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Grants Fundraising Lead - Prior's Court Foundation

Berkshire, United Kingdom
£38,000 - £42,000
Closing on 3 July 2024

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Prior’s Court Foundation to find a passionate and skilled Grants Fundraising Lead. 

Prior’s Court is an independent specialist school, and registered charity, that provides education and residential care for young people with complex autism, aged 5-25. Set within a 52-acre site in Berkshire, they have extensive bespoke facilities to help young people to be healthy, happy, more independent and have the opportunity to work.

Prior’s Court is seeking a new Grants Fundraising Lead. In this exciting role, you will manage and implement the strategy for securing funds from charitable Trusts, Foundations, and other Grant makers. In addition, you will lead on the development of a new Major Donor income stream.

We are seeking someone who loves building and nurturing relationships both with new and existing trusts and key donors. You will excel at creating compelling, detailed, and highly tailored fundraising applications for funders with a keen eye for detail. 

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of developing and implementing a trust fundraising strategy
  • Track record of achieving 6-figure income targets
  • Exceptional relationship management and development ability
  • Strong writing and reporting skills

This is an exciting time to join Prior's Court. Their ambitious fundraising team is looking to expand and offers numerous opportunities for individual growth and development. Located on a beautiful site featuring a bakery, an orchard, and animals, Prior's Court provides a unique chance to make a transformative impact on the lives of autistic young people with complex needs, helping them build a brighter, more independent future.

Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Hours: 37.5 hours. Open to part-time for the right candidate (min 22.5 hours).
Location: Hybrid – 1 day on-site per week/fortnight. Berkshire.

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 3 July 2024
However, applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.

A note from Charisma

Don’t feel like you meet all of the requirements?  We’d still love to chat, we’re a people first recruitment partner.  We specialise in charity recruitment with over 22 years’ experience working as a consultancy who support inspiring professionals find the perfect roles in transformational organisations.


Nick Thomas
Recruitment Consultant
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