London, Greater London
£32,000 - £37,000 per year (depending on experience)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Our Senior Grants Fundraiser will lead the grant fundraising team to generate income for all areas of the organisation.

As our Senior Grants Fundraiser, you will be responsible for managing effective grants fundraising to support all programmes of work, developing strong relations with funding partners, and securing income to achieve our annual income plan.

To be successful in the role you will drive forward Trees for Cities’ grants fundraising, working closely with the teams to develop applications that are tailored to meet the needs of our urban forest and school programmes and fit closely with funder objectives, leading on large, multi-year applications as required.

This is a permanent role for an ambitious, individual to build upon our strong track record of grants fundraising. It is an opportunity to develop new funding relationships and secure vital funds to grow the breadth of our work programmes as we strive to meet the challenges of a global climate crisis. 

Trees for Cities is an ambitious, far-reaching organisation.

Trees for Cities is the only charity that focuses on planting urban trees in cities worldwide.  We are a rapidly growing and developing organisation that suits ambitious, dedicated and passionate staff.

We seek a highly-motivated, confident individual to join our Development Team. The person we are looking for has proven experience in grant fundraising, a passion for urban trees and healthy cities, together with strong organisational, inter-personal and communication skills. 

This is a full-time position based in Kennington, London SE11.


Please visit our website to view a full job descriptio. Download and complete the application form and submit by email to with the subject heading ‘Senior Grants Fundraiser’.

We are inviting applications on a rolling basis and urge candidates to apply at their earliest convenience. We reserve the right to close the appointment if a candidate is appointed.

If you are shortlisted for interview, you will normally be contacted within one week after applying. If you do not hear from us within this period then you should assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview.

Trees for Cities is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No: 1032154.

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Refreshed on: 29 July 2020
Closed date: 28 August 2020
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development