Who we are


Louisa Day MInstF (Cert) has worked in the not for profit sector since 2000 and worked for a range of organisations large and small, including Tate, The MS Society, Sense, The National Youth Agency and Community Research Company. Working as a Fundraising Consultant since 2012, Louisa has a deep understanding of the complexities of  funding and the issues affecting Senior Management as well as a ‘hands on’ approach to beneficiary involvement. Louisa applies a business development perspective without losing sight of the core values of the organisation. Louisa has experience across a range of fundraising techniques including Trust and Grants, Corporate, Individual Giving and Online. Louisa is based at our Head Office in Ashby de la Zouch.

Jackie Cumming (MInstF) is a fundraiser and trainer with a background in the Arts Jackie gained nine years’ experience with Tate, across all four galleries in a number of senior roles within the fundraising and marketing teams. More recently Jackie worked as Development Officer for one of Britain’s longest established and most innovative Asian theatre companies, Tamasha Theatre Company. Jackie brings a wealth of knowledge around volunteer involvement and is a skilled trainer and facilitator. She has project managed a number of fundraising events and has a solid track record of successful trust and foundation fundraising. Jackie is based in London.

Hannah Cave (MInstF) is an enthusiastic Fundraiser and has undertaken numerous fundraising activities (including skydiving!) in her spare time. Hannah brings over 10 years’ experience of working in the Corporate Sector and has a background in data analytics, reporting, quality assurance and training. Keen to change career path, Hannah has already completed her Introduction to Fundraising certificate with the Institute of Fundraising and is half way through a degree in Psychology with Counselling. Hannah is a student member of the BACP.

In addition to our core team we also work with a small group of trusted associates:

Sue Spare MInstF(Cert) has more than 20 years fundraising and marketing experience and has worked for a diverse range of organisations from small local charities to large national and international charities. She has developed an understanding of a broad range of fundraising techniques which includes Community Fundraising, Trust Fundraising, Individual Giving, Legacy & In Memorial Giving, Charity Retailing and Database Management. Sue has successfully raised funds for a range of causes including UNICEF-UK, Rainbows Children’s Hospice, CARE, The RAF Association and Self Unlimited. She also has extensive experience of working with volunteers at all levels and is able to support them to maximise their fundraising opportunities for the charity. Sue is based in the Midlands.

With expertise across the Fundraising spectrum and beyond, Fundraising Central is able to  provide a bespoke service to clients, to meet all their fundraising needs.

Fundraising Central was established in 2013 – so far we have raised just over £3.1M  for our clients.

We work in partnership with other agencies including:

Herdl  are an experienced digital marketing team with a diverse skill set. Their core digital marketing services include SEO, PPC, Web Design, Email Marketing, Social Media and Digital Analytics. Herdl work collaboratively with clients across the country to understand their objectives and then design and develop digital solutions to meet these needs. www.herdl.com

Middleton PR is a strategic PR, communication and design agency with a focus on reputation management and creative, practical, marketing solutions.  Rebecca Middleton, MCIPR, MPRCA, leads the practice and has over 15 years of experience and expertise in international PR, corporate communications, community affairs and reputation management. Working in partnership with Fundraising Central, Middleton PR offers a bespoke range of services for third sector organisations which helps charities realise their mission, engage with multiple stakeholders and supports sustainable growth and loyalty in today’s complex marketplace.  www.middletonpr.com