Jo Habib

Ten things you should remember when writing to trusts and foundations

Illustration from the Tiny Essentials of Raising Money from Foundations and Trusts

by Jo Habib

As with all fundraising, you really need to think about what you are doing from the foundations’ – the donors’ – perspectives. If you were them, what would you want? How would you want to be approached? What would you want to know?

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What are charitable foundations and trusts?

by Jo Habib

Charitable foundations and trusts are simply marvellous – they exist only to give away money. Maybe they could give some to you. If you are new to fundraising, Jo Habib will explain what they are when you click here. If you are an old hand, are you contacting givers of gifts, investors, or shoppers?

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About the author

Jo Habib has been involved in providing information and advice about charitable trusts and foundations for over 20 years. She is the co-ordinator at the Sovereign Health Care Charitable Trust. Before that she was a director of FunderFinder, a small national charity producing software for grant-seekers. She is also author ofTiny Essentials of Raising Money from Foundations and Trusts.