Natasha leads on trust fundraising. She has more than five years’ experience of writing compelling and inspiring bids to a range of high-level trust and statutory bodies, and also specialises in project development, prospect research and project evaluation. She works with artists and organisations across a range of art forms, supporting them to build successful trust strategy for capital, project-based and core funding campaigns.
With clients including the Royal Academy of Dance, Tramshed, Brent 2020: London Borough of Culture, New Adventures and Peckham Platform, she has extensive experience of working with strategic funders such as National Heritage Lottery Fund, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Arts Council England, the Foyle Foundation and the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts.
Prior to joining Achates, Natasha was part of the development team at The Old Vic, Koestler Trust and Paines Plough Theatre Company. Natasha also consults on fundraising for grassroots charities in the social justice sector, and has experience working with smaller, more marginalised organisations.
STATUTORY, TRUST & FOUNDATION BID WRITING