Local Fundraiser's Groups

Exeter Fundraisers' Group

The Exeter Fundraisers' group is a place for fundraisers in the city and the surrounding areas to share best practice, swap ideas, network and meet others in the same boat. It’s open to all but particularly for those who work as the only fundraiser or those in small teams. We meet approximately every 6 weeks, hosted in various locations. For more information, please contact Susie Healey on s.healey@hospiscare.co.uk.

Bath Fundraisers’ Group

The Bath Group holds meetings every 2-3 months on specific fundraising topics, hosted by local charities. You can sign up to the Bath Fundraisers’ Group mailing list at: http://eepurl.com/cPTzzX

Bristol Fundraisers' Group

To find out when the next Bristol group meeting is, please email Luke Boulton and sign up to the Bristol mailing to find out more via bristolfundraisinggroup@gmail.com 

Cornwall Fundraisers' Group

Details of events can be found on Group’s Facebook page

Dorset Fundraisers’ Group

The Dorset Group holds regular meetings throughout the county with a specific focus and speaker for each. If you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive information about the meetings, please contact Debbie Anderson on: Debbie.anderson@rbch.nhs.uk 

Gloucestershire Group

The Gloucestershire Group helps to keep fundraisers in Gloucestershire and neighbouring counties in touch with developments and each other.

Look at our Facebook group or contact Andy Jarrett viaandy.jarrett@mssociety.org.uk to find out more and be added to the update list. 

Plymouth Fundraisers’ Group
The Plymouth Fundraisers Network holds three meetings a year and is managed by  POP ideas; the local business support programme for charities and community groups. We have between 15-25 organisations attend each two hour meeting. We have a guest speaker at each meeting covering a topic relevant to fundraising. There is no cost to join and everyone is welcome.
For further information visit the  webpage


Swindon Fundraisers' Group

Swindon Fundraisers Network is for anyone involved in fundraising for Swindon charities, keen to learn from each other and improve their skills. Attendees may be staff or volunteers, experienced or just starting out, from established charities and newly formed groups – all are welcome. The Network meets three times a year to discuss particular topics, such as sponsorships, measuring the impact of a donation, and legacy fundraising. Speakers typically include fundraising experts and representatives from major funding bodies including the Wiltshire Community Foundation. The network is informal and is a chance to meet others trying to raise funds.

Anyone is welcome – dates are publicised on VAS’s website : www.vas-swindon.org

Torbay Fundraisers’ Forum

The Torbay Fundraisers’ Forum has holds regular meetings with varied speakers. For further information, please contact Robin Causley at CVA Torbay on robincausley@torbaycdt.org.uk

Taunton and Somerset Fundraisers' Group.

One of the newest groups in the South West, they meet regularly through the year to explore different topics and to network. For more information please contact

Holly Sutton on holly.sutton@somersetsight.org.uk

Wessex Fundraisers' Group

The Wessex Group holds regular training events and supports fundraisers in the area to work together and share information. For further information about the events and activities, please contact Judith Rich OBE FInstF.

North Devon and Torridge

Are you fundraising for a cause you care about in North Devon or Torridge? Would you value would you value meeting with like minded people? We are a new group, covering North Devon and Torridge. It is a chance for North Devon Fundraisers to get together, share ideas and network.

All fundraisers are welcome, whether members of the IoF or not. We will cover all aspects of fundraising and your input is welcome as we want to ensure that everyone's need are met.