Previously Head of Fundraising at Freedom From Torture (formerlyMedical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture), Jim Tomlinson has an excellent background in all aspects of fundraising.
He is an exceptional Grants fundraiser, having met personal annual income targets in excess of £2 million from this area forFreedom from Torture, where he managed relationships with, amongst others, the European Commission and United Nations.
As a consultant for IFC Jim has worked directly with organisations in researching and writing fundraising bids, including raising £1.6m from the Big Lottery Fund for a Library renovation and securing a £1m government grant for a Youth Centre. He has worked with diverse group of organisations, including development and human rights groups in Kyrgyzstan, international development organisations, and employment campaign organisations in England.
Jim holds a postgraduate qualification in research design and methodology and has provided research services to a number of UK, US based and international organisations.He has researched a number of funding areas including bio-diversity, health systems, human rights, AIDS/HIV and sustainable development.