Giving Insight is proud to be associated with The Management Centre, one of the top not-for-profit consultancies in the world. =mc delivers leading-edge management consultancy, fundraising consultancy and training and development to a wide range of charities in the UK and worldwide.

Giving Insight works with =mc by providing top-level research support that marries both company's committment to innovative thinking and practical solutions, and in doing so is =mc's preferred research supplier.

About =mc

=mc's fundraising team have worked all over the world helping charities, universities, cultural agencies and public bodies raise funds. They provide support in the areas of major donor fundraising, capital campaigns and strategy development.

They work with international bodies from OECD to UNICEF, and have helped leading UK agencies from The Science Museum to the Alzheimer's Society.

If you'd like to see more of what =mc could offer your organisations, visit their website: or contact Bernard Ross or Angela Cluff on Tel: +44 (0) 20 7978 1516 Email: [email protected] or [email protected].

Giving Insight is also proud to be associated with Flamingo, a unique consultancy specialising in institutional funding for development NGOs.

Flamingo is a consultancy offering funding, training, and management services to the International NGO sector. Rachel has a track record in international development spanning over 20 years, offering hands on experience of securing and managing funds from donors such as DFID, European Commission, USAID, the Big Lottery Fund, Comic Relief and Foundations and Trusts, among others. She is a Bond approved trainer and consultant, delivering their regular open-house training on 'Fundraising from Institutions'.

Rachel brings many years experience of working at a senior level in the INGO sector, leading international fundraising teams, and applying to and managing large grants from institutional donors to fund international development. A strong believer in collaboration within the UK INGO sector, she is a BOND funding working group steering committee member. Rachel is also an experienced Trustee, currently on the Board of the Baca Project, which works with young migrants/refugees at risk of exploitation. She was previously fundraising trustee for Engineers Without Borders.

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Victoria is a highly successful major donor fundraiser with over twelve years' experience of working at a strategic level in the arts, heritage and wider not-for-profit sector. In 2012 she established impact! fundraising in order to meet the demand for her skills that have seen her achieve seven figure capital and revenue income targets. In 2015, she co-established Charity Careers North West, in association with Bruce Tait Associates, with the aim of bringing professional charity recruitment to the North West. 

Victoria's key specialisms include the review and development of strategies for major gift fundraising and capital campaigns, working with and coaching boards, staff mentoring and the development of major funding bids. In the past year she has helped clients secure nearly £10 million to support their work, while recent client work has included mentoring the Head of Fundraising and the board of the Seashell Trust to support their £20 million campaign, developing major donor cultivation strategies for Everyman & Playhouse Liverpool and securing a £1 million grant for Alder Hey and the University of Liverpool's Children's Medical Research Centre.

Prior to establishing impact!, Victoria developed some major corporate and trust partnerships for the Science Museum London and British Film Institute, managed the patrons scheme for the Courtauld Institute of Art and supported major donor fundraising at English Heritage. At the University of Liverpool she led on the delivery of the £6 million Equine Appeal and the £3 million Better Births Appeal.

Now based in the North West, Victoria works with clients all across the UK. In her spare time she Chairs Action Transport Theatre, is on the board of St George's Hall Charitable Trust, and is an active Rotary member. She is a speaker, registered trainer and a committee member for the Institute of Fundraising North West.

"For us, Giving Insight's work is outstanding; it's thoughtful, accurate and focused. Everything you need from research."

Bernard Ross, Managing Director, Management Centre

Our clients include:
Canal and River Trust
Selfhelp Africa