National Estate Churches Network

Fundraising Guides and Webinar

Fundraising in less affluent areas

Ecclesiastical have some helpful fundraising resources on their website.

They have recently produced a guide giving specific help and assistance to churches fundraising in less affluent areas. It covers topics such as:

  • Making a community impact
  • Asking the community
  • Utilising the different ways people can give
  • Building a fundraising team
  • Finding donors outside of your community
  • How to write grant applications

They also have a list of grant funders that support churches and are currently offering grants.

Webinar – Funding Applications: A practical guide

Benefact Group have published a webinar with fundraising expert, Layla Moosavi from Directory of Social Change, who shares good practice for writing funding applications. The webinar covers:

  1. How to define funder priorities
  2. Key information you need to collate for your proposals
  3. What is the difference between what trusts and foundations need and what corporate sponsors need in written applications
  4. What is a Case for Support and how do you use it in your proposals?

You can find more funders and resources in the NECN directory.