Having a fundraising strategy will help your project clarify what you need the money for and how to go about getting it.
You’ll find plenty of information on the web to help you – we’ve selected a few websites below.
Where to go for information
- Fit4Funding: has a lot of useful information including planning advice and making applications; particularly useful is their downloadable Funding Strategy Worksheet (PDF)
- Skye & Lochalsh’s Community Toolkit: has a useful section on applying for grant funding
- KnowHow NonProfit: is a knowledge-sharing website for not-for-profit organisations. It has a section on funding, including 30 how-tos for funding
- How to Raise Funds: a step by step guide to raising funds which explores some common misconceptions and sets out what you need to have in place before you start fundraising; available from SCVO’s online shop in print or as a downloadable file.