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Fundraising the GiveUsTheFish way...

Helping you to hone your fundraising skills.

Better Fundraising Together

Team work makes the fundraising dream work

Helping each other to get better at fundraising[/caption]Helping you learn how to be expert at fundraising by step by step learning modules, starting right at the begining with the 'Fundrasing: Get Ready' course to a full on Fundraising Mastermind Group.

Our name is taken from the well know adage "Give a man a fish, feed him for a day.  Teach a man to fish, feed him for life"  
The organisations we work with are out there working hard at teaching people to fish, but they themselves often just need the fish and they want it now!




So here it is, read on to find out what else we do to help you in your fundraising efforts!

We also work with expert consultants in their field to be able to offer our clients the following:

Programme Management

Is there anyone in your organisation with the specialist skills to design and deliver a new project?  If not, we can!  Our resident expert has worked with major blue chips and statutory bodies planning multi-million pound projects and now he's ready to design your project for you.

Organisation Analysis

Are you in need of a restructure or does your organisation need to reinvent itself?  Do you have systems and procedures for the work you do?  No?  Book some time with our expert and watch the magic unfurl!


We run Firewalking, Glasswalking, Arrow Breaking, Bar Bending and Board Breaking, events for charities and project manage the whole event experience for organisations that have their own ideas.


Our experts can create your fundraising strategy around a targetted list of Trusts that give funding to your particular niche

Bid Writing

A specialist skill- let our team take the strain and headache away.

EU Funding Proposals

Complex, long winded and a mine field - that's EU Funding.  Our experts love writing these kinds of applications! (I say they need to get out more!)


A highly specialised skill which our team relish


So many people tell us "we could never make that ask!"  Let us show you how to include asking for a legacy as part of your overall strategy, simply and with no fuss

Corporate Donors

Want to find a Corporate Donor but not sure how to move forward?  Our Team will show you how to do make the first step, or make that step for you

Major Donors/High Net Worth Individuals

Does your sponsor list include those that could make a bigger than usual donation?  Let our Team show you the right approach.

Database Marketing

We so often hear from our clients that they have large lists of contacts and that they simply don't know how to make contact and ask for donations.  Our experts make it their business to do this every day.


Contact our Evesham office to find out more.

01386 429122
07456 549969

Introduction To Fundraising Part Four



The last part of the series on the Introduction To Fundraising.  Today there is a brief overview on Fundraising Strategies.

If you would like the GiveUsTheFish team to deliver this seminar to your organisation please contact us to discuss a mutually convenient date and time.  This is a no-cost event (other than travel expenses) and we would be delighted to come and meet you and help you in your fundraising endeavours.

Introduction To Fundraising Part Three


Today's post is all about The Case For Support - probably the most important piece of work you can do in your fundraising efforts.  This video is only 5 minutes long and is once again a very brief overview.  Tomorrow is the last part of the series and is all about Fundraising Strategies.

Introduction To Fundraising Part Two



Today's video is part two of the four part series - The 8 Main Ways To Raise Funds.  It is only 5 minutes long.  Tomorrow Part Three will be all about the Case For Support.

Creating a compelling ‘case for support’ is the key to successful fundraising for the whole of your organisation.  If at any point anyone involved with you is unclear about what you do and why you do it, it will reflect badly on the organisation as a whole.  In marketing terms the saying goes: ‘a confused buyer never buys’ and so it is when also looking at potential funders.  A funder who is confused about what and why you do what you do will rarely bother to dig deeper to find out and simply move on to the next charity who has clear goals and a compelling case for support.

There is a fundraising cycle and the very beginning of that cycle is the ‘Case Statement’  - the reason your organisation is needing funds.

You will need to answer these 7 questions:

  1. Who are you as an organisation
  2. Why do you exist
  3. What is distinctive/different about you
  4. What do you want to accomplish
  5. How do you plan to go about it
  6. What makes you competent to do it
  7. How will you be accountable for what you do

By answering these questions you will get a clear understanding of why you are asking for funding – and so will all potential funders!

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