Fundraising ideas and information

Other people who can help with Fundraising ideas and information

0845 300 6200 / 0161 300 6200 / 01273710659 (textphone)

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Information about arts council funding, lottery funding and lots of useful links to other art related things.
Plus useful information sheets on aspects of running an arts organisation, such as insurance, organising an event, setting up a business and working with communities.

They don't publish an email address. You have to complete the

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Big Lottery Fund run several grant programmes. Their website contains useful guidance on monitoring and evaluating your group's work. This can be used to help with reporting to them and other funders.

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Website has a range of information for cooperatives including information on Cooperative Community Interest Companies, and a Code of Governance for Workers Co-ops. They have a document available called Simply Legal which covers various legal forms and organisational types for community enterprises. If you register on the site, you can also use their Select a Structure tool.

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You can register your organisation with Easyfundrasing. Your supporters can then do their internet shopping with approx 600 retailers and a percentage of what they spend will be donated to your organisation.

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This website has details of 4000+ funders, plus advice, information and news. It is free to subscribe for organisations with an income below £100,000 pa.
They have a useful resource on steps to crowdfunding success

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Website where surplus essential goods from companies - toiletries, computers, clothing, furniture, bedding and books - rather than going to landfill, can be accessed by charities, service providers, community groups.

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Website with lots of fundraising ideas and guidance for volunteer fundraisers.

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You can use this website to look up the terms you might use to explain: What you want to achieve; What you do and what happens when you do it; How you know how well you are doing; What you need to do your work.

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Site where you can set up a webpage for people to donate to your charity, and enable you to receive Gift Aid. You have an online account where you manage your Gift Aid fundraising, and link buttons on your own website.

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Website with a wide range of information and advice on setting up and running community groups, charities and social enterprises.

Have a large number of very useful, easy to read information sheets on a range of subjects, including campaigning, fundraising and publicity.

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NCVO have a wide range of information on all aspects of running a community and voluntary group. They publish guidance on trustee liability and on insurance for volunteers and organisations, You can also ask questions about working in the community and voluntary sector. For example, how to recruit trustees, queries about employment legislation, or where to get a financial advisor.
NCVO's Workforce Project aims to share best practice on employment in the voluntary sector.

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This site provides a range of sample policies, successful fundraising applications, employment contracts and other information. To view the documents you have to register, but there is no cost.

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This website has a funding search facility and a funding news page, as well as information sheets on fundraising, applying for funding, writing business plans, and others. You need to register before you can access this information.