• you want to change the world we can help. We can help with capital appeals, developing new and improved income streams, interim management, or anything else you might need

  • you need a new building, or to refurbish an existing one, give us a call.. We’ve led capital appeals for hospitals and treatment centres, colleges and cultural institutions, action centres and archives. We can help you raise the money to build new facilities, and expand your work.

  • you want to make a bigger difference, get in touch. We’ve worked with many of the world’s biggest charities, NGOs and government departments. We love what we do – and we’d love to help you transform more lives.

  • you need growth, you need us.A growing income stream helps you maintain your organisation – and increase your impact. That’s why we help organisations develop sound, sustainable fundraising strategies.

  • If you need buzz, you need us. With the right social strategy, you can reach millions – and raise millions. However, with new platforms popping up every day, knowing what to do is tricky. We can help you inspire many more people to support your work.

International Fundraising Consultancy

We are an international voluntary sector fundraising consultancy. We have a passion for securing change on a local, national and global scale and work with charities and NGOs to improve their performance, so they can make a bigger difference.

Capital Appeals

There can be few things as important in an organisation’s development as getting a Capital Appeal right. For most, they will be the single largest fundraising campaigns they will ever run and present the opportunity to attract new donors, and grow the support of existing ones.

IFC can help with the entire Capital Appeal process, from carrying out an initial Feasibility Study, to providing expert guidance, mentoring and support for staff and trustees throughout the process.

With clients including the Royal Free Hospital, National Army Museum and Alton College, we have raised millions for causes in the UK and around the world. Get in touch to discuss your plans. […]

Developing New and Improved Income Streams

Whether you need support with major donors, grant makers, corporates, statutory grants or individuals donors, our world leading consultants can help. We have worked with organisations including Black Cultural Archives, the Lifeboat Fund and World Animal Protection to help them explore, understand and access new funding.

We bring hands-on expertise and knowledge of best practise from around the world to help our clients grow their income and maximise returns. Give us a call to see how we can help you.  […]

Interim Management

Few organisations can afford to leave gaps in their fundraising programmes. We are adept at covering for staff vacancies even for extended periods of time, and use a professional network of senior experts who can not only keep things ticking over, but often substantially increase your revenue.

IFC consultants have all worked as front line fundraisers and know from experience the challenges faced by you every day of the year. Read how we have worked with the National Army Museum to help them fill gaps in their fundraising team and let us know if we can do the same for you. […]

And More

We work with a wide range of consultants, all with different backgrounds and expertise. So whether you need help with digital, governance, strategy, communications or brand development, We are here to help. Contact us to discuss how.   […]

Our work

Working locally, nationally and globally, we can offer expert guidance and leadership support to charities and NGOs. We can provide a fundraising consultant or team to help you develop capital appeals, create and improve income streams, or support you with interim management.

We’re completely flexible. Tell us what you need: we have deep expertise in fundraising, management, and communications. We can get involved in the long-term and in one-off appeals.

We also provide free networking events that bring organisations and people from across the sector together.

Our people

We have a team of academics, business leaders, and charity veterans who’ve spent decades in the field. Over the years, our fundraising consultancy has provided visionary leadership to major charities, NGOs, colleges, hospitals, and key institutions across the world.

Our values

We believe in our clients and their ability to achieve their aims.

Because of that, we only work with organisations whose aims we share.

We know:

  • That a better, fairer world is possible.
  • That the passion, expertise, dedication, and innovation of the voluntary sector can bring about lasting social change.
  • That any charity, of any size, can benefit from world-class fundraising advice and support.

Our offices

With offices in the UK, USA, Peru, Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands, Ukraine, Kenya, Tanzania, Singapore, India, UAE, and Kyrgyzstan.

We’re ready to work all over the world.

We win awards:

  • Nominated for ‘Best Consultancy’ by the Better Society Awards 2017 and 2018
  • Nominated for ‘Advisory Provider of the Year’ Charity Times 2016
  • ‘Consultancy of the Year’ Charity Times 2015
  • ‘Strategic / fundraising Consultancy 2014’ Institute of Fundraising Partners in Fundraising awards.
  • ‘Strategic / fundraising Consultancy 2013’ Institute of Fundraising Partners in Fundraising awards.

Scam warning:

We do not make donations to individuals or charities. We are aware of an organisation trying to pass themselves off as International Fundraising Consultancy and using our logo on their Facebook page.  We do not run an Assistance Agency or have a financial assistance support programme, neither do we call individuals to ask them to give to charities or non-profits. Please report any such offers to your local police.

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Our Directors

Bill King, CEO International Fundraising Consultancy

Bill King

CEO, IFC Group

Director, IFC UK

Bill has over 20 years fundraising experience, for a wide range of organisations and covering most areas, including trusts and foundations, community, event, corporate, membership development and major gift fundraising. […]

Helen Maynard-Hill

Helen Maynard-Hill

Director, IFC Netherlands

Helen is an experienced fundraising and marketing professional with over twelve years’ experience working within the not for profit sector both in the UK and the Netherlands. […]

Beatrice Schell

Beatrice Schell

Director, IFC Switzerland

Beatrice has more than 20 years experience working in grant-making, fundraising, institutional building and management for a range of international organisations.  […]

Francesca Mineo, Director IFC Italy

Francesca Mineo

Director, IFC Italy

Founder and Director of IFC Italy, she has specialized in London at the Institute of Fundraising and BBC Training & Development. Specialisms include Corporate fundraising, major donor engagements […]

Karina Sandoval

Director IFC LATAM

Karina Sandoval has over 15 years of experience working for international organizations and the corporate sector in Latin America, United States of America and Europe. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Administration, MBA from University of Dallas in the U.S and a second Master’s Degree in International Development from University of Amsterdam. […]

Svitlana Kuts

Director, IFC Ukraine

For almost 20 years of practical work in the NGOs Svitlana has a number of research publications on civil society, philanthropy, NGOs organizational capacity building and better governance in the world and Ukraine. Svitlana has initiated a certified course for Ukrainian fundraisers, trained and consulted more than 100 NGOs on capacity building. […]

Ralph Leonard

Director, IFC Singapore/Hong Kong

Ralph has had extensive cross-functional experience during his 30 years in Asia. He has carried out charitable fundraising for a number of global and local non-profit organisations helping to raise more than $250 million dollars since 1986. […]

Laurence Pagnoni

Director, IFC USA

As career fundraiser, Laurence has a very unique and specific vision. For over thirty years his executive leadership has been dedicated to fundraising planning. His focus is on the critical intersection between strategic planning and fundraising planning.[…]

Abdulla Al Nuaimi

Abdulla Al Nuaimi

Director, IFC UAE/GCC

Abdulla is a fundraiser, entrepreneur, consultant and philanthropist. He has worked as a senior director for many INGOs and led fundraising activities for well-known charities such as Sightsavers, as the Director General for the Middle East. […]

John Baguley, Chair IFC Group

John Baguley

Chair, IFC Group

In his 25 years as fundraiser, Director and consultant, John Baguley has taken charities of all sizes to new heights – and earned an international reputation for excellence in the process. […]

Maya Gabitova

Director, IFC Kyrgyzstan

Maya is a senior executive with strategic and business development expertise. Educated and experienced in the area of financial management  […]

Joe Kiarie

Joe Kiarie

Director, IFC Kenya

Joe is a fundraising specialist with over 10 years of experience working with various development organisations in Kenya and in the UK.  […]

Sam Kayongo

Director, IFC Tanzania

Sam is a development consultant with experience working in developing countries. I have over 15 years of practice with organisations in East Africa particularly countries of Tanzania and Uganda .  […]

Jim De

Director, IFC India

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