Elizabeth Spring Third Sector Strategic Development
Elizabeth Spring                  Third Sector Strategic Development

In 2012 I completed an interesting role as interim Charity Director with the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation. Several charities I'd supported there, asked me to continue to advise them on business plans, constitutions, strategic development and fundraising.This led to me setting up a freelance consultancy for Third Sector organisations.

    Key Skills:

  • Raising five and six figure grants from trusts and foundations including Tudor, Sobell, Rank, Esmee Fairbairn, Cripplegate, Richard Cloudesley and City Bridge.
  • Supporting and managing colleagues with strategic development using continuous consultation, review and planning cycles
  • Writing clear, accurate reports and consultation documents based on data analysis, to create libraries of evidence for fundraising and marketing.
  • Consultation and stakeholder involvement
  • Overseeing and planning budgets as part of the management cycle
  • 100% success with the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires that open doors to statutory bids and tenders

      Freelance Writer                                                 

     Commissioned articles for the Guardian newspaper, Housing Partners, 24 Housing Magazine, Chartered Institute of Housing and TPAS. 

     Press releases, blogs and lobbying materials for campaigns WASPI, Homes for All and North Kensington Community Housing Forum.

     Handbooks, websites, leaflets, flyers for Home Start, Elders Voice and Sew Portobello; copy for 2017 Retrospective at arts and music venue Acklam Village.      

     I have a twenty year professional background in successful development, robust partnership work and creative, high value fundraising.


I have had 100% success to date with statutory funding applications across the children and families, community support and social care sectors. 

My handbook for carers, Moving on From Depression, quickly became one of Mind UK's best sellers. 

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"In the light of the current economic challenges they face I have introduced stepped charges for smaller charities & arts organisations. Please feel free to get in touch."  

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