Rachel Simmons


  • Trusts & Foundations
  • Corporate Fundraising
  • Training & Mentorship

Rachel inspires action and participation

Are you a cultural organisation looking to increase your fundraising capacity? Whether it’s though training and mentoring your existing team, or securing funding from trusts, foundations and corporates, Rachel can help.

Rachel has over twenty years of experience working with charities and fundraising for cultural and environmental projects. Rachel’s particular strengths lie in raising funds from trusts and foundations, donor research and relationship management, as well as corporate fundraising, events and direct mail campaigns. Her love of art, ceramics and the natural world inspire those around her to get involved.

She recently worked with the Royal Forestry Society to develop their schools’ education programme, Teaching Trees, which was described by a participating school as having,

“A much bigger impact than I could ever have envisaged”

Some of the other organisations Rachel has worked with include:

  • The National Trust
  • The Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Tyneside Cinema and Dance City
  • Explore Lifelong Learning

If you’re looking to develop relationships, engage donors and improve your fundraising capacity, Rachel can support you and your team.