Organisational Management and Development

Find support with organisational management and development in the three sections below:

 

 


Inclusion London Members’ Resources: Guides to Business and Financial Modelling

Getting to Grips with Business Modelling

Our exclusive members-only resource Getting to Grips with Business Modelling will help you find out about how business modelling works, and to create a business model for your organisation. To become a member click here.

Getting to Grips with Financial Modelling

Our members-only resource Getting to Grips with Financial Modelling will help you understand financial models. A financial model is a document which explains all the costs involved in your business model. It makes it really clear what key resources you put into delivering your model, and how much money they cost. To become a member click here.


General Organisational Management and Business Development

Accelerator Programme

www.growingsocialventures.org

Type of support offered: Social enterprise development. Training programme and other resources to support scaling up of social enterprises

Cost: Free to enterprises successful in getting onto the programme.

ACEVO

www.acevo.org.uk

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Range of training, guidance papers, toolkits, publications, consultancy support re: organisational development, and peer support networks some free guidance but mostly reliant on joining as a member.

Cost: On sliding scale dependent on size of organisation, but minimum £200

Benefacto

www.benefacto.org

Type of support offered: Organisation Management and Development. Links business volunteers with charities and advertises volunteer opportunities.

Cost: free

BeyondMe

www.beyondme.org

Type of support offered: Puts teams of professionals together to support chosen charities with their development. Have to go through an application process.

Cost: Free

Business Model Generation

www.businessmodelgeneration.com

Type of support offered: Business Planning. Business modelling tool and support network.

Cost: Free internet network and downloadable tool. Book and training charged. See website.

Business Unusual

www.businessunusual.co.uk

Type of support offered: Business Development. Support social enterprises and charities to build effective relationships with corporate partners.

Cost: Unknown

Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness

www.cass.city.ac.uk/research-and-faculty/centres/cass-centre-for-charity-effectiveness

Contact: 020 7040 5562, CassCCE@city.ac.uk

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Toolkits and guidance around organisational development. Consultancy support.

Cost: Some guidance can be downloaded for free. Other support is charged. See their website for details.

Charity Finance Group

www.cfg.org.uk

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Downloadable policies and documents on a wide range of organisational issues.

Cost: Free

Charity Finance Group’s Small Charities Programme

http://smallcharityfinance.org.uk/

Offers courses in a range of financial management topics to charities with income below £1million. Courses are £20 each

Community Catalysts and Community Action Southwark

www.communitycatalysts.co.uk/category/southwark-micro-enterprise-project/

Contact: 1 Addington Square, Camberwell, London, SE5 0HF
Claudia Gold – 07584 474542, claudia.gold@communitycatalysts.co.uk

Type of support offered: Micro enterprise development. Support for people who want to set up micro-enterprises for care and support services for Disabled people.

Cost: Free

Cranfield Trust

www.cranfieldtrust.org

01794 830338

Free management consultancy for organisations whose primary focus is disability, social exclusion or poverty.

Cost: Free

Directory for Social Change

www.dsc.org.uk

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development-Training. Training courses and publications on all areas relating to voluntary sector. Access to fundraising databases.

Cost: Charged. See their website.

Direct Gov

www.gov.uk/browse/business

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Advice, guidance and templates for business development.

Cost: Free

ELBA

www.elba-1.org.uk

Type of support offered: Business Development. Link charities with local business and professionals to help with wide range of organisational development. Work in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

Cost: Free

Foundation for Social Improvement

www.thefsi.org

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Training, consultancy, publications on lots of areas of organisational development.

Cost: Some free (for registered members – charities with turnover below £1.5million can register) and some charged.

Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Advice, blogs, discussions, how to guides on all sorts of issues relevant to the voluntary sector and organisational/professional development.

Cost: Free

Impetus Trust

www.impetus.org.uk

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Work intensively with particular organisations to scale up their work/develop their organisation. Organisations with turnover above £250K and working with disadvantaged young people

Cost: Free

Know How Non Profit

www.knowhownonprofit.org 

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Online resources and info sharing on all aspects of not for profit organiasations.

Cost: Free

LVSC (Happy)

www.happy.co.uk/what-we-do/lvsc/

Contact: 020 7375 7375, lvsc@happy.co.uk

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Broad range of training around management competencies, and organisational change and development

Cost: Charged (see programme).

Mindtools

www.mindtools.com

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Advice, guidance and templates for organisational and business development.

Cost: Free

My Community Rights

www.mycommunityrights.org.uk

Type of support offered: Community development. Advice, guidance and some funding support for communities to take control of services, development etc, in their neighbourhoods.

Cost: Free

Pilot Light

www.pilotlight.org.uk

Contact: 020 7283 7010

Type of support offered: Strategic and Business Planning. Coaching support for one year (three hours per month) to charities and social enterprises with income less than £3million by four professionals from the business sector matched to your organisation. They aim to support organisations in developing robust strategic and business plans – with outcomes of increased income, increased beneficiaries and improvements in business skills such as analysis and planning, fundraising and financial management, staff and trustee performance, communications and measurement.

Cost: Free to successful applicants.

Prohelp

www.bitc.org.uk/programmes/prohelp

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Links business professionals to community organisations for wide range of support

Cost: Free.

School for Social Entrepreneurs

www.the-sse.org

Type of support offered: Social enterprise development. Courses and workshops about social enterprise development, or moving charities towards trading.

Cost: Some free, some charged. See website for details.

Small Charities Coalition

www.smallcharities.org.uk

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Regular bulletins to members, advice online, free training, skills sharing and mentoring service, trustee finding service.

Cost: Free to organisations with income below £1million.

Social Business Trust

www.socialbusinesstrust.org

Type of support offered: Organisational development. Scaling up social enterprise. Support and sometimes financial investment in charities or CICs with income over 1.5 million and significant proportion of earned income, with minimum of 1000 users per year.

Cost: Free.

Young Foundation

youngfoundation.org

Type of support offered: Organisational Management and Development. Research publications, and sometimes support programmes in specific service delivery fields – see website.

Cost: See website.


Governance

Association of Chairs

www.associationofchairs.org.uk

Type of support offered: Governance. Membership organisation for Chairs. Events, networks, resources.

Cost: Membership fee on sliding scale (eg £50/year for organisations with income below £1million)

Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness

www.casscity.ac.uk/cce-consultancy

Contact: 020 7040 0901, CassCCE@city.ac.uk

Type of support offered: Governance Development. Consultancy Support for governance development.

Cost: Charged.

Honorary Treasurers Forum

www.honorarytreasurers.org.uk

Type of support offered: Governance Forum for Treasurers. Guidance and events.

Cost: Free memberships. Resources and events charged.

Small Charities Coalition

www.smallcharities.org.uk

Type of support offered: General. Trustee recruitment. Mentoring. Regular bulletins to members, advice online, free training, skills sharing and mentoring service, trustee finding service.

Cost: Free to organisations with income below £1million.


Evidencing Need and Impact

Big Society Capital

www.bigsocietycapital.com

Type of support offered: Social Investment. Social Impact Measurement Advice and guidance on social investment sources and on social impact measurement

Cost: Free.

Charities Evaluation Service

GLA London Datastore

data.london.gov.uk

Type of support offered: Evidencing need. Monthly e-bulletin with data about Londoner’s issues, for example employment stats updates. Sample bulletin here.

Cost: Free.

New Philanthropy Capital

thinknpc.org

Type of support offered: Impact Measurement. Training and publications, and consultancy. Great toolkit for measuring journey to employment (Jet Pack)

Cost: Charged. See their website.

Office of Disability Issues

odi.dwp.gov.uk/fulfilling-potential/toolkit.php

Type of support offered: Evidencing need. Toolkit for DPULOs with data sources and advice on how these can be used

Cost: Free.

Probono Economics

www.probonoeconomics.com

Type of support offered: Impact measurement and monetising social value. Link economists to charities to advise and support on impact measurement and monetising value. Long term support (usually at least a year).

Cost: Free.

 

 


inclusion-london-reportsMore resources available in our Members area

• Member Resource: Getting to Grips with Business Modelling
• DDPO HR Policy Templates
• Toolkit: Making Events Accessible to Disabled People

Not a member? Find out how your organisation can become a member at https://www.inclusionlondon.org.uk/membership/