Bill Bruty, Director of Fundraising Training Ltd
Bill has been a professional fundraiser since 1984. Over those 30 years Bill has had experience of every fundraising method, from direct mail, community fundraising to raising money from companies and charitable trusts. He has been a senior manager or Director of Marketing for four national charities in the UK: Scope, BTCV, Children’s Aid Direct and FARM-Africa.
In 1998 Bill established his own fundraising training and consultancy business.
Bill also helps organisations to develop and improve their fundraising strategies and current clients include: New Economics Foundation; the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA); the British Stammering Association, Parkinson’s UK and Sightsavers. Alongside working with the larger charities, Bill also supports small community groups. Working with local NGOs, mainly in East Africa, is another strand to his fundraising.
Bill has developed and run training courses and consultancy projects all over the world. Since 1998, he has had extensive experience of supporting fundraising by local NGOs in Africa.
Bill provides consultancy and training service for grant makers, in order to support their beneficiaries. Recently he has undertaken such work for GAME group plc, the MAN Group Charitable Trust and Porticus UK.
A fundraising trainer since 1992, Bill is recognised as one of the most experienced and knowledgeable fundraisers in the UK, especially in the field of grantseeking from charitable trusts and government bodies.
In 2012, Bill was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising in the UK.