Some information and organisations that you might find useful:
- Funding Central - an online database of funders that you can search free of charge.
- Directory of Social Change - DSC offers courses on, among other things, fundraising, charity governance, management and finance. DSC also publishes the definitive Directory of Grant Making Trusts and the Guide to Major Trusts. If you do use these resources make sure you consult the most recent editions to ensure you are not using out of date information about funders. DSC also publishes specialist fundraising guides, for example The Youth Funding Guide as well as guides to regional funders.
- Association of Charitable Foundations - this UK wide support organisation for grant-giving trusts also offers advice for fundraisers as welll as a wide-ranging programme of training courses.
Support from Plymouth's community organisations
You can find a list of 50 charities and community organisations that support the people of Plymouth by consulting the list of Plymouth organisations that we have funded in the past. It is useful to look at their websites as they often have a lot of helpful information and further links.