Alex BrewerIn a short space of time Fundraising Consultants helped us clarify and plan what we already knew. But they also shone a spotlight on factors we had not even considered, helping us rethink our communication style, focus on our audience and plan our fundraising strategy carefully. All this with a huge helping of inspiration and hope, keeping us motivated in challenging times. Just the boost of expertise we needed – I highly recommend them!

Alex Brewer, CEO of Stepping Stones

Mary OakesWe recently asked FCL to carry out an audit of our trust fundraising and to seek their professional advice about how we could make some improvements to this area of our work. We found FCL to be an excellent resource, combining a wealth of experience, strategic insights and a warm and engaging manner. Inviting a consultant in and exposing organisational weaknesses can be a rather daunting exercise but we found that FCL brought empathy and understanding which made it far easier to go through the process. At the end of three days’ work, FCL delivered a comprehensive report which covered a range of issues from the strategic to the operational and raised some key areas where change was needed. We hope to be able to further engage FCL as we work through their recommendations and just wanted to say a huge thank you!

Mary Oakes, Director of Supporter Relations, Innovista

We started working with FCL in 2020 to get their help to develop a focused fundraising strategy for the organisation. Through clear communication, insight, experience and a strong dose of reality, we now have a robust fundraising plan in place. We look forward to continuing to work with FCL over the coming year.

Jonathan Morton, CEO, The Royal Cornwall Museum

Charmaine is a motivated, dynamic and committed individual with very considerable experience and skills in the voluntary sector, including fundraising, project management, frontline operational youth work, leadership, outcome reporting, preparing cases for support and bid writing. I have worked with Charmaine over the past 6 years during which time she has always worked with enthusiasm, energy and commitment. I have no hesitation in recommending Charmaine for a leading role in any voluntary or fundraising organisation. She is an excellent team player and communicator.

Nigel Goddard, Trustee, the Eikon Charity

Fundraising Consultants helped Micah Challenge articulate their Case for Support, target the right funders and ensure their funding bids were concise and powerful. We have worked with a number of consultants, many of whom have struggled to ‘get’ what we are really about. FCL took the time to actively listen to us and quickly grasped the key issues we are facing. They understood the support we required, helping us articulate our work effectively.  We greatly appreciated both the speed and quality of their work, and they regularly went the extra mile.  We have no hesitation recommending them to others.

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Vikki McLachlan, Operations Manager, Micah Challenge International