Bristol, City of Bristol
Manchester, Greater Manchester
N1, London
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
From £33,000 per year (pro rata)
Permanent, Part-time, 21 per week
Job description


The Fundraising Manager (Trusts & Foundations)  is responsible for the development and delivery of an annual plan to achieve a key portion of the organisation’s operating budget as well as developing long-term relationships with key funders to secure a pipeline of sustainable funding. The post-holder will work across the organisation to develop compelling cases for support for funders, whilst managing a portfolio of larger trusts and foundations.  


  • Work with colleagues across the organisation to identify projects of interest to potential funders and develop attractive cases for support for use across all fundraising streams
  • Lead on the development of a dynamic trust fundraising programme to meet agreed annual targets and secure sustainable income through repeat and multi-year grants
  • Plan and implement a rolling programme of trust funding applications, ensuring a healthy balance of large and small, restricted and unrestricted funding applications to achieve the agreed income targets
  • Monitor income and expenditure targets and provide regular progress reports and updates on performance against target
  • Develop and manage high quality cultivation, engagement and stewardship plans for trust prospects and existing priority donors, collaborating with the DCEO, senior management and trustees to ensure networking opportunities are maximised
  • Coordinate and lead on the post-grant reporting needs of donors
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of akt’s fundraising strategy  
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as requested
More about akt

akt supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment. We suppor... Read more

Posted on: 17 December 2020
Closed date: 22 January 2021
Job ref: FRMTF
Tags: Fundraising