Grants Fundraiser

Our Grants Fundraiser is a core member of the development team, generating income for all areas of the organisation including our Urban Forest programme, Trees for Streets and schools projects.

Office location: Kennington Park, London SE11 (hybrid working arrangements considered)

£30,000 per annum

the role

This role would suit a confident, proactive individual who enjoys writing and building relationships. This is an important early career fundraising role for a fast learner, or an opportunity to broaden your existing grants fundraising skills in a new and impactful area.

As our Grants Fundraiser, you will be responsible for securing grants to support all programmes of work to deliver against our strategy for 2022-25, The Turn of Trees. You will be responsible for developing strong relationships with funding partners and reporting on the impact of their funds. To be successful in the role you will research, develop and submit bids that are tailored to meet charity and funder objectives.

This is a permanent role for a target-driven individual to build upon our strong track record of grants fundraising.

about us

Trees for Cities is an ambitious, far-reaching organisation.

Trees for Cities is the only charity that focuses on planting, protecting and promoting urban trees across the UK and overseas. We are a rapidly growing and developing organisation that suits ambitious, dedicated and passionate staff.

We seek a highly-motivated individual to join our Development Team. We are a friendly, supportive, high-performing team and will provide support and training opportunities for personal and professional development. You will work with an experienced Senior Leadership Team from a variety of commercial, charity and environmental backgrounds.

This is a full-time position based in our office in Kennington, London SE11. Hybrid working arrangements combining office and home working will be considered.

Trees for Cities is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. We value diversity and are committed to promoting diversity within the workplace. We aim to ensure that our employees achieve their full potential and that all employment decisions, including recruitment, are taken without reference to irrelevant or discriminatory criteria. A full copy of our Equal Opportunities Policy can be provided on request.

how to apply

Click here to view full job description on our website. Download and complete the application form and submit by email to with the subject heading ‘Grants Fundraiser’.

The deadline to apply is 9am on Monday 13 February 2023

If you are shortlisted for interview, you will normally be contacted within two weeks after applying. If you do not hear from us within this period then you should assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview.

Trees for Cities is an equal opportunities employer.