Advice & Inspiration

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Stories from our Scholars

Here are what some of the Fish Scholars had to say about their experience: 2019 Winner: Bridget Staude Teach Learn Grow I completed the FIA Fundraising Essentials course online in late 2019.  The course was a well-presented, comprehensive introduction to the world…

It is apparent almost immediately, how passionate you are about helping smaller charities and how your skills and knowledge can be applied to any cause. Every charity would benefit hugely from your mentoring, coaching and sound advice and should sign up to work with you now. What you have taught me in just a few hours is critical to the growth and sustainability of my beautiful charity.

Caroline Meehan, Founder

Bianca’s strategic fundraising advice, and her direct mail expertise, have been absolutely invaluable to Trust for Nature’s small fundraising team. With her assistance we saw an immediate and sustained increase in donations. She is also consistently professional, responsive and able to grasp and work with the nuances of our organisation.

Vanessa Meachen, Development Manager

One Girl is an organisation with big aspirations and Bianca has been instrumental in helping us create realistic strategies to achieve them. Combining her experience with down-to-earth practicality, she tailored her advice specifically to our priorities. As someone new to fundraising, her coaching was invaluable. She empowered me with knowledge to continue developing our fundraising strategy in years to come.

Katy Le Gall, Relationships Manager