isn’t just about training and mentoring. It sometimes involves looking at potential stumbling blocks that might have or will cause problems when it comes to approaching charitable trusts and foundations.
Working in the world of fundraising can place a huge amount of strain on mental health. Whether it’s the emotional drain of the charity’s end goals, or the knocks-on-effects of unsuccessful bids for trust/foundation fundraising, it’s important to look at the bigger picture and the contribution and results still achieved. There are many successes and many successful applications.
Excelsior Trust shares how the experiences of Callum and Eleanor’s time onboard the 101 year old sailing smack has helped their own metal health. Helping them to feel self-belief and motivation once again and build their self-esteem.
Living costs are massively rising with inflation climbing at the quickest pace since the 90s. The knock-on effect of major economic challenges, such as the pandemic, Brexit, and the energy crisis, is leaving many in turmoil. Those with limited income are desperately trying to find ways to accommodate for price hikes in everyday essentials. Charity support will be in greater demand, but what does this mean for a sector which relies on donations and fundraising?
Charitable trust and foundation fundraising has long been the place for those unsung hero fundraisers who work tirelessly in the background underpinning many a charities income. It’s often seen as unexciting when compared to those engaged in securing big gifts, corporate support, and events income.
We recently uploaded a blog talking about the Importance of Digital Marketing for charities and how we ourselves have been embracing the online opportunities to help our clients. We asked our Marketing Consultant to talk through some of the most important digital marketing channels to include in your charity’s marketing plans in 2022.
As we approach the end of another year filled with uncertainty, we can all say that much has been learnt over the past two years since the Covid-19 pandemic hit our shores. One element which remains a clear and consistent message for all sectors, including Non-profits, is that communication remains key. However, communication methods have changed and embracing these changes have been important for us and our clients alike.
Since the beginning of 2021, the Felton team has helped raise an impressive £2.5 million across an extensive list of clients. These funds have made so much of a difference, especially to those working on community projects in their local areas as support throughout the pandemic and beyond.
Passion is a value which each member of the Felton team has in abundance. It’s important to feel the same level of passion about the charity we are working alongside as the charity’s employees themselves. Our colleague Amanda has built such an amazing relationship with Age Concern North Norfolk, she now actively volunteers by taking part in the ‘befriending call’ service.
Charities continue to see an increase in the demand for their services as the pandemic continues while others are still witnessing a significant decrease in their income. Coronavirus has impacted the charitable sector massively, but what support is available to help raise funds and remain operational? Let’s look at how a charity fundraising consultancy can help bridge the gap.