Grants Fundraiser-Magdalen Environmental Trust

Location - Chard

Appointment of a Grants Fundraiser

15 Hours Per Week

£8,800 (£22,000 Pro Rata)

Based on our organic farm, the Magdalen Environmental Trust provides outdoor environmental education to children and adults, and therapeutic / respite opportunities to people with more complex needs.

We work with a wide range of people including families, charities and schools from across southern England. We are a leading Care Farm and are growing this provision. You can learn a lot about us from our website:

We fundraise through grant applications to trusts and foundations over £200k per year to support:

  • core costs of our Care Farming service,
  • therapeutic / respite / personal development visits to our centre for
    • young carers
    • refugee children and refugee families
    • children with disabilities and their families
    • children in care
    • people with diagnosed mental health conditions
    • people with learning disabilities
  • nature conservation projects on our 132 are organic farm and nature reserve

To build on this success, we are seeking a part time Fundraiser to win grants from Trusts and Foundations, (although we are open to other fundraising ideas too!)

Please contact Giles with any queries:  0146030144

For full job description, timescale for application, personal specification and application form please see here