Bid Writing and Fundraising Strategies

Writing the case for support, developing strong narrative and securing public and strategic support for projects. We have detailed knowledge of funding including National Lottery Heritage Fund, Communities Fund, Arts Council England, Government and regional regeneration, trusts and foundations. We have a strong track record of securing capital and revenue funding for a wide range of projects over many years.

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St. Mary the Virgin Church

The Cultural Engine worked with St Marys to develop their initial Heritage Lottery Fund grant application and in particular helping them to set the context and guidance for future work on Activity and Interpretation Planning. This project has provided a great opportunity to promote, explore and celebrate the wider heritage of Lewisham and how this…

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Shoeburyness Cart & Wagon Shed (Heritage Centre)

Cultural Engine have worked over the last few years to develop a comprehensive plan for the delivery of the Cart & Wagon Shed project in Shoeburyness. This includes working with a the local Shoebury Coastal CIC on a business, funding and interpretation strategy, securing funding for design and working with partners to ensure the building…

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Coastal Community Funding

Working for Southend on Sea Borough Council, developing and writing a Coastal Community Fund bid to secure £1.3m to develop a range of measures which improve the coastal tourism offer in the area, including building a new lagoon between the famous Southend Pier and Three Shells Beach.

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