Evaluation

  • Evaluating the impact of programmes supported by funders including Big Lottery Fund, local councils, etc.

  • Engaging beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and trustees and partners, such as funders or referring agencies.

  • A number of clients have used our evaluation reports to inform new bids and successfully apply for new funds.

  • Evaluation clients include Scope, Community Action Suffolk, Home-Start and Your Own Place.

  • Strategy

  • Developing Strategic Plans and Business Plans alongside boards and senior management teams.

  • Supporting organisations to achieve key strategic changes including mergers and strategic reviews.

  • Examples include due diligence and merger support, stakeholder consultation and managing change.

  • Strategy clients include Home-Start, Volunteer Centres, Dame Vera Lynn Trust and Social Enterprise UK.

  • Organisational Strengths Review

  • A full review of organisational strengths, areas for improvement, potential challenges and opportunities.

  • Bespoke reviews designed to meet specific funding requirements, such as the Building Capabilities Fund.

  • Organisational Strengths Review clients include YMCA, The Mix, Westleton Village Hall and Home-Start.

  • Workshops & Facilitation

  • High-energy, interactive workshops tailor-made to suit your needs and designed to engage your whole team, including staff, trustees and volunteers.

  • One-day or half-day workshops on a wide range of topics including evaluating impact, developing strategy or stakeholder engagement.

  • Workshop clients include University of Glasgow, Dunhill Medical Trust and Norfolk Family Mediation.

  • Writing & Research

  • A wide range of writing services including case studies, website content, reports and promotional materials.

  • Undertaking research reports, examples include social prescribing legal advice and social enterprise exports.

  • Writing clients include School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia, British Council and Suffolk Law Centre.

  • Speaking

  • An experienced and highly engaging public speaker on a range of relevant themes and topics.

  • Previous engagements include national conferences, regional events, schools, universities and AGMs.

  • Speaking clients include Social Enterprise UK, British Council, Home-Start and Ormiston Children & Families.