MC Navigator




about us

MC Navigator provides support to the charity, voluntary and not for profit sectors to help navigate the path towards securing funds, taking new projects forward and getting ideas off the ground. We provide wrap around support including new business start-ups, income generation, business planning and support.


Our Services


Business and Strategic Planning

We’ll support your organisation, interpreting your vision into a full strategic and business plan. We can empower you through a series of workshops and activities to produce and write your own plan or take the burden away from trustees and the staff team and complete the plan on your behalf utilising your ideas and vision.

Fundraising and Business Development

We can create a fundraising strategy for your organisation and lead and develop on funding applications, tenders and campaigns. We will help you get your bid ready and navigate the endless options to help you start up, become established and then grow in the sector.

infrastructure Support

Training and bespoke support for charities and social enterprises to up-skill staff, trustees, directors or volunteers and improve knowledge of fundraising, income generation and business development.



Who we are


Clare de Bathe

3 years in public sector working for HMRC and NCIS (National Criminal Intelligence Service):

  • Working on all aspects of research for Interpol and government agencies
  • Security cleared to highest level to deal with sensitive data and reporting
  • Working with civilian staff as well as HM Officers and Police Inspectors
  • 15 years’ experience in voluntary sector where responsibilities have included:
    • Community learning and development
    • Evaluation and research
    • Compliance, standards and quality
    • Strategic and Business planning
    • Business development and bid/tender writing
    • Partnerships and subcontracting lead
    • Fundraising and project conception 
    • Start up and management
    • Project completion and evaluation
    • Sustainability and exit strategies
  • Trust Director – Chichester Community Development Trust
  • Trustee of Youth Activity Centres based at two historic buildings on Portsdown Hill.
  • Trustee of Voluntary Action Arun and Chichester
  • Clerk and Treasurer of Chichester Welfare Trusts

Megan Whittle

20 years’ experience of working in the business, commercial and voluntary sector where responsibilities have included:

  • Business development and bid/tender writing
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Finance systems and management accounting
  • Management and organisational development
  • End to end sales, business engagement and development
  • Staff recruitment, development and management
  • Commissioning and tendering
  • Partnerships and subcontracting lead
  • Procurement, tender appraisal and panel evaluation
  • Brokering and marketing
  • Compliance, standards and quality


CONTACT US  /  07713 247131  /  07725 568899


12 Fairfield Road, Bosham, Chichester, PO18 8JH