- Orchard Fundraising
Sam is the founder and Principal Consultant at Orchard Fundraising, which she started in 2016. She has more than 25 years’ experience in fundraising, contributing widely to the UK charity sector with household name national and regional charities. Sam’s experience is wide ranging including also working with schools, universities, churches, community interest companies and statutory funded organisations, such as local councils and the NHS. Her expertise includes developing fundraising strategies, delivering trust and foundation gifts, major donor philanthropy, legacy giving and community fundraising. She holds the Chartered Institute of Fundraising diploma, along with a Churchill Fellowship in charity fundraising in the United States. She has four adult children and is an experienced school governor, charity trustee and fundraising mentor.