Abbie Hayes

Fundraiser, Director HayesKenyon Ltd


Abbie Hayes is a freelance fundraiser with significant experience in the cultural sector. For a decade Abbie gained fundraising experience within the Development team at the Victoria & Albert Museum. As Head of Grants, between 2011 and 2015, Abbie secured funds from trusts, foundations and public sector grant-giving bodies towards the Museum’s capital, acquisitions and revenue priority projects.


As Director of HayesKenyon Ltd, Abbie specialises in bid-writing for culture sector projects. Clients to date include V&A, RIBA, LIFT, East London Dance, and The Ashmolean Museum.