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There’s a big change coming this summer: Truffle Pig Consulting will be closing its doors at the end of July, with Truffle Pig Training launching in August 2022.
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Fundraising & Development Support

Glasgow based, we offer grant-writing support services, taking fundraising off the to-do list of busy charity and community leaders.

We're currently closed to any new business until May 2022 - but do drop us a line so we can schedule you in as soon as we have availability. 



Established in 2014, Truffle Pig was designed to help creative or community projects submit high-quality grant applications. We find opportunities, create plans and submit applications so that you can focus on delivery.


Working across the UK we find funders, draft applications, edit applications, strategise and train people up. 


We deliver hundreds of applications a year with high success rates, hitting fundraising targets from £5,000 to £400,000 and helping organisations of all sizes revitalise their programmes. 




Bringing Home the Bacon


Knowing where to apply for money, how much to ask for and when their deadlines are.

Familiar with the community and creative sector across Scotland and the UK, we know where to apply for money, how much to ask for, and relevant funding deadlines.

Fees start at: 

£320 + VAT | Basic Package, 10-30 prospects

£640 + VAT | Full Package, 30+ prospects


Develop all aspects of your project to be funding ready.

Complete your planning with a consultation call and assistance with project areas: timeline and schedule; outcomes and indicators; budget (including in-kind and match donations); evidence of need; case studies, and consultation.

Fees start at:

£160 + VAT | Edit of a single project area

£320 + VAT | Draft of a single project area



Turning  project plans into written applications for specific funders.

Truffle Pig submits hundreds of applications a year that help clients secure everything from small project grants to major multi-year core funding support.

Fees start at:

£200 + VAT | Small (£1-5k, e.g. Awards For All)

£500 + VAT | Medium (£5-£20k, e.g. Gannochy)

£700 + VAT | Large (£15+ multi-year, e.g. Robertson)


Hands-on practical training for your staff, membership or event.

Get the tools to run your own fundraising. Our strategists share the Truffle Pig knowledge, templates and processes in one-to-one or group sessions to help with: upskilling your team, doing group planning, and creating your strategy.

Fees range from: 

£200-350 (+VAT) per session, depending on numbers and content. Contact us for more details.

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Charities, Community Interest Companies, Constituted Groups

"Working with Truffle Pig has been golden, it's just invaluable and has made all the difference."

Stellar Quines create theatre and nurture artists that celebrate the value and diversity of women and girls. We work with their creative steam to create and deliver a strategy, train up staff, draft and edit applications that have brought in new funds from highly competitive sources. 

We work with: Solar Bear, Stellar Quines, Oi Musica, Circolombia, musicALL, Indepen-dance, Computer Aided Theatre and Baltic Street Adventure Playground. Recent clients include Toonspeak Young People's Theatre, Potential in Me CIC, Education Scotland, Tramway. Recent short contract consultancy clients include:  Articulate, Starcatchers, CircusWorks, American Youth Circus Organisation.

Client: Stellar Quines 'The Girl'
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Baltic Street Adventure
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Paid Membership with access to Templates, Videos, AMA's, and more. 



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To reach our CEO Erin McElhinney (pictured left), please contact:

Ninja Unicorn, 1 & 1A, 55 - 57 Ruthven Lane, Glasgow, G12 9BG 

erin.trufflepig@gmail.com  |  Mobile: +44 7855 566679

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