transforming communities through charitable investment

Success Stories

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The Problem

A UK-based fair-trade organisation has partners in Latin America and Africa through which it delivers its objectives. The need was to improve governance, be more user-led, and develop strategic objectives that provided organisational wide benefits

What We Did

Provided coaching support to the CEO and facilitated a range of workshops on governance and strategic planning with the organisations and its partners

The Outcome

Redefined Mission, Vision and Value statements and the creation of strategic objectives that strengthened the secretariat as well as the support and leadership to the partner organisations

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The Problem

International agency that aims to increase impact of civil society organisations needed to launch an action learning programme for leaders of international and Diaspora organisations

What We Did

Led on the planning and delivery of a series of Action Learning Sets and created a fundraising toolkit on fundraising for leaders and fundraisers

The Outcome

Many organisational leaders developed confidence and skills in building growth and sustainability in their organisations

Case Study 10

The Problem

Leading HIV/AIDS and sexual health charity needed to develop the capacity of African organisations

What We Did

Worked closely with the Charity to develop a training and leadership development programme, including good governance, strategic planning, partnership development and stakeholder management, impact and accountability, fundraising and resource mobilisation

The Outcome

Many organisational leaders developed confidence and skills in building growth and sustainability in their organisations

The Problem

A United Nations agency needed to increase its fundraising capacity and plan for sustainability

What We Did

In partnership with a leading resource mobilisation agency we conducted a consultation process for internal stakeholders and developed a Case for Support and Fundraising Strategy

The Outcome

Implementation of the Fundraising Strategy

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The Problem

Internationally renowned animal rights charity needed to implement a Diaspora Giving strategy to increase its influence amongst the South Asian Diaspora in the UK

What We Did

Developed a strategy to engage with the British Asian Diaspora, and designed a job remit for, appointed, and mentored a Diaspora Giving Manager

The Outcome

The organisation had strengthened ties with and access to sections of the British Asian community and greater potential to garner their support

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The Problem

A local charity that is a member of a federated national organisation providing mental health services across the UK needed to develop a strategy to specifically target people from the wider community

What We Did

Following demographic profiling and research into the community make-up of the locality, we developed a project plan and assisted in appointing a specialist community outreach team

The Outcome

Strategy in place to engage people from ethnic minority communities and to increase access and target service provision

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The Problem

A leading South Asian community care provider delivering services in London required an assessment of its operations and develop a strategy to extend its geographical reach

What We Did

Conducted a needs analysis of its infrastructure and impact of services and developed an operational plan and competitive strategy for implementation

The Outcome

Services were improved and the organisation won a local authority contract to deliver services in a new locality

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The Problem

Charity delivering services for refugee communities in Nigeria and Uganda required an assessment of gaps in governance and operations in order to improve services and increase impact in both countries

What We Did

Conducted a 360º audit (Ki-Rin Healthcheck) to identify gaps in organisational governance, management and operations, and generated a comprehensive report with analysis and recommendations for the CEO and Board to implement

The Outcome

Implementation of the recommendations by the CEO and the Board to strengthen position

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The Problem

International organisation providing capacity building services in the area of resource mobilisation required support and advice in improving operational processes

What We Did

Designed a Risk Management framework for implementation, developed a Case for Support in order to strengthen their fundraising position, implemented a more efficient process for IT, and worked closely with the CEO to strengthen the Senior Management Team

The Outcome

The organisation’s capacity development needs were met, providing it with a stronger base for fundraising, operations and management

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The Problem

Homeless charity providing services in London was experiencing conflict amongst members of an operational

What We Did

Conducted root cause analysis exercise involving consultation and objective setting

The Outcome

Comprehensive report for CEO with recommendations to build team cohesion within team and increase productivity

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The Problem

A social justice organisation delivers capacity building services in different regions in Africa. The need was to identify gaps within the infrastructure and develop a coherent strategic plan that involved their partners

What We Did

Conducted a 360º audit (Ki-Rin Healthcheck) to identify gaps in organisational governance, management and operations, and generated a comprehensive report with analysis and recommendations for the CEO and Board to implement

The Outcome

Recommendations were implemented, complemented by the facilitation of strategic planning workshops, followed by a strategic review process a year later, which helped to define key objectives and deliverable for the operational team and

Case Study 12

The Problem

An NHS Trust needed to understand issues concerning the take-up of primary care services in its locality amongst people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities

What We Did

Conducted qualitative and quantitative research amongst the wider community

The Outcome

The production of a comprehensive report outlining gaps in service provision and recommendations for the Trust to improve access

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