Dominic Smith


Dom is a specialist in corporate fundraising with experience across all areas of private sector engagement.

His skills include new business and pipeline development, employee engagement, sponsorships, long term strategic partnerships, corporate foundation grants, charity of the year, cause related marketing partnerships and developing growth strategies.

Dom started his career establishing corporate partnerships as an income stream at Restless Development. As head of corporate partnerships globally, he designed and executed a strategy that saw income from corporate partnerships grow from virtually nothing to a team raising over £500k per year. During his time at Restless Development, Dom specialised in partnerships bringing in vital unrestricted income to the organisation.

Dom has held a number of other corporate fundraising roles and consultancies for national charities and international development NGO’s including ActionAid, Into University, Young People Cornwall and Tanzanian Children’s Fund.

Dominic was nominated for the Institute of Fundraising Rising Star award in 2019, and as part of the Team of the Year at Action Aid in 2021.