Work for The Matthew Project

Our values are at the heart of our work; they shape the way we support and care for our people. Our people are committed to making a difference to others' lives through giving hope and providing professional, creative and compassionate support.

The Matthew Project works with individuals and communities affected by substance misuse. Our job roles work alongside individuals and their families throughout their recovery from substance misuse, providing specialist interventions, education and advice to all those who access our services.  Finance, fundraising, ICT, HR and administrative functions provide the infrastructure that support our services.

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Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser

Posted: 23/07/2021 16:21

Deadline: 12/08/2021 12:00

Salary: Pro rata of £20,325 - £24,777 per annum

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Job Type: Fixed term contract (until 31st July 2022)

Are you interested in making a real difference to people in East Anglia?

The Matthew Project is offering an interesting and challenging role to help grow our successful trusts and foundations funding streams.


You will be a key member of the Development and Marketing Team, working in collaboration to help people to overcome the effects of substance misuse and other barriers to living fulfilled and purposeful lives.


This will involve:

  • Developing compelling fundraising applications for public and charity funding to sustain existing programmes and develop new projects

  • Researching, identifying, and responding to funding opportunities, as well as supporting major statutory bids.

  • Developing productive, long-term relationships with trusts and foundations


We are looking for a person with enthusiasm and experience in securing charitable funding.


The Matthew Project is a value driven charity working across East Anglia giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We are an equal opportunities employer and people from all backgrounds are welcome to apply, including those in recovery from substance misuse.

How to apply

Read the full description of the role here and click 'apply now' from the link below to complete and submit your application. 

If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please refer to the guidance on how to apply.

If you require a paper version of the application form and pack please telephone us on 01603 626123 or email [email protected] ensuring you provide your name and postal address.


Application deadline: Thursday 12th August 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: 18th or 19th August 2021 at our Oak Street office