About Us

We are a small and friendly consultancy who can be flexible and responsive to your needs, using our knowledge of fundraising in various fields.

Good Fundraising, based in Yorkshire and supporting charities throughout the UK, has a proven track record in all forms of fundraising. Working closely with trustees, the leadership teams, volunteers and beneficiaries alike, we have worked with our clients to develop the right strategies and approach to ensure that goals are achieved. With successes ranging from securing the salary of a member of staff, the refurbishment of a community centre to a multi-million-pound capital build, no project is too big or too small.

For over 20 years Catherine has successfully raised funds for national, regional and local charities of all sizes in a variety of different fields, throughout the UK. A fully certified member of the Institute of Fundraising with a Diploma in Fundraising, Catherine also holds Masters Degrees in both Charity Resource Management and Museums Studies. In her spare time Catherine Volunteers as Chair at the Howlands and hen not in work she can be found exploring the countryside and the coast with her family.

Cath Longley, founder of Good Fundraising.
Cath Longley, founder of Good Fundraising.
Gillian Thorpe, Project Officer
Gillian Thorpe, Project Officer

Gillian joined Good Fundraising with extensive experience in financial services and a passion for supporting charities. Predominantly specialising in funding applications and social media communications, Gillian has the ability to tackle any task and is a great asset to the team. In her spare time Gillian loves to visit heritage sites all over the country with her three young boys and also volunteers as Chair of a small local charity.

Take a look at our recent projects here.