Think Funding provides business development and fundraising support for voluntary and community organisations, and social enterprises.

Think Funding works as a collaborative partner to help you achieve the outcomes you want.

We offer:

  • Support with business planning
  • Help with fundraising strategy
  • Prospect identification
  • Bid writing and review (grant, Trust applications and tenders)
  • Training and development
  • Research and evaluation
  • Community consultation and engagement

Think Funding has an excellent track record with successful funding applications to a wide range of funding bodies including EU, UK national and regional funders, including the National Lottery Community Fund and many Trusts and Foundations. We have also worked with multiple organisations to establish bidding consortia for long term or one-off grant acquisition.

Think Funding has multi-sectoral expertise including young people and children’s services; youth services; local economic development and enterprise; health and well being; housing and environmental services.

Current clients include:

  • Transitions UK
  • Women’s Aid Leicester & Leicestershire
  • B-Global
  • Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland
  • Highfields Community Centre
  • Wesley Hall Community Centre
  • HQ Familia
  • Bangladesh Youth & Cultural Shomiti
  • Afro Innovation Group
  • Big Difference Company
  • Pakistan Youth and Community Association
  • FSD Academy CiC
  • Heart of England YMCA
  • The National Education Union
  • Film Leicester
  • African Heritage Alliance
  • Down to Earth (Derby)

Previous clients have included:

  • Business2Business UK Ltd
  • Canal & River Trust
  • The Futures Group (Nottingham)
  • X-Pert Health
  • Birmingham YMCA
  • Twenty Twenty
  • Voluntary Action Leicestershire
  • The Prince’s Trust
  • HomeStart Westminster
  • Enable Consortium
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Action Homeless
  • Leicester YMCA
  • Age UK Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
  • Hammersmith & Fulham Mind
  • Wandsworth Borough Council
  • HomeStart UK
  • HomeStart Horizons
  • Leicester City Council