When you start thinking about funding and income for your group or organisation you need to ask three main questions.
You also need to think about all the different ways groups and organisations can get funding. This includes:
Then you need to start thinking about the balance of time and energy.
We recommend that all organisations create a plan of their funding and income targets. NCVO members can use the funding and income planner to do this.
This page was last reviewed for accuracy on 18 November 2020
My Funding Central is a new database of grant funding and social investment sources. This service is available to organisations with an annual income below £1m and is free for organisations under £30k.
NCVO offers a range of training options including live online, face-to-face classroom, eLearning and live webinar events.
Advice on writing your financial strategy and managing your budgets in line with it
Our latest blog posts on funding
Introduction to lots of fundraising methods including digital fundraising
Find out about the different organisations that can help you
Basic guidance and top tips and tricks for finding grants
One of the most common ways to get funding for your group or organisation is to apply for a grant. We have six articles that can help you prepare for your first grant application. More experienced fundraisers can use them too. It’s good to review the way you do things. Use the articles in order or start with the area where you need most help.
Practical tips on how to find the money you need for your group or charity
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