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Podcast: Responding to social issues – a funder’s perspective

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Podcast: Responding to social issues – a funder’s perspective

Watch or listen to our Beyond Funding podcast, featuring Benefact Trust Director, Helen Gray
In the third episode of our new podcast series, Beyond Funding, Alice Garwood (Host) speaks to Helen Gray (Benefact Trust Director) about the key issues in society and how we’re responding to them. This episode covers the landscape of social need, the role churches and charities are playing, and how the Trust has evolved its funding to support churches and charities on the frontline.
This is the third episode in the new ‘Beyond Funding’ podcast series to come from the team at Benefact Trust. The podcast offers top tips for churches and charities on their fundraising journey and also hosts conversations about important social issues.
The third Beyond Funding podcast: ‘Responding to social issues – a funder’s perspective’ is available on Youtube and Spotify.

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Helen Gray

Benefact Trust Director

I can see the need worsening before it gets better. For me, a really important strategic objective is that we grow our grant-making…Not for the sake of growth, for the sake of reaching more people and amplifying our impact.
Helen Gray, Benefact Trust Director

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