Penny has extensive experience in the charity sector at a senior level having been Director of Communications & Fundraising for United Response, one of the country’s largest non-profits and Head of Public Relations at Stonham Housing Association. Recently Penny has worked with West of Scotland Regional Equality Council, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s “Fitter for Purpose” project. Penny has extensive knowledge of Trust fundraising, Lottery, HLF, and specialises in bid writing for grants up to £5 million.
Debbie has senior managerial experience, most recently working as Director of Fundraising at Perennial. Since leaving Perennial Debbie has focused on her core fundraising skill which is Trust fundraising. Debbie has worked as a freelance Trust Fundraiser for RAFT medical research charity, Willow Foundation, MCT, and recently (2019) Waterloo Uncovered, where she is responsible for research and bid writing.
Joanna runs Trust Fundraising UK which is owned by Abbey Solutions Ltd. Joanna has over 20 years’ experience of the sector and has worked in all major funding markets and national and international charities. Joanna has an in depth understanding of the Trust market and has great insight into who’s who in the sector.