Are you a voluntary or community organisation or social enterprise in need of funding advice? Are you unsure how to assess your funding needs or how to identify the most appropriate income source to meet those needs?

Funding Central ( ) is a free website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. The site provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs

If you are completely or relatively new to fundraising, Funding Central provides a guided searchenabling you to identify the most appropriate funding and finance opportunities that best suit you and the beneficiaries that you support

If you are an experienced fundraiser, you can drill down through thousands of opportunities to identify the most appropriate funding or finance for your organisation using the advanced search.

As a funder or a commissioner, you have access to your own exclusive area – the Funder Zone. Here you can explore statistics on your funding programmes or contracts, including web visits and comments made and add your own helpful hints to support fund-seekers.

As an infrastructure organisation you can use Funding Central to access a wealth of support materials to enhance your work with other groups and identify funding and finance opportunities for your own needs.