Please note that Finbar Cullen no longer works as a freelance prospect researcher. He may be available for employment, but not as a freelance researcher.

Finbar Cullen established ResearchPlus in 2005 to provide fundraising research services for the not-for-profit sector, providing quality up to date information to help secure the support you need. ResearchPlus offered:

Research Services
Consultancy, training and mentoring

Finbar has worked in the voluntary sector for over twenty years and has been a prospect researcher since 1999. Finbar was a senior researcher at Factary and worked for Children’s Hospice South West on their major capital appeal for over two years. He is an Associate Consultant with International Fundraising Consultancy, and a Consultant with Action Planning. He has a prospect research blog on Howard Lake’s UK Fundraising website, and was previously an associate editor of fResource.

In October 2013, Finbar published a directory of (100+) “unpublished” grant-making trusts. All received donations of at least £100,000, usually from a single donor. In June 2012, Finbar published a directory of (100+) “unpublished” Scottish grant-making trusts.

Each month, Finbar contributes to The Trust List, highlighting newly registered grant-making trusts worthy of particularly close attention.

Finbar was a frequent speaker at Institute of Fundraising and other conferences.

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