Together with Reuben Penny I co-founded Misfits Music, a West Midlands based charity that aims to bring people together through music in September 2018. Misfits Music now runs multiple community music projects for adults including groups for adults, children, older people and adults with complex learning disabilities.My role as Artistic Director encompasses project development, fundraising, finance, producing, HR and much more.
Find out more at https://misfitsmusic.org.uk.
As the co-founder of a community organisation I have much experience to share. I'm a freelance associate with Birmingham Community Matters where I co-design and deliver advice and support sessions to community groups in the city. My shareable experiences includes grant fundraising having raised money from lottery funders, corporate funders and Trusts/Foundations. I also have knowledge of legal structures for community groups, managing and recruiting volunteers, community project development and more.
Contact me to get some help with your idea to bring your community together!
I offer a range of advice, guidance and consultancy around community projects including:
Contact me for a chat about how I can help you, or signpost you to someone who can.