Finding Starfish

Helping charities raise funds to make the world a better place.

Helping charities raise funds to make the world a better place.Helping charities raise funds to make the world a better place.

Our Services

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trusts and foundations

Writing compelling applications for trusts and foundations, with excellent success rates. This includes researching potential funders, putting together a case for support, researching project need and evidencing impact. We also offer a bid review service, which is a low cost way of improving your success rate.

statutory funding support

Tender and bid writing for statutory funding opportunities, including evidencing need and impact, budgeting, timelines, market research and evaluation.

fundraising strategy

Expert advice and support on developing your fundraising strategy, embedding a fundraising function, planning and delivering budgets and developing new income streams.

bespoke training for fundraising teams

Engaging training activities designed for your team, including developing a community fundraising strategy, writing winning bids, setting up fundraising groups, empowering volunteers and improving your donor journey.

fundraising 'healthchecks'

An analysis of your current activities, income streams and the market you are operating in, finding practical ways to improve your return on investment.

All consultancy and bid writing services are provided by Jenna Wills, founder of Finding Starfish, and a small team of associates.