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Richard Witt - Rendered on: 17/12/2017 13:34:55

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Job Role

Development Director

Organisation

Sedbergh School Foundation

Biography

Richard has been the Development Director at Sedbergh School Foundation since 2003. He has been fundraising for over thirty years as director of a number of national and regional charities and as a fundraising consultant to government organisations such as British Waterways, National Parks and Forestry Commission.

Sedbergh School Foundation has raised over £10m since it was established in 2001 through a comprehensive fundraising portfolio which has included lottery grants, charitable trusts, bursary appeals, legacies and major capital projects.

The Foundation’s “1525 Society” is the largest legacy society of any independent school in the country with over 250 members and legacy pledges estimated in excess of £6m.