Past Clients (Arts) 2015 - 2019
Sadler's Wells, Fundraising Specialist Support, October 2017 - April 2018 and May 2019 - August 2019
Working closely with Sadler's Wells Executive Director, I developed a major gifts case for support and assisted with a strategic review of the Development Department. I also assisted their Trusts and Foundations Manager with approaches to major foundations and conducting trust research.
1927, Fundraising Consultant, July - September 2018
I wrote a fundraising strategy for 1927, who had recently moved to Margate and were expanding as a company and wanted to grow their fundraising capacity to match their future ambitions.
Fevered Sleep, Fundraising Consultant, May 2018
I supported their Executive Director by writing a trust proposal for an upcoming project and conducting accompanying trust research.
Cambridge Arts Theatre Fundraising Consultant, November 2017 - December 2018
I wrote a case for support and fundraising strategy for Cambridge Arts Theatre's upcoming capital campaign to restore their auditorium. I also successfully recruited a Trust Fundraising Manager permanently to the Development Team.
Hackney Showroom, Fundraising Consultant, December 2017 - May 2018
I gave strategic fundraising advice to Hackney Showroom's Executive Team, including support with major trust applications.
Frantic Assembly Fundraising Consultant, October 2017 - December 2017
I conducted trust and foundations research allocating trusts that best suited Frantic's projects and developed proposals for funders selected in conjunction with Frantic's staff.
Kenneth More Theatre Fundraising Consultant, April 2017 - May 2017; January - June 2018
I devised a fundraising strategy and case for support for Kenneth More Theatre in conjunction with their Executive team.
Tricycle Theatre (now Kiln Theatre) Interim Director of Development, March 2015 - September 2017
Throughout this time I oversaw nearly £1 million being raised towards the Kiln Theatre's £6.5 million capital campaign, whilst maintaining revenue budgets. I also gave advice on trust strategy and wrote a successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid raising £250,000.
Bush Theatre Fundraising Associate Capital Campaign, January 2015 - June 2017
I oversaw the Bush's £4m capital fundraising target for their redevelopment, through writing the case for support and planning the fundraising strategy.
I took over as Interim Head of Development for the Bush Theatre from April until September 2016. Until June 2017 I was their fundraising associate looking after stewardship of capital funders.
Eclipse Theatre Development Consultant, December 2015 - April 2016 and September 2016 - January 2019.
I supported the Director and Producer of Eclipse Theatre with fundraising for their programme Revolution Mix, mainly through Trusts and Foundations and statutory funders.
I secured a £125,000 Arts Council England Catalyst grant for the company, part of which was devising a fundraising strategy for the company's future, in July 2016. I delivered fundraising training as part of this strategy to the company's staff.
Talawa Theatre Company Development Consultant, August - November 2015
I supported the Artistic Director and the Executive Director of Talawa Theatre Company to formulate a fundraising strategy for the company.
I developed a case for support for their work and researched potential funding prospects.