We are Caroline and Tony. She’s a lark, he’s an owl. We are consultants helping trustees and leaders in non-profit organisations to generate more income for their good causes.
Our name reflects our wide breadth of knowledge across all types of income generation. We have special expertise in high value fundraising and commercial income.
We empower trustee boards to confidently lead their organisations through gold standard governance and best management practice
We recognise the need for more income diversification in the light of rapidly changing funding environment.
Our goal is to help you raise the money you need, whether for a one-off capital appeal or to help you sustain much needed services over the long term.
Through our consultancy service, we will cultivate an authentic connection with you to:
- share the successful tools, techniques and strategies we’ve created over the years and show you how to apply these to your cause
- bring warmth and energy to our work, as we find solutions to your challenges
- support you to reach your ambitions through our personable, honest approach
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Some cool things we’ve achieved over the years:
Raised £2m over two years for a brand-new hospice in Windsor. As a result, no local person who needs the highest quality palliative care will be left waiting.
Supported the Sowenna Appeal in Cornwall by raising £250,000 towards the opening of a new inpatient unit for adolescents with severe mental ill health.
Raised £190,000 in only six months towards the restoration of a World Heritage Site and Scheduled Ancient Monument in Cornwall.
Supported the growth of the National Trust’s catering business in Devon and Cornwall from £6.2m in 2015 to £8.4m in 2017.
Raised over £7 million towards the restoration of Castle Drogo in Devon. As a result, the castle will be watertight for at least the next 100 years.
Increased total giving for the National Trust in the South West from high value donors (£1,000 +) from £40,000 in 2013 to £192,000 in 2015.
Increased the average gift from local charitable trusts by 60% from 2013 – 2015 and cultivated a return on investment £11.40 generated for every £1 spent.