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Funding support

Navigating the ever-changing funding landscape can be complex and challenging, but you are not alone. Our experienced team is here to support your organisation in a number of ways.

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I am very grateful to the Funding Team at Spark for their support. They reviewed one of our bids and provided great feedback and have since signposted us to several funding opportunities, resulting in a successful bid to provide us with a community gardener for 18 months.

- Beverley, The Red Brick Building Company, Glastonbury

How we can help  

We offer a range of free funding advice to not for profit groups and projects in somerset, including: 

  • Advice on how to ensure your organisation or project is ‘funding ready’
  • Bid review service – we can provide constructive feedback on your funding applications to help improve your chances of success
  • Fundraising health check – we can review your current fundraising activity and discuss how to maximise or diversify your income generation
  • Webinars, information events, networking and training – we run a range of free and paid for training and events for Somerset fundraisers. Visit our events page to see what’s coming up
  • The Somerset Funding Portal where you can search and filter local funding opportunities
  • Online support networks for Somerset fundraisers
  • Free Funding Five newsletter – you can read our latest edition and subscribe here.

If you need support in any of these areas, please complete our contact form and a member of the funding team will be in touch.

Somerset Funding Portal

Search, filter, and identify suitable funding opportunities for your organisation, project or initiative.

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Join a network

Want to connect with others in a similar role? Become part of an online community of support and share information through the Somerset Fundraisers’ Network Facebook and LinkedIn groups.

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Funding Five

Sign up to our monthly newsletter packed with opportunities and advice for fundraisers in Somerset.


Read the latest edition of the Funding Five here.

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