Deidra Anne Baker

Deidra has 16 years experience working as a professional fundraiser in Scotland. She has delivered contracts in every region of the country in a wide variety of sectors including the arts, higher education, youthwork, science, and medical.

Deidra has expertise in all aspects of fundraising including individual, corporate, legacy, and trusts & foundations.

Key Skills 

  • Effective bid writing – private trusts, government funders, lottery, and sector-specific funders such as science councils and professional organisations
  • Research and prospect identification
  • End of Grant reports
  • Communications and PR (print and digital)
  • Strategic Trust prospect pipelines
  • Experienced with Raiser’s Edge and eTapestry databases
  • Excellent relationship building, telephone, and face-to-face meeting skills