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This is an exciting fundraising role. The project work we need to fund covers skills development, outdoor children’s play, bike hub, café and produce garden. Most of that funding will come from applications to trusts or government. We do not undertake direct fundraising.
Role will include liaising with staff, trustees, and members to determine what funding is required to carry out our strategy. Researching grant opportunities, writing applications,maintaining funding database.

About Bridgend Farmhouse CBS

Bridgend Farmhouse on the edge of Craigmillar Castle Park is home to the Bridgend Farmhouse Community Benefit Society, who have transformed the once derelict farmhouse into a vibrant community hub, focused on “learning, working and growing together to develop a flourishing community and place”. Volunteers are its bedrock and are involved at every level of its activities, outdoors and indoors.

Experience Required

Experience of writing a range of grant applications. Knowledge of how to identify suitable funding sources and opportunities. Good writing skills and ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of our local area of benefit (not essential).

Flexibility & Commitment

Home-Based Volunteering;Flexible

4 Hours per week, minimum 1 year preferred.

Location/Travel Details

Bridgend Farmhouse and at the volunteer’s home

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs