Welcome to Funding School, a place of digital learning and coaching for small charities and social enterprises who want to learn how to be successful at fundraising.

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Fundraising in a small charity can be challenging, and at times lonely. 

Its' not unusual to feel overwhelmed, frustrated, and uncertain about where to focus your limited time and resources, especially when there is no guaranteed outcome. 

"The Fundraising Formula"


 The Fundraising Formula, has been designed with exactly this situation in mind- this new and innovative course aims to quickly bring you up to speed with current fundraising practices, offer secrets of success, and a process for creating a bespoke, laser sharp and focused fundraising strategy that will help you to finally take charge of your fundraising, and progress with clarity towards clear goals and a successful fundraising future.

Combining online tutorials and group coaching. The Fundraising Formula is a 6-week, 6-step programme for those who would like to develop a clear, focused and concise fundraising strategy, whilst gaining ideas, inspiration and a clear roadmap to greater financial sustainability and diversification for your cause.


"...Outstanding training course, the delivery was brilliant, Rosie is incredibly knowledgeable and dynamic in her delivery. I felt inspired and educated by her training..." Rachel Walter, Sense Cymru


Starting in May, we are currently accepting students for the pilot programme, which is being offered at the discounted price of £197 a 50% one time reduction for the first 12 students. Learn more below....

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 A 6 week, 6-step programme for small charity leaders, Trustees and Volunteers seeking a better understanding of how to succeed with fundraising and how to navigate their way to greater financial sustainability.

The 'Fundraising Formula'  will also help you to create the vision, focus and clarity your charity needs to build a secure financial future, with the tools and support to build a bespoke fundraising plan to act as a navigational tool for your charity.

"Excellent nuance to the whole process, in that there was relaxed atmosphere, which allowed for a more subtle exchange of little nuggets of advice" Alan Herbert, Disability Can-Do

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Start your journey towards successful fundraising with me


I'm Rosie Cribb, I've been working within the non-profit sector since 2001 supporting a wide range of charities and social enterprises to increase and diversify their income streams.

Why not book in a free call to discuss your fundraising priorities and possible options going forward, and to see whether my course will be a good fit. If I'm unable to help I will direct you to additional sources of support.

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Interested in our other products and services?...


With experience of mentoring a wide range of small charities and social enterprises, find out more about how a mentoring package can help you to set goals, overcome barriers to success and help problem solve to find positive solutions to issues that may be hindering your progress. (£50 for 1 hour session)

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Consultancy Support

Funding School is part of Funding Assist, an established consultancy offering bid-writing support, fundraising strategy development, and all aspects of project design, consultation and management. Get in touch to discuss your needs.

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Enrich Your Pitch

Coming Soon- An affordable digital mini course aimed at super-boosting your bid writing skills in just two hours. Come away feeling refreshed, focused and empowered to write your best ever bids that will stand out from the crowd.


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Sign Up here for '3-things'  a no-nonsense, bi-weekly e-bulletin, with:

  • 1 fundraising tip

  • 1 piece of funder information and

  • 1 fundraising resource


Felicity Crump, Links, Llanelli

"Working with Rosie has been a real joy-she's intuitve to the needs of a business and quickly recognises the potential that can be developed.."

Roger Edwards, Innovate Trust

"I worked with Rosie for several years and was impressed by her attention to detail and dedication to her work.."

Justine Wheatley, Peak Cymru

"We've learned so much from working with Rosie and she remains a valued colleague and collaborator."

Phil Fiander, Trustee, Llanhilleth Miners Institute

 "Rosie quickly grasps and understands your organinsation to help you maximise its potential. We have found that she really understands what funders are looking for and can help you translate that for your organisation in an empathetic way to help you achieve your long term aims and goals."


Blaenau Gwent Home Start

"Rosie was approachable, friendly and very professional. As a result of Rosie’s support we were successful in being awarded a grant of £10,000"

Ben Owen-Jones

"Rosie has shown how we can really make the most of the ideas, techniques and the processes we have been shown

I’m really glad I signed up..."