Our clients’ privacy is very important to us so we cannot give full details of a lot of them but here are some examples of some of the contracts we can tell you about:
Westcliff Drop-in Centre - evaluation of Lottery funded projects
Advice North Lincolnshire - evaluation of Advice Services Transition funded project
The Exodus Project - feasibility study of developing their premises in South Hiendley to provide residential accommodation for children's activities
New Holland Parish Council - feasibility study and business plan for asset transfer of redundant church/local publ to Parish Council for use as a community building
Holme Valley Parish Council - support with asset transfer of Holmfirth Civic Hall
Harrogate and Ripon Centres for Voluntary Services - researching a model for Supported Volunteering across North Yorkshire
Rape Crisis England and Wales - literature review of initiatives to prevent sexual violence
Lincolnshire Centres for Voluntary Service - evaluation of the MOVE BBO employability project across Greater Lincolnshire, with Rose Regeneration
Nunburnholme Community Room Organising Committee - business planning and legal structure support for group, as an associate for Humber and Wolds Rural Action
Rossington Parish Council - feasibility study for asset transfer of youth centre
Faith in Communities, Co Durham - community development training for faith based community activists
Advice Barnsley - Ann conducted a feasibility study for advice agencies in Barnsley working together to secure resources for the sustainability of the sector.
North East Lincolnshire Council - preparation of Local Development Strtegy for bid for Community Led Local Development - with Rose Regeneration
CrosbyOne - supporting a group of local people in their attempt to convert space in St George's Church for community use.
Plunkett Foundation - Ann is both specialist and community adviser to groups interested in owning their local pub or shop
North Yorkshire and York Forum – research project into the nature and needs of BME communities in North Yorkshire
'D' Cancer Support Group - was originally set up as a Community Interest Company. Subsequently they were assisted to convert into a charity.
Community Matters – providing support to a range of community organisations across Yorkshire and the Humber and Lincolnshire to achieve the VISIBLE quality standard, to take part in the YourValue impact assessment and in working towards asset transfer.
Winterton 2022 – BIG Local Partnership (www.winterton2022.org.uk) – helping them to develop the first draft of their community plan to spend £1 million in Winterton.
'G' Village Hall - entered into an ambitious scheme to buy and develop their premises with a loan from Charity Bank. We acted for them in negotiations with Charity Bank, with solicitors for the organisation which owned the premises, with solicitors for the parish council, and with the local authority, in setting up a Scheme with the Charity Commission and making the detailed arrangements for the project to go ahead.
'K' Community Project - we set up a local community education project as a company and a charity, and provided the trustees with training to enable them to fulfil their role. We have performed this service for a number of organisations, including an AIDS support charity, a local food and agriculture project, a group setting up to run local playing fields and a social enterprise for young people.