Are you a heritage organisation based in Wales? Do you need help or advice with your fundraising?

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Catalyst LogoWhether you're new to fundraising or just need some new ideas to freshen up your organisation's approach then WCVA's Catalyst Cymru-Heritage Fundraising project can offer you free help and support to develop your fundraising skills and success.

Who is Catalyst Cymru - Heritage Fundraising for?

Catalyst Cymru - Heritage Fundraising is open to all staff, volunteers and trustees within the heritage sector in Wales including:

  • Historic environment 
  • Landscape and natural heritage (historic gardens, wildlife, woodland)
  • Industrial, maritime and transport 
  • Museums, libraries and archives 
  • Intangible heritage (such as the preservation of memories, or oral history projects)

Cuts to heritage funding

In 2014 the amount of money Welsh Government has to spend on public services is 9.4%  lower in real terms than it was in 2010. The impact of these cuts are perhaps most keenly felt in the heritage sector where funding for museums, libraries and environmental organisations is currently very tight. 

But there's good news! There are plenty of examples of Welsh organisations who have diversified their funding, achieving remarkable fundraising success in difficult financial times, tapping into, for example, private donors, corporate sources and trusts and foundations. 

With our free fundraising help, advice, training and support you can too!

What's on offer ?

Training and advice is aimed at organisations of all abilities and levels of experience, will be delivered at locations throughout Wales and held in places and times suitable to you.   

*Some training courses will carry an administrative fee of £20. Please see training and events page for further information.

Get in touch:

If you've got a specific fundraising issue or idea you want to run past us or if you want to find out how you Catalyst Cyrmu can help you, then please get in touch. We'd love to hear from you!

Or if you want to keep in touch with the latest project developments, follow us on our twitter account @CatalystCymru

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