Whether you are just starting out and need a Business Plan to underpin your vision, we can help you by providing in-person business planning facilitation sessions. You may have been operating for a several years and are now needing to update the way you collect and report on the impact you are making, we can help you at every stage of your journey.
Our Business Planning service enables us to work with you and your team to bring clarity to your organisation’s future direction. We use a supportive, plain-speaking approach which ensures you are not bombarded with jargon or complex technical models. Instead, we work with you to create a user-friendly operational business plan that you can use to drive your business where you want it to go. This service includes a business visioning workshop and mentoring throughout so that you can implement your new business plan into your day-to-day actions. This service will provide the space you need to define your vision and will result in a road map to help you steer your organisation forward.
Using MMC to help you gain social investment can be beneficial in several ways, we have the expertise and experience in identifying suitable investors, preparing investment proposals, and negotiating investment terms. We can help you navigate the complex process of securing social investment and ensure that you are well-prepared to present your case to potential investors.
We have established networks of investors and social finance intermediaries, including Good Finance, The Reach Fund, and several Community Foundations. We can also provide introductions and help you build relationships with investors such as Resonance, which is often critical to securing social investment. We can help you save time and resources by providing support with fundraising, research, and preparation of investment proposals.
There is an increasing expectation on organisations to be able to evidence the impact of their work to funders and stakeholders. Our Evaluation and Impact services help you do this in a simple, effective way.
Impact Report - This comprehensive impact report includes an overview of the impact of your whole organisation.
Annual Review - This report includes all of the information that is included in an impact report and also a financial review from your annual accounts.
Project Evaluation Report - This is a report for you to use to share the details of your impact to your funder or other stakeholders, can be multi year, for example National Lottery Fund reporting.
Evaluation Audit - The Evaluation Audit includes an audit/review of your current evaluation methods, followed by key recommendations about how to improve your evaluation methods. This is shared with you in a simple, accessible report.
Informal mentoring to share knowledge about how to use the evaluation tools.
Do you know what your stakeholders think about your services? Is there a need in the community that you are meeting, but maybe some you are missing? Is there an opportunity to work together with key players in your community that you are not aware of? Our can carry research using a range of tools including surveys, telephone interviews, focus groups and events.
We can conduct bespoke Theory of Change workshops with your organisation to help you ensure you are meeting the needs of your community with the right interventions and services.
We receive enquiries from organisations who require some strategic support that are bespoke pieces of work. We are also invited to tender for specific pieces of work.
Running an onsite business visioning day and developing a business plan with a small team running a busy community interest company.
Producing a partnership agreement for the successful collaboration of a corporate sponsor and a local charity.
Producing a customer satisfaction survey and suggesting improvements to current monitoring methods of a sole trader wellbeing business.
Delivering a large scale review of an entire outcomes framework for a public sector emergency organisation.
Producing a new corporate social responsibility policy for a corporate client, helping them to communicate and put into action with their team.
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