Sustainable funding: 4 main funding streams for charities and community groups

In a recent series of ActionFunder workshops, Corinna Hartwig (aka The Funding Dr) took us through where to access funding, addressing each key pillar in turn. While Grant funding (pillar two) is a great way to generate income for individual projects, it’s important that your organisation’s funding strategy includes a mix of pillars. These might […]

10 tips for funding success

We’ve seen hundreds of funding applications. And we’ve spoken to hundreds of people trying to find funding for their charitable projects. These 10 top tips are the result of everything we’ve learnt. Keep them in mind when you’re trying to get funding on ActionFunder, or anywhere else! Don’t forget that applying for funding on ActionFunder […]

How to budget for success

In a recent workshop, Corinna Hartwig (aka The Funding Dr) explained how to build a funding strategy that sets you up to economise and budget for success. Watch the workshop recording and have a look at the slides from the session to get to know your capital costs from your revenue costs and come away […]

(Climate) actions speak louder than words

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Climate conference vs climate action November was a big month for the climate. But while the world’s leaders gathered at COP26 to debate and plan climate policy, we’re keen to see real action as well as words. We need actions on the ground to build a decarbonised economy and revive thriving natural habitats. Communities are […]

Newsflash: Giving is Good (for business)

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It’s official. Giving back locally isn’t just good for your community. It’s good for your business too. We’re talking not only a better world around you, but also better hires, happier staff and bigger profits. Here are just a few stats to ponder: • 83% would be more loyal to a company that helps them […]