Funders' Fair Resources

What Funders' Want

In 2016 (March and November) we ran two well attended and successful fairs. 

Here at CommUNITY Barnet we like to do things a little differently and that includes how we run our Funders’ Fairs. Our goal was to provide our members with direct access to funders but before we could do this we needed to make sure they were ready. We worked with 50 individual organisations, coaching them and improving their skills before moving on to assisting them with their applications. These organisations then went onto pitch their ideas directly to major funders and receive their feedback. Over the two events we had 150 organisations registered to hear what the funders had to say about making grant applications to their foundations and Trusts.

These events were also a fantastic opportunity for organisations from the voluntary sector to ask questions and gather information, as well as a chance to network with other charities and community groups from the local area.

A year later we are still receiving news on successful applications that have been made.

Please click the links below to view the presentations from the following funders. (Nov 2016)

*Barnet Council - Corporate Grants - the 2015/16 Corporate Grants Programme offers grants to help either set up a new project or activity in Barnet in response to identified needs; or with specific events, purchases or other non-recurring items of expenditure. These grants are only available to the to the voluntary and community sector. To find out more about Corporate Grants, please click here


Funders' Fair - March 2016 

Following on from our New Year New Funding Master Class courses, we arranged a Funders' Fair in March 2016. With special thanks to Big Lottery Fund, The City Bridge Trust, The Eleanor Palmer Trust, Hammerson, The Hendonian Charitable Trust, The Jesus Hospital Charity, John Lyon’s Charity.

To view the presentations given by the funders, please use these links - Part 1 and Part 2.




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