Introduction

Richard Newton Consulting and Chartered Institute of Fundraising are undertaking an assignment of work on behalf of WCVA to understand more about fundraising in Wales. In particular the amounts raised by organisations in the voluntary sector, and the activities that they undertake to deliver this work.
 
We would be grateful if the person responsible for fundraising in your organisation could complete this survey. We are seeking one response per organisation so please check with those responsible for fundraising who is best placed to complete this survey.
 
All responses are confidential.
 
Should you require additional information, please contact sharon@richard-newton.co.uk

Find out more why we are doing this survey Here. https://bit.ly/3vntyub
 
Please feel free to share this survey with your peer organisations
 
Please only respond if you are a not-for-profit organisation operating within Wales

If your organisation or group operates solely outside of Wales this survey does not apply to you.
 
Please can you complete the survey by 30th July 2021
 
Thank you for taking part.
 
All information collected will be kept in accordance with the WCVA Data Protection Policy and privacy statement.
https://wcva.cymru/privacy-notice/
https://wcva.cymru/data-protection/
About your organisation

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* 1. What is the name of your organisation?

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* 2. What best describes your role in the organisation?

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* 3. In terms of total annual income what is the size of your organisation?

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* 4. What best describes your governance? Please choose one

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* 5. Where are you located and where do you deliver your work?

  Please tick the area your registered address is Please tick where you deliver your services
Local Authority
Blaenau Gwent
Bridgend
Caerphilly
Cardiff
Carmarthenshire
Ceredigion
Conwy
Denbighshire
Flintshire
Gwynedd
Isle of Anglesey
Merthyr Tydfil
Monmouthshire
Neath Port Talbot
Newport
Pembrokeshire
Powys
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Swansea
Torfaen
Vale of Glamorgan
Wrexham
Across all of Wales
England, Scotland and / or Northern Ireland as well as Wales

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* 6. Which cause area(s) does your organisation work in?  Please tick all that apply.
 

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* 7. Do you fundraise through the medium of Welsh?

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* 8. How did your total income in your financial year ended 2020 change compared to the prior year?

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* 9. If you are an organisation operating more widely than Wales, are you able to tell us your voluntary income which was raised in Wales as well as that that may have been raised outside of Wales but restricted to supporting operations in Wales.

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* 10. What methods of fundraising do you engage with to deliver the voluntary income that you shared with us in the prior question?

  Yes We don’t use this method presently, but plan to / would like to We don’t use this method and don’t have plans to
Major donor (individual – including stewardship/special/gala events)
Trusts
Lottery funders
Statutory Grants (excluding contracts, including European funding)
Corporate giving and employee fundraising
Regional, local, community and events (including volunteer led and challenge events)
Legacy
Regular Giving (standing order, Direct Debit and Payroll giving, friends schemes and membership giving)
Other individual giving (“cash” – excluding disaster appeals, including membership fees)
Fundraising fulfilment and supporter service costs (including insight, research, strategy)
Emergency / disaster appeals
Other – please specify in box provided

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* 11. How much income did you receive in your financial year ending in 2020 from the following sources?

Resourcing your fundraising

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* 12. Do you have a fundraising strategy?

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* 13. On a scale of 1 – 5 with one being very confident and 5 being not at all confident – how confident is the organisation in respect of fundraising

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* 14. Who has strategic responsibility for fundraising? Please select all that apply

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* 15. Do you have paid staff?

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* 16. If you have paid fundraising staff in/ responsible for Wales how many Full Time Equivalent approx. does this equate to?

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* 17. Who has operational responsibility for fundraising delivery in Wales? (tick all that apply and rate in order of importance)

  Not at all important Not very important Neither important or not important Important Very important
Trustees
Director or similar with a broad portfolio of responsibilities 
Director with responsibilities solely for fundraising
Operational staff members with abroad portfolio of responsibilities
Operational staff responsible solely for fundraising
Volunteers
Paid external support i.e. fundraising consultants

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* 18. If you have fundraising volunteers in Wales – how many do you have? – note by volunteer, we mean someone who gives of their time freely and regularly (on a long-term basis) to fundraise. This can be individually, as part of a helper group or supporting office staff. Do not count those who are fundraising through challenge events or as part of a time limited corporate fundraising partnership or similar

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* 19. Have you accessed the following sources for advice in respect of fundraising?

  Yes Not accessed yet but likely to No, and don’t plan to
WCVA
Local CVC
Chartered Institute of Fundraising
NCVO
Small Charity Coalition
Sector specific membership body
Paid professional consultancy
Volunteer mentor or similar
Colleague in another similar organisation
Pro Bono support
Social Media resources (e.g. fundraising chat on Facebook or articles on LinkedIn
Sector press

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* 20. Is there anything you would like to tell us about the advice that you receive and where you get it from?  Please use the box below

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* 21. What one thing would you find most useful in terms of future advice or support on fundraising?

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* 22. Is there anything else you think we should know in respect of your fundraising in Wales?  Please use the box below

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* 23. This will be an annual survey, if you’d like to take part next year, please enter your email address here

Thank you for completing this survey.
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