Elizabeth Spring, writer & fundraiser for the 3rd Sector
Elizabeth  Spring, writer & fundraiser for the 3rd Sector


Elizabeth has had 100% success to date with the Pre Qualification Questionnaires that open doors to Local Authority, Health and Central Government funding. 


All her formal tenders have been successful, winning contracts of up to £900,000 in the face of stiff competition.


She is profoundly committed to good practice and to promoting equalities and social change in realistic and pragmatic ways. She works as a consultant, mentor and bid writer for small and medium sized charities across the Third Sector. 

She has fundraised and managed development for national and regional charities including Kensington and Chelsea Social Council, Elders Voice, Beauchamp Lodge Settlement, Parentline Plus,  Gingerbread, Home-Start, Everyday Magic and Venture Community Association. She has written a bestselling carers' handbook for Mind UK and homelessness lobbying materials for the Housing Network.  


While managing older people's charity Elders Voice, Elizabeth formally reviewed and reported on the London Borough of Brent's  dementia services. Following this she was asked to write the local authority's Older People's Strategy and co-write their Voluntary Sector Strategy. 


While working there she was also a board member of the Brent Local Strategic Partnership, giving her an excellent grounding in long term planning and strategy across business, housing, social services and sustainability themes.


She has raised grants from trusts and foundations including Cripplegate, Tudor, Richard Cloudesley, Bridge, Rank, Lloyds TSB and Esmee Fairbairn. She has had consistent success with Lottery, Parenting Fund, Supporting People, DoH, CLG and ESF bids.

Elizabeth is currently leading the development of a new social enterprise in North Kensington, www.sewportobello.com  working with local women who want to share creative skills together.


She liases with community groups, individual donors and institutional funders. 


She enjoys all fundraising briefs both big and small and welcomes your approach.

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Elizabeth Spring has had 100% success to date with local authority and government funding applications.

Her publication for carers,

Moving on From Depression quickly became one of Mind UK's best sellers

Fundraising News

In the light of the current economic climate, we have introduced stepped charges for small charities. If your funding has been reduced or cut, please ask about the option to pay a lesser fee upfront. We will then negotiate a percentage of  funds raised rather than a daily rate.

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