David has extensive experience raising significant income for arts and cultural organisations.

Following work with some of the region's leading arts organisations - including Opera North, Royal Northern College of Music, and Northern Ballet - David now works freelance with organisations across art forms and across the UK.

Specialising in trust and statutory fundraising, David has raised five and six figure sums from many of the UK's leading funders - including Arts Council England, Big Lottery, Heritage Lottery Fund, Garfield Weston Foundation, Foyle Foundation and John Ellerman Foundation.

David would be pleased to discuss fundraising for specific projects, or longer-term strategic and development work. Recent clients have included Magpie Dance, Theatre Alibi, and Unlimited Theatre.

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Northern Ballet 'Elves and the Shoemaker' - David secured multiple grants towards the creation and touring of the children's ballets, including £210,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation (photo: Brian Slater)