This factsheet looks at how to go about writing your business plan – in terms of looking for funding. It forms great background reading for anyone new to fundraising looking for some general tips and advice on the basics. This factsheet looks at: What is a business plan? Targeting the right audience Structureof the business […]
For the last seven or eight years VAC has facilitated a strategic away day for the trustees of Kingsgate Community Centre. There they look at developing a new business plan or reviewing the progress of the current business plan.
Donna Liburd, Director of Kingsgate Community Centre, talks about how the support received from VAC has made a difference to the organsiation year-on-year.
We can provide you with one-to-one support on developing and implementing your business plan or strategic plan. Our bespoke business services include: Start-up support and business planning Income strategy and new business models Strategic development and delivery Cost efficiency and savings Understanding financial implications e.g. income and expenditure projections, assumptions, financial management, fundraising strategy, risk […]
Abbey Communtiy Centre in the heart of Kilburn, provides a wide range of services and activities for the local community. VAC has twice facilitated their annual Away Day to help them update their strategic plan. Lindsay Richardson, Centre director, talks about how this support has made an impact on their organisation.
Betknowmore UK is a new social enterprise offering outreach services and providing support and mentoring to people coping with issues around problematic gambling and addiction. In 2013, Frankie Graham, Director of Betknowmore, attended VAC’s Business Startup For Social Enterprise, Micro Enterprise, Sole Trader course at the Mary Ward Learning Centre. Q. What’s the background to Betknowmore UK? […]
Doorstep Homeless Families Project provides access to vital services for Homeless families living in temporary accommodation in the London Borough of Camden. Faced with severe funding cuts in 2011, Vicki Fox, director of Doorstep, approached VAC for support to develop a 5 year strategic business plan to help steer the organisation through uncertain waters.