Consistent fundraising success
Elizabeth writes and mentors for the Third Sector. She has had 100% success with the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires required by statutory funders. Her formal tenders have won contracts up to £960,000. She is expert at promoting equality and social change in realistic and pragmatic ways.
She has fundraised and managed development for national and regional charities including Kensington & Chelsea Social Council, Elders Voice, AgeUK, Beauchamp Lodge Settlement, Family Lives, Gingerbread, Home-Start, Everyday Magic and Venture Community Association.
She has written a bestselling carers' handbook for Mind UK and lobbying materials for the pan-London Homeless Network Information Project. She is a skilled influencer through social media, marketing, campaigning and networking platforms. She writes on housing and social issues including for the Guardian and 24 Housing Magazine. She creates vivid copy for arts venues too, most recently for Acklam Village W10.
While CEO of 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. She was also an elected 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, DCLG and ESF bids. She is expert at developing cross-sector partnerships and co-working.
Elizabeth is currently working with a network of residents and special interest groups in Kensington & Chelsea to scope out community led housing options in the borough.
Elizabeth Spring has had 100% success to date with statutory funding applications across the children and families, community support and social care sectors.
Her handbook for carers
'Moving on From Depression'
was a Mind UK best seller.
Her articles on attitudinal change, reflect national debates on good practice.
"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."