The Cultural Engine prides itself on making things 
happen by providing the following services:

Bid Writing and Fundraising Strategies:

Writing the case for support, developing strong narrative and securing public and strategic support for projects. Areas covered include Heritage Lottery, Big Lottery, Arts Council, Government and regional regeneration, trusts and foundations. We have a strong track record of securing capital and revenue funding for a wide range of projects over many years.


Project Management & Development:

Managing projects through all stages of delivery. This includes project initiation, project planning, budget and cash-flow management, delivery on the ground, procurement of services and works.


Strategy Development & Implementation:

Writing relevant and deliverable strategies with a broad range of stakeholders, identifying wants and needs, hosting events and presentations and setting a clear course for achieving desired outcomes.


Business Planning:

Writing business plans, operational planning, and budgeting, options appraisals, identifying and resolving financial challenges, cash flow forecasts, matching core capabilities to outcomes, market positioning.


Developing Ideas & Concepts:

Taking ideas and seeing where they can go, presenting a concept to the right audience, thinking about funding opportunities.


Partnership Development & Networking:

Identify opportunities for organizations to work together and collaborate to achieve better outcomes for communities.


Evaluation, Evidence Base, and Intelligence Gathering:

Undertaking evaluations of public funded programmes, reviewing outcomes against project aims, compiling evidence and data.



Undertaking research, developing relationships with academic institutions, think tanks and other social, cultural and economic research organizations, and applying new ideas and thinking to projects and activities on the ground