Funding Resources

Funding Sources – pros and cons

Funding sources as part of your funding strategy

This information sheet gives an overview of your options when looking for funding. Remember all fundraising takes time and requires proper planning to be successful. It is good practice to have a mix of funding types to enable sustainability and avoid over-reliance on any one source or type of sources.

Trading

Connected Voice’s role in handling funds

Some grant-making charitable trusts limit their giving only to registered charities, i.e. charities which are registered with the Charity Commission. This can cause problems for non-registered groups. Newcastle CVS can sometimes help such organisations who are members by offering to accept those grants and passing them on by acting as an intermediary. We would usually agree to do this for small grants i.e. £5,000 or less.

Acting as a third party intermediary