Strategic support for non-profit leaders
We help charities, not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises and member-based bodies manage and improve their strategic development and operational performance.
We believe that all third-sector organisations face nowadays a competitive environment and need to draw on the best management practices from across all sectors, whilst still keeping their values-based culture. This includes strong strategic management, smart marketing and inspiring organisational leadership.
We work with trustee Boards, chief executives and senior managers. Areas we can assist with include research, mission and strategy development, planning, governance, structure, culture and change, branding, service development, communications, income development, and management coaching. Call us for a free discussion!
How to be strategic in managing a professional membership body
Strategy is doubly important for membership bodies because they usually need to think strategically about the sector they serve and promote as well as how they run their own organisation. But the strategy process is not easy and needs to involve lots of consultation as well as visionary thinking. In this article we set out a 7-step process for how strategic management should look in a membership body.
How charities need to use marketing more
Most charities, unfortunately, treat marketing just as communications, focused on supporting fundraising. It’s not really surprising that the public’s perception of charities remains much at odds with reality and that donors are so suspicious of how charities spend their money. See our checklist of 10 critical ways charities should be using marketing more.