Our Building Futures project supports frontline women’s organisations in London to become  financially stronger, resilient and more independent. These resources have been designed as part of this project to support women’s organisations think about how they can find sustainable funding.

Guide to getting started with your fundraising - A basic guide to give you some ideas on how to start fundraising

Guide to commissioning and procurement - A guide that provides useful tips on networking, and guidance for developing and maintaining relationships with funders and commissioners.

Guide to Strategic planning - The complexity of your strategic plan will depend on the characteristics of your organisation, how large it is, how long it has been operating and the external environment you are working in. This guide will take you through the essential elements of the process and recommend further reading and resources that may assist.

WRC Funding Directory is a database of funders that award either grants or loans. It aims to raise awareness of more specialist grants that can support the work of women’s organisations.  It is not comprehensive and is intended as a starting point.

WRC and WGN have produced a set of Good Practice Briefings for front line workers in the field of violence against women and girls. The majority of the briefings are based on the Professional Exchange Seminars delivered as part of the Sharing Our Strengths project, funded by London Councils, which brought together practitioners to discuss and explore issues relating to best practice around violence against women and girls.

Good Practice Briefing: Developing Income from Individual Donors.

Guide to Traiding and Social Enterpise

Guide to Measuring outcomes

Partnership agreement templates

WRC and WGN have produced a set of Good Practice Briefings for front line workers in the field of violence against women and girls. The majority of the briefings are based on the Professional Exchange Seminars delivered as part of the Sharing Our Strengths project, funded by London Councils, which brought together practitioners to discuss and explore issues relating to best practice around violence against women and girls.

Good Practice Briefing: Working in Partnership, an introductory guide.

Given the diversity of women’s organisation and the numerous different types of partnership working they may be involved with it is difficult to draw up a single partnership agreement template instead we have provided below examples of different partnership agreements used by existing women’s partnerships.

Women’s Health and Equality Consortium

WHEC Partnership Agreement

Addendum to WHEC partnership agreement

WHEC Partnership terms of reference

WHEC meeting protocol

Tips and advice on intelligent commissioning, what it looks like and how you can make the case for it with local public body funders

Factsheet on Intelligent Commissioning

Community Foundations are a possible source of funding locally this guide tells you how you can access them

Guide to Community Foundations