With over 20 years experience, we are a fundraising and evaluation consultancy helping charities, arts organisations, and community groups to have the best possible impact in their work.
From startups and community groups through to more established charities Amplify can provide your organisation with a tailored package of support to build your capacity and ensure success in your fundraising.
We hold an excellent track record in developing and implementing successful fundraising strategies that respond to organisation’s specific needs and priorities. Recent clients include rb&hArts, Arts Canteen, Goldsmiths University, Young Urban Arts Foundation, BOOK Music & Lyrics, SDNA, the Institute for Sound and Music (Berlin), West Horsley Place, Fashion Roundtable, and the College of Osteopaths. We also work with Fundraising Training Ltd delivering workshops for the Skilled Grantseeker programme (which we thoroughly recommend).
Providing a good return on investment, Amplify provides a cost effective opportunity to work with an experienced professional that knows the fundraising landscape.
Director & Lead Consultant – Rob Parton
Since the early noughties, Rob has directly raised over £20million pounds through his work across a variety of causes. Specialising in charitable trusts, major grant makers, and philanthropic gifts, he has worked with all of the UK’s major grant makers as well as with international foundations and funding bodies.
He has previously held senior management positions in organisations supporting the arts, heritage, community, social welfare, and human rights. Past roles included Senior Grants Manager at the Barbican, Head of Fundraising and Shape Arts, and Trusts and Grants Manager at Freedom from Torture.
Every organisation Rob has worked with has seen great success in their fundraising, which continues to this day through Amplify.
Associate Consultant – Laura Whitticase
Laura is an organisational development, fundraising and evaluation specialist with over 15 year’s experience. She has worked within a range of senior and board roles across the charity, music, culture, public and education sectors including Girls Rock London, the Barbican, PRS Foundation, and British Underground. Laura is a passionate, values-led, empathic specialist in strategic development, fundraising, organisational narrative, evaluation, impact and organisational change.
Her expertise lies in being able to see the big picture, while paying close attention to the detail, forging strong interpersonal relationships and holding advanced skills in written and verbal communication.
Associate Consultant – Ben Pearce
Ben is a charity management, development and governance specialist with 20 years’ experience. He was previously the Executive Director of both the West Horsley Place Trust and of Paintings in Hospitals, where he oversaw development and fundraising to great success.
Ben’s focus is on securing funding from grant makers, with a specialism in heritage, visual arts and culture, and health and wellbeing. He has also project managed major capital and community projects for museums and galleries, and a programme as part of the London 2012 Olympics.
Ben is a Trustee for: GEM (Group for Education in Museums), BGI who manage the National Videogame Museum; and SPAB. He is also founding Non-Executive Director of the Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance.