Circling the Square has produced funding plans and carried out fundraising for a number of clients on various projects. Usually, fundraising is seen as a key aspect of feasibility and business plans. Below are examples of CTS's fundraising:


Community Consortium Fundraising Consultancy

Circling the Square acted as the fundraising consultants for the Community Consortium (the community development arm of Heart of Thames Gateway). This work involved undertaking an appraisal of the Consortium and future development, preparation of 15+ funding bids to public bodies, charitable trusts and foundations

Limehouse Town Hall Heritage Lottery Funding

Circling the Square worked with thee Limehouse Town Hall Consortium to support the writing of their successful Heritage Lottery Project Funding bid for the future restoration and development of this Grade 2 listed building. We also facilitated the appointment of the architects to carryout the restoration work.

Grant for Arts (GFA) Applications

Circling the Square produced successful GFA Applications as part of the Business Planning process for both the Essex Insite Cultural Tourism  & Hertfordshire Green Heart Partnerships.

Charitable Trust & Foundation Applications

Circling the Square as written funding applications on behalf of clients to a wide range of charitable trusts and foundations, for example as part of the Salford Sports Village Public Art Plan, Felmore Primary School Inspirational Domes Project and Writtle CADE Culture 2000.

The Community Consortium


Limehouse Town Hall



Chestnuts Park Open Day