UK trusts donated £2.9bn to the charity sector in 2013/14 – an increase of £0.4bn on the previous year. Trusts accounted for the majority rise in voluntary sector income overall for the year.
This is a source of income that can provide large sums for projects, often secured for more than one year, within a short time period. Once set up this is a steady source of income and can offer a return of 10 times your investment. You start to receive grants within six months of starting.
The secrets to successful
When you know who to approach, how to create a compelling proposal and you have the capacity to do so,
you will raise more money to deliver your organisation’s vision.
At Money Tree Fundraising we know trust fundraising; over six years
we have worked with dozens of small charities keen to raise more
money in order to expand the life-changing work they do.
Their trust income grew when we addressed the key problems we
encounter with our clients over and over again:
- Not knowing how to find the right trust to approach
- Not knowing how to write compelling proposals
- Not having the time to write the applications