WM Funders Network

A support network for funders in the West Midlands, helping them to work more effectively and increase their impact on people and communities

WM Funders Network (WMFN) is a membership association for charitable trusts, foundations, other charitable funders and individuals interested in funding the West Midlands voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.

Its members range from large national trusts that give grants in the region to locally-based grant givers, social investors and individuals.

It aims to:

Losing Control in Funding Network

Peer action learning for people working in grant-making who want to learn together and take action to shift power in funding.

The Losing Control in Funding Network re-launched in September 2021. New funders are welcome to join the network at any point over the coming year.

The network is a chance to hear from, meet, get support from and give support to others that are trying to find effective ways to shift power and rethink accountability in funding.