Funding Toolkit

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Having a fundraising strategy is key to survival for all Voluntary, Community, Charity and Social Enterprises. Ensuring that you comply with all legislation and codes of practice is vital to prevent irreparable damage to your organisation.

Below you will find some useful resources and links to ensure you develop a resilient and sustainable funding plan for your group.

Are you ready to fundraise? This template document can be edited for your use.

Our fundraising strategy This template document can be edited for your use.


Below are links to useful information on the legal requirements of fundraising:

Charity Commission

Fundraising Regulator for fundraising standards and code of conduct

Information Commissioners Office for data protection, GDPR, direct mail

The gambling commission covers all gambling, including ANY raffle not held and drawn at an event


As part of our funding toolkit we have also developed funding sheets, which provide details of funding directories and grant funding for particular projects and groups. These are supplied below:


Other useful resources and links for fundraisers include:

Charities Aid Foundation

Chartered Institute of Fundraising

The Foundation for Social Improvement


Small Charities Coalition

The Institute of Fundraising

These resources are updated regularly but if you require support not listed here please contact

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