Almond Tree Strategic Consulting helps charities and social enterprises develop and implement fundraising strategies and plan, including help with bid writing and tender preparation.
Perhaps the most pressing need for most charities is money, particularly with the severe reductions in public sector funding over the last decade or more. Where will your funding come from and how do you go about getting it? There is no such thing as easy money.
ATSC can help you develop your fundraising and income generation strategy and plans, exploring all the viable options and identifying which are most likely to work well for you. We can help develop detailed implementation plans and even help project manage their delivery.
We offer a specialist bid writing service, with a proven track record of success. Whether you are seeking a few thousand pounds from small family trusts, bidding for a large grant from the Big Lottery or large charitable trusts and foundations or tendering for public sector contracts worth hundreds of thousands, even millions, we can help you.
Julian, our Director, is a member of the Institute of Fundraising, holding the Diploma in Fundraising Management, and has so far helped to raise over £160m for charities and social enterprises. We are registered with the Fundraising Regulator and listed in the Institute of Fundraising Directory of Fundraising Consultants.
Here’s what a couple of our clients have to say about how we helped them develop their fundraising plans and capability:
“CCS first engaged the services of Almond Tree Strategic Consulting Ltd in Autumn 2015. Julian’s areas of expertise are many and varied – supporting CCS with strategic planning/development and bid/tender writing (to the tune of almost £1.4m). He is a critical friend, offers insightful and relevant commentary and his understanding of the sector is second to none. It is an absolute privilege to work with Julian.”
Keeley Rudd, Chief Executive, Community Council for Somerset
“Julian provided a short consultancy to assist Amersham Band in putting together a fundraising strategy. His expertise and knowledge proved to be invaluable; he identified the key points and benefits of our project, researched potential funders and drafted examples for funding proposals. I would highly recommend him.”
Fred Harrison, Chairman, Amersham Band