Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips on trust fundraising for charities.
Independent funders don't collaborate enough and are unfit for purpose, according to a recent report and a hard-hitting blog by social investment specialist Jake Hayman (pictured). Susannah Birkwood gets the responses of three trust leaders
Did the Charity Commission go too far in appearing to fetter the funding decisions of a charity's trustees? Susannah Birkwood and Stephen Cook report
The charity has opted for a bright and simple document which revolves around the theme of independence
The grant-making arm of landfill operator Veolia gives between £4m and £5m a year to community and voluntary organisations that benefit communities living near landfill sites
Paul Streets, chief executive of the foundation, talks to Jenna Pudelek about its new grant-making strategy
The learning disabilities and autism charity decided to present its report in the form of a travel blog
Helen Vost, director of fundraising at the charity that supports young people through sports, takes us behind the scenes of the fundraising team
Cathryn Pender, grants director at the trust, talks to Jenna Pudelek about funding organisations that improve the lives of children through education
Nicola Pollock, director of the foundation, says the organisation has reviewed its application process to make it more focused
Sian Edwards, director of the trust, says it looks for inspirational founders that have strong ideas
Sam Grimmett Batt, grants officer at the foundation, says the organisation likes funding proven projects that have been working for a long time
Sharon Witherspoon, director of the foundation, talks to Jenna Pudelek about how it looks for clear evidence in funding applications
Sarah Robinson, manager of the community fund, says projects have got to have an impact on the local community
Nicholas Ford, director of the trust, tells Jenna Pudelek why it doesn't have long application forms and prefers to talk to people directly
Annika Small, the trust's chief executive, talks to Jenna Pudelek about how it gives grants to projects that innovate with technology
The foundation supports charities and projects with grants ranging from £1,000 to more than £1m
Robert Dufton, director of the foundation, talks to Jenna Pudelek about how the organisation is marking its 25th birthday
Dawn Austwick, the organisation's chief executive, talks to Jenna Pudelek about why the foundation is focusing on niche funding
Jenna Pudelek finds out why the foundation is taking a proactive approach to 'venture philanthropy'
Jenna Pudelek finds out why a change of focus means the foundation funds more than just the arts
Chief operating officer Trudy Kilcullen tells Jenna Pudelek about investing £7m per year in projects for young people
Chloe Stothart finds out why the Dulverton Trust prefers to give grants to smaller organisations
Georgina Naylor, director of the trust, tells Chloe Stothart that it often tries to back hard-to-fund causes
The late Nigel Doughty talks to Sophie Hudson about leading a corporate and family charitable foundation
Sir Peter Lampl tells Sylvia Rowley that he likes to fund projects that are scalable
Our columnist encourages funders to develop more 'charity-friendly' application processes
Jo Mackie, chief executive of the trust, tells Sophie Hudson that charities should have the key competencies you would expect from any successful business
Angela Seay, director of the foundation, tells Sophie Hudson that the organisation received 3,000 applications for funding last year
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