Funding Officer at Devon Wildlife Trust (started July 2016), reporting to various donors on projects and other work they support, and claiming pledged funds. Previously at the University of Exeter as Trusts & Foundations Manager, generating income for research, capital projects, and scholarships. Before that, worked at the RSPB as Project Fundraising Manager, leading on grants and trusts income generation for projects on nature reserves and other work in South West England. Also had six years at HLF as Grants Officer, assessing applications and monitoring projects across the South West, including a lead on Townscape Heritage Initiative schemes. Personal interest in heritage interpretation of all types, and various aspects of museums activity.
What's going on in our community
Welcome to our online forum for people connected to our Great Place Scheme programme. As a UK-wide initiative we know how tricky it can be to get people in the same room so an online community is the perfect way to get folks connected, sharing and learning from each other. Whether you are... read more
OUR CRAFT CHANGES LIVES The Dry Stone Walling Association is offering the opportunity to train for a new career in the traditional craft of dry stone walling. With support from Heritage Lottery Fund Skills for the Future Programme , a National Training Bursary Project has been launched. Our new... read more
Yesterday we hosted a really intersting live chat on the topic of 'When is heritage?' . That is to say - how old does something have to be to be considered heritage? We invited some guests along to talk about their HLF-supported projects which deal with what might be considered 'contemporary'... read more
Stories, Stones and Bones was a dedicated programme created to help communities participate in Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology with a focus on engaging new audiences. £850,000 was awarded to 98 projects across Scotland exploring all kinds of heritage. The programme aimed to get... read more