Ambition Lawrence Weston
Worked with residents and partners to establish a new charitable company for the neighbourhood.
Sovereign Housing Association
Commented on draft Memorandum and Articles of Association and gave advice on how to establish a successful resident led Development Trust for Hanham Hall.
We delivered a range of services to this long standing women’s refuge. Work included; board development, feasibility studies, partnership development, income generation and fundraising advice.
Gloucester Domestic Violence Support and Advocacy Project (GDVSAP)
This work involved a number of tasks including; board development, advising on a potential merger, staff support, and strategic planning.
Fast Track Trust
Wrote a business plan and funding bid for Objective 2 funding for this BME-led employment support organisation.
Silai Nappy Company
Worked with a group of women entrepreneurs to help them establish a community enterprise manufacturing re-usable cotton nappies.
St Paul’s Unlimited/Easton and Lawrence Hill Neighbourhood Renewal
Worked with residents, community groups and public sector agencies to set up a new community bus service in inner city Bristol.
Knowle West Media Centre
Undertook business planning and funding bids for the first phase of building a new media centre in Bristol.
Greets Green Retail and Enterprise Training
Worked with small businesses in the Greets Green New Deal for Communities area of West Bromwich to establish a new social enterprise providing business support services to local traders.
Amana Education Trust
Worked with this Bristol based Somali led organisation to complete its first comprehensive business plan and forward funding strategy.
Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH)
Wrote a new business plan and funding strategy to enable this organisation to sustain and grow its national award winning services.
Provided advice and guidance on establishing a not-for-profit arm to this successful inner city community business.
BCC Objective 2 Team
Assisted the team to finalise a business plan and cash flow for new workspace provision in St Pauls.
Oldbury Court Community Centre
Worked with Trustees of this small charity to help to improve the management of their community building.
St Werburghs Community Association
Provided services through a number of contracts, including on behalf of the Development Trusts Association, to assist the organisation to successfully secure £1m investment from the Community Assets Fund to upgrade and extend their community building.
Avonmouth Community Association
Worked with Trustees and partner agencies to develop a comprehensive business and action plan, focussing on improving developing more local services and activities.
Wellspring Healthy Living Centre
Developed this new centre’s first comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation strategy, with a customised database, and provided staff training sessions.