Fundraising Consultants Scotland


Fundraising – planning – interim management

We provide a full range of fundraising, strategic planning and communications’ consultancy, as well as interim management to Scottish charities and social enterprises.

Our Scottish consultancy is run by Penny Cole and Deidra Anne Baker. Together they have over 30 years experience in the third sector in the UK and the United States. Penny and Deidra have both had a hugely successful career specialising in fundraising, strategic planning and communications, working for some of the UK’s leading organisations, including the NCVO,  Quarriers, United Response and Stonham Housing. More about our consultants here.

We are based in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee travelling widely through Scotland


Our key areas of expertise include:

  • Interim fundraising and communications management
  • Strategic planning for the now and tomorrow
  • Corporate fundraising
  • Trust/Foundation fundraising and research
  • Legacy development and implementation
  • Major Gift Fundraising development and implementation
  • Lottery fundraising and project analysis
  • Government bid writing and partnership development

We have worked with both local and national Scottish charities and have charity and fundraising consultants based in Glasgow and Edinburgh.


What makes us different?

We never take on assignments where we feel we cannot make a real difference and add value to the work the organisation is doing. We always carry out a free appraisal of your project/organisation and if we feel the goals are unrealistic or outside our scope of expertise we will tell you.


Some of the Scottish charities we are supporting


A leading Scottish social care organisation. Our role: Interim management and business development


Befriend a Child
Supporting disadvantaged children and young people. Our role: Fundraising


Muirhead Outreach Partnership
Supporting vulnerable children and their families. Our role: Fundraising


Scottish Cot Death Trust
Supporting families and mothers across Scotland. Our role: Trust Fundraising


Fundraising Consultants Scotland – For further details of our fundraising and business development services for charities and not for profit organisations, please contact: