Wales's heritage and environmental organisations are being offered the chance to give their fundraising a major boost through Catalyst Cymru’s executive coaching programme.
Delivered by leading Welsh heritage fundraising consultancy The
Funding Centre, the coaching - which needs to be applied for and
has a closing date of December 7th - would normally cost thousands
The executive coaching package will help organisations increase
their skills, confidence and knowledge to fundraise from private
and other income sources to sustain their future and be more
resilient and capable of securing appropriate and diverse funding
Applicants must be a heritage organisation as described by the
Heritage Lottery Fund (www.hlf.org.uk/
• Buildings and Monuments
• Community Heritage
• Cultures and Memories
• Land and natural heritage
• Industrial, maritime and transport
• Museums, libraries and archives
The Coaching is open to organisations irrespective of their size
or fundraising experience. The package is flexible but could
include problem solving sessions and training delivered in
face-to-face meetings, phone/skype calls and emails.
Priority will be given to projects which show an organisational
commitment to fundraising, which have the potential to demonstrate
a step-change in fundraising, and which are willing to share the
results of their training.
You can apply by downloading an application form
Catalyst Cymru - Heritage Fundraising is funded by the Heritage
Lottery Fund (HLF) and run by a partnership of third sector
umbrella body Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA), the Welsh
Government's CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales, and The
The programme is part of a broader partnership initiative
between HLF, DCMS and Arts Council England, which aims to encourage
private giving to culture and heritage, and to build the capacity
and skills of cultural and heritage organisations to fundraise from
private donors, corporate sources, trusts and foundations.
For more information on how to apply, contact Richard Roberts on
or ring on 01970-631148.