Grants and Fundraising


St Matthews Big Local is looking to recruit a Grants and Fundraising Co-ordinator 

Salary £23,356 (Pro-rata 16 hr contract)

Based at St Matthew's House, 25 Kamloops Crescent, Leicester. LE1 2HX. The hours of the post are flexible and will allow for some home working but there would be an expectation that at least 8 hours a week will be worked at our offices. Hour of work are usually office hours but some flexibility is required to work weekends for events is required.

We are looking to recruit a talented, flexible, and experienced individual to join our team. The contract is initially for 1 year with the possibility to extend this further. 

You will play a vital role in supporting the Manager and Board of Trustees in establishing a sustainable financial future for our charity. 

The post holder will assist with the development of a long-term strategy including the creation of a new community business, fundraising, and business plan.


The post holder will research and identify new income sources as well as helping to develop robust business plans to guide our work.  

The post holder will also be responsible for maintaining our existing relationships with key stakeholders and developing new partnerships. They will source additional funding, writing reports, and timely applications where appropriate. Additionally, the post holder will support the manager and Board of Trustees and provide a range of administrative support as necessary. 

The post holder will also support the development of St Matthews House community hub, our Multi-Use Games Area, and maximising its use in line with the charities vision, objectives and optimising opportunities. 

The closing date for the application: This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can if interested. 

The completed application should be emailed to