Fundraising Consultancy

Do you need help with your fundraising?

Philanthropy Company can help. Our fundraising consultancy team has decades of experience across diverse income streams – from early stage start-ups to multi-million pound campaigns.

We know fundraising can be overwhelming. You’ve got a brilliant cause and there is so much to be done, but there are rarely enough hours in the day. Are you looking for support with writing your major donor fundraising strategy? Do you need some help with hands-on bid writing for trusts and foundations? Are you just getting started with your big capital campaign?

Active hands-on fundraising

Sometimes you just need more hands on deck, whether it’s writing proposals and donor reports, keeping your major donors happy during a period of recruitment, or to support you with an upcoming gala. Our fundraising consultancy team is set up and ready to go – for as little or as long as you need. We have experience across a huge range of areas, so do get in touch to see if we can help you.

See our work: Prevent Breast Cancer | National Emergency Trust

Drafting a case for support

What is it that attracts donors to your cause? Have you clearly articulated it in your Case for Support? Don’t sell yourself short – successful fundraising needs a compelling Case for Support that is clearly articulated, persuasive to donors, and authentic to you. We love a bold vision. Our fundraising consultants can help you craft a persuasive Case, ready to share with your potential donors.

See our work with: Mary Rose Trust | St. Edmund Hall | Goalball UK 

Fundraising feasibility studies and campaign development

If you’ve got a capital project on the horizon, your Board might be looking to you to launch a fundraising campaign. Perhaps you are considering a big splash with a campaign target and an ambitious timeline – but what should you call it, how much can you raise, and when can you raise it by? Before you jump in,  consider how our fundraising consultancy services might help you scope out your resources and potential returns. Do you have strong evidence of need? Have you established a viable prospect base? Are your key stakeholders well informed and supportive of your ambitions? Do you have the time and in-house expertise to launch and sustain your campaign? A little preparation goes a long way. We can undertake a fundraising feasibility study for you, helping you create a campaign strategy that you’re comfortable with, your Board will support, and that will deliver the results you need.

See our work with: Northumbria University | Rambert School

Prospect research and pipeline development

Are you struggling to find enough prospects for your fundraising pipeline? Do your cold approaches meet with stony silence? Our prospect research might be able to help.  Good prospect research forms the foundation of major gift fundraising. Fundraising consultancy can help you find potential supporters, understand their  potential, and plan your approach. Once you have your prospect list, we can help you set up the systems you need to manage your pipeline and keep your team motivated and on track.

See our work with: Green Man Trust

Regular giving, membership and ‘friends of’ programmes, and alumni relations

Donations from your regular giving programme might be the only reliable source of income your organisation has. Your alumni, members, friends or supporters are the foundation of your fundraising. Our fundraising consultancy team can offer the tips, tools and techniques to help you look after this group of loyal supporters, helping to increase their number and grow their level of support over time.

See our work with: Canoe Foundation

Find out more on our fundraising consultancy offering

Our fundraising support usually contains a mix of the above services– scaled up or down according to your resourcing, priorities and need. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, just get in touch and we can talk it through together.  Find out how fundraising consultancy can help you achieve your fundraising plans and ambitions.

Contact us now to talk through your plans and ambitions and get to know us more.