Alison Pollard: Head of Development

Alison has worked at the Trust since 2004.  In her current role on the Fundraising team she manages our relationships with trusts and foundations and development of corporate relationships. Other work includes developing the Professional Trades Directory and our events programme. 

For a decade, she developed and managed our grants programmes. Then worked to expand our support for churches.

Since leaving her first job working with artists’ rights at the BBC, she has focused primarily on funding, advising and developing support, developing strategy and managing change, governance and fundraising for small to medium sized not for profit organisations. 

Her academic background is in medieval literature and history. She has a keen interest in all of the arts, heritage and the support of marginalised and vulnerable people.  She has also worked in a voluntary capacity as a mentor for refugees.

email: alison.pollard@nationalchurchestrust.org
telephone: 020 7227 1932