Partner Zone Guide

Find organisations to collaborate with through our Partner Zone. You can search for potential partners by location, organisation type, range of activities, beneficiaries or by collaborative working skills and experiences.

Create a partner profile

Log into your account then from the Partner Zone homepage click on Create a partner profile

To create a Partner Zone profile for your organisation you need to have

  • An organisation linked to your profile
  • Administrator access for your organisation.

If you do not have administrator access you need to click on the Request Administration Access button.

This sends an automatic email to your organisation's primary administrator who can grant you access through their their profile.

Complete your partner profile

Give brief descriptions of your organisation and your funding experiences and future plans.

Then select your collaborative working experience. Organisations looking for expertise in these areas will be 'matched' with you through their search.

Not sure what to write on your profile?

Think about:

What is your organisation’s main driving force?

How would you describe what you do?

What are your goals and aspirations? Where do you see you group in five years time?

What are your strengths as an organisation? Where does your knowledge and expertise lie? Perhaps you have an excellent track record in fundraising?

What are you looking for in a potential partner? Are you looking to work with an organisation from a similar field or are you keen to collaborate with someone completely different? Are you seeking particular key skills?

Searching for partners

Complete our Partner Search

The criteria you select will then match you with suitable or similar organisations listed in the Partner Zone.

Use the keyword search to look for a specific area of work or a type of organisation.

Select contracting opportunities from the drop-down list to search for groups to bid jointly for service contracts.

If you are looking for organisations with a particular skills base or area of expertise to boost your fundraising credentials tick the 'What experience or expertise are you looking for in your potential partner' box.

Contracts

If you are interested in collaborating with other groups through bidding jointly for service contracts, narrow your search by selecting options from the contracting opportunities drop-down list.

Collaborative working

Maybe you are seeking organisations with a particular skills base or area of expertise to boost your fundraising credentials? In this case, use the tick boxes to tailor your results.

Pre-fill search

You can pre-fill your search criteria by using the information in your profile. Select search on my profile or my organisation at the top of the search.

Save your results

You can save your Partner Zone search criteria, results listings and favourite organisations to your profile.

Click on the Save Search or Save Selected buttons.

Find this information in your profile, in the Saved info tab.

Get in touch

Your search will bring up a list of potential partners. To find out more about an organisation click on their name.

Once you've identified organisations that you could work with you can contact through the Contact this group button.

Funding Central’s Partner Zone brings together voluntary and community organisations. If you haven’t found exactly what you were looking for this time try visiting us again to catch up on all the new partner profiles that have been added. Who knows – your perfect fundraising partner could be amongst them.

If you haven’t found exactly what you were looking for this time create your own partner profile to promote your organisation to other users on the site. Then visit us again to catch up on all the new partner profiles that have been added.