Dominic Smith






Dom is a specialist in corporate fundraising with experience across all areas of private sector engagement. His skills include new business and pipeline development, employee engagement, sponsorships, long term strategic partnerships, corporate foundation grants, charity of the year, cause related marketing partnerships and developing growth strategies.

Dom started his career establishing corporate partnerships as an income stream at Restless Development. As head of team and corporate partnerships globally, he designed and executed a strategy that saw income from corporate partnerships grow from virtually nothing to a team raising over £500k per year. During his time at Restless Development, he specialised in partnerships bringing in vital unrestricted income to the organisation.

Dom has held a number of other corporate fundraising roles and consultancies for national charities and international development NGO’s including Young People Cornwall, Tanzanian Children’s Fund and most recently ActionAid UK. At ActionAid, he was a Senior Private Sector Partnerships Specialist in a small award winning team, raising over £1.4 million a year. A highlight from his time there was securing a partnership with McCain worth £1.5 million.