Senior Programme Advisor
Nils manages a portfolio of internal and external funding programmes at the Community Foundation, working with our charity and public sector funding partners regionally and nationally to deliver grantmaking in line with their wishes. Nils promotes grant opportunities, assesses applications and manages awards from the funds he oversees.
Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Nils spent over six years as a Funding Officer at the Big Lottery Fund, where he worked on a range of programmes and visited projects across England from Durham to the Isles of Scilly. Nils also worked at the Tyneside Foyer in Newcastle for three years, managing the ESF-funded IT Centre, and was a lecturer in IT at Sunderland University and Sunderland College.
Nils holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Grantmaking, Philanthropy and Social Investment from Cass Business School.