Lottie Donovan

Lottie Donovan

Head of Development

Lottie's fundraising experience began in 1998, at University, when she was elected Student Union RAG chair. After pursuing a career in marketing and events Lottie returned to fundraising in 2008 as a senior development manager for Bristol University working on their £100 million Centenary Campaign. In July 2014 Lottie was asked to join Watershed as their Head of Development. One day a week Lottie works as a freelance fundraising consultant, with client’s including National Theatre, MAC Birmingham, OCM and Kneehigh and closer to home Wise Children, Theatre Bristol and the University of the West of England. 

With 10 years’ experience in development, specialising in face-to-face fundraising across the Arts and Education sector, Lottie is passionate about empowering organisations and individuals to own and share their unique stories, whilst developing ways to diversify their income streams and build sustainable funding models. 

Email: lottie.donovan@watershed.co.uk