fundraising

Planning a choral fundraising concert?

As part of the VCM Choral Music Foundation's outreach programme for the 2016/17 season, British vocal ensemble Apollo5 is available to choral community groups for subsidised bookings for fundraising concerts.

Join Get Men Singing and fight prostate cancer

Get Men Singing are calling for men and boys to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK through singing together this March.

Gift Aid FAQs

Here are answers to some of the questions we hear most frequently on Gift Aid.

Record of Gift Aid Declaration template

Charities simply need to make a 'declaration' of who the donor is, how much they are giving you, and that they want tax to be reclaimed. Declarations can be in writing, or given verbally or electronically, and charities may devise their own forms.

Gift Aid Declaration template

Charities simply need to make a 'declaration' of who the donor is, how much they are giving you, and that they want tax to be reclaimed. Declarations can be in writing, or given verbally or electronically, and charities may devise their own forms.

Fundraising case study: Harmony Sinfonia school workshops

Crowdfunding involves using online platforms to gather small donations from a large audience to fund particular events, initiatives or projects.

Create your own CD with Making Music Mix

Making Music Mix is the CD creation service available exclusively to members, allowing you to create a record of your work without upfront costs.

Applying for trust funds

Applying for trust funds can take time and effort, but the prize – financial support for your group's activities – is worth it. Make sure you follow our guidance to ensure that you create the most compelling applications with the best chance of success.

Raising funds locally

Competition for funds is stiff, but there is no reason why you shouldn't be successful if you put together a good case. This briefing sheet can help you understand the basis of successful fundraising, help you see giving from the donor's point of view and suggest action you can take to get the money you need.

Tools and tips for attracting funding

This guidance is designed to help you plan a project and successfully bid for funding. The ten top tips offer some rules of thumb for putting together a funding application for trusts and foundations. The project planning template will help lead you through the planning stage, enabling you to bridge the gap between inspiration and delivery.