We provide support for Scottish Land Fund applications, Community Asset Transfers, Local Place Plans, Community Environment Action Plans, Heritage projects and many other areas.
Who do we support?
- Social Enterprises
- Development Trusts
- Community Trusts
- Third Sector Organisations
- Public Sector
- Local Authorities
What we can do for you
Strategy & Development
A realistic strategy will help any community or organisation adapt and thrive in the long term. A practical road map that outlines the steps will help achieve your goals. Some of our popular services:
- Business plan
- Feasibility studies
- Options appraisals
- Asset mapping
- Project management
- Marketing and communications strategy
- Action plans – Community Development, Tourism, Climate.
- Governance and capacity building
Our team of experienced consultants have a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing organisations today, and we work closely with our clients to support their needs.
This can include a wide range of services, such as:
- Market research
- Financial planning
- Communication plans and collateral
- Project support
We are regularly involved in helping deliver projects, working with Development Managers or filling gaps in an organisations capacity and knowledge.
Community & Stakeholder Engagement
This is a key part of the majority of project we work on. We specialise in creating engagement strategies that creative positive relationship with communities and stakeholders. We understand the need and have the skills to engage with the hard to reach groups to ensure all voices are heard.
We use a variety of methods, such as community surveys, focus groups, public meetings, workshops, communication plans and materials, and more to gather input and feedback from community members and stakeholders. The end goal is to help organisations understand the concerns and priorities of their communities
A large part of our work is helping communities and organisations access the funding they need. We keep up with the changing funding landscape to help our clients kick start a project and become sustainable in the long term. We know what information funders are looking for and can not only find the right fund, but make sure the application has the best chance of success. We have successfully achieved funding from Big Lottery, Heritage Lottery and many other funders.
We can also advice on sustainable project funding, looking a community income generation, sponsorship, donations and a wide range of finance paths.