About Us

We are a friendly and approachable 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.

Meet The Team

Catherine Longley

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 when not in work she can be found exploring the countryside and the coast with her family.

Gillian Thorpe

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.

Tracey Mearns

Tracey has a passion for all things fundraising and has over 18 years of fundraising experience both as a volunteer and in a professional capacity. With a background in account management, marketing and building corporate partnerships in both the private and charity sector, Tracey knows first-hand, the challenges in raising income to meet charitable objectives. When she’s not watching her son play rugby, she enjoys long distance walking challenges to raise funds for various local and regional charities. 

Catherine Storey

Cath is a purpose led individual who has worked with charities and community groups supporting organisations to unlock funding, provide hope, and make a difference in their communities. Catherine is an experienced fundraiser with post graduate marketing status (CIM) and has experience of fundraising for heritage projects, disability, youth, poverty, family support services and Christian organisations. Cath has joined the team as an experienced bid writer and when not crafting funding applications, she enjoys spending time with her family and the great outdoors; she loves to cycle, paddleboard, wild swim and climb big hills.  

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