Tony Banks

Tony Banks Consulting


Tony Banks provides consultancy at the forefront of fundraising innovation and event strategy development. With over 13 years of dedicated experience in the third sector and local government, he specialise in crafting unforgettable events and stewardship strategies that not only drive engagement but also significantly enhance income generation for clients. His approach is rooted in simplicity, transparency, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

His comprehensive suite of services encompasses:

Fundraising strategy - Tailored strategies designed to unlock the full potential of your fundraising efforts, maximising donor engagement and financial support.

Events strategy and fundraising - From special events to challenge events and conferences, Tony excels in conceptualising, planning, and executing events that leave a lasting impact while driving crucial fundraising goals.

In-person and virtual events delivery - Seamlessly transition between in-person and virtual events, ensuring your message resonates across all platforms.

Corporate partnerships and sponsorship acquisition - Forge meaningful partnerships with corporates, securing vital sponsorship that aligns with your organisation's mission and values.

Major donor and high-value fundraising strategy and stewardship - Elevate your major donor relations with bespoke strategies and personalised stewardship plans that foster lasting connections and secure substantial gifts.

Celebrity engagement - Leverage expertise in working with high-profile individuals to amplify your cause and attract invaluable support from celebrity advocates.

Mentoring and coaching - Tony's unique mentoring program offers peer-to-peer support and unparalleled guidance for budding fundraisers and event professionals, with a strong emphasis on mental health and well-being.

Team building, workshop facilitation, and speaker services: Empower your team with dynamic workshops and engaging speaker sessions focused on embracing failure, nurturing mental health, fostering innovation, and creating truly unforgettable experiences.

Embark on a transformative journey towards greater impact, enhanced engagement, and unparalleled success in fundraising and event strategy.


Tony has had the privilege of supporting organisations big and small, such as Hope at Home, Space for Giants, Rethink Mental Illness, Lumos, Battersea, Saint Francis Hospice, and many more.


Mental Health First Aid
Neurodiversity Awareness & Safeguarding
Strategic Leadership and Coaching


- 13+ years of experience in fundraising leadership, events management and consultancy.
- Proven track record of success with diverse clients across the third sector.
- Recognised as a thought leader and innovator in the charity and event sectors.
- Mental health advocate and champion, putting wellbeing at the forefront of every journey.