To some people fundraising is all about grants and writing applications, whilst to others it involves something slightly wilder and wackier.  The variety of ways to raise money can be overwhelming but careful planning and preparation can help to make fundraising more manageable, effective and enjoyable.

A Quick Guide to Fundraising – a guide to planning a successful fundraising campaign.

Community Fundraising


Blank Fundraising Plan Spreadsheet

Please visit our grants page for more specific advice on making applications


Useful Links

Information and Advice

Support and Training

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) 

See also The Institute of Fundraising – Fundraising in Christian Organisations (IoF-FICO)

Voluntary and Community Action Services:

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Cambridge City, South Cambs and Fenland -

East Cambridgeshire -

Peterborough -


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