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DASH seek Freelance Fundraiser

DASH is looking for a fantastic Freelance Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser to work with our small team to help shape our case for funding, write at least three major applications for our priority projects, and help us build the tools to support our future fundraising practices.

This project is funded through Arts Council England’s Culture Recovery Fund – Continuity Support, it is a requirement to provide evaluation and evidence for reporting purposes for this grant. The deadline for completion of the work is 31 March 2022.

We are looking for a fundraiser with a track record in securing major funding, with a specialism in arts and culture sector funders. To help diversify our funding, the successful candidate will also have fundraising success outside the arts sector, specifically trusts and foundations that support disabled people and seek to address barriers to equality.

Fee: £10,000

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Significant senior fundraising experience, with a track-record of successfully soliciting five to six figure grants from a range of funding sources.
  • Superior writing and bid assembly skills
  • Experience of managing high-value funder relationships

Closing Date: 21 January 2022, at 5pm

To Apply:
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Please send a CV and covering letter detailing your fundraising success with arts based organisations and your reasons for wanting to work with DASH.

Please include a breakdown of your day rate and number of days you anticipate you would cover within the fee allocation.

Please forward your CV and Covering letter to Operations Director, Paula Dower at:
paula@dasharts.org.


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