OUR IMPACT

We work across Scotland and sometimes beyond

We work with community groups, large social enterprises charities and informal gatherings of community activists. We will often work in difficult circumstances where other consultancy companies won’t go.

What we do and how we do it is driven by our clients. View a selection of the people we have worked with, the difference we have made and what they thought of us.

1000+ organisations

over the past 10 years

£10m funding raised

over the last 10 years

115 asset projects

over the last 10 years

High quality

91.8% of our clients scored us between 8 and 10/10

Genuinely national

from the Hebrides to Fife, Shetlands to the Borders

3D Drumchapel

Drumchapel
Options appraisal to test then scope out the idea of franchising 3D's unique model.
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Access to industry income generation

Edinburgh
Access to Industry are a largely grant funded organisation and needed to diversify into a more enterprising approach.
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ACDI

Auchinleck
Business planning, asset development and programme evaluation
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Acharacle Community Centre

Acharacle
Market research, consultation and business planning to plan for the asset transfer of the community centre to the community.
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Arbroath Courthouse Trust

Arbroath
Support with the asset transfer of Arbroath Courthouse to the local community.
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Auld Skul Nesting

Nesting, Shetland
Options appraisal, funding strategy and business plan to support the first asset transfer in Shetland.
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Bellsbank Project

Bellsbank
Fundraising for this multi-purpose centre in Ayrshire.
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Best Bib n Tucker CIC

Oxgangs, Edinburgh
Developing a business plan focussed on evidencing need, putting in place robust financial processes, and developing a funding strategy.
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Big Lottery Asset Ownership Research

Scotland
This researched undertaken in partnership with Scottish Community Development Centre aimed to test whether community ownership of assets is a successful model.
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Broomhouse Centre

Broomhouse, Edinburgh
Community Consultation, options appraisal and business plan to support asset development of the Broomhouse Centre.
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Broxburn Community Planning

Broxburn
In depth community planning for Uphall and Broxburn.
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Caberfeidh

Kingussie
Securing an asset for Caberfeidh Horizons.
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Cambusbarron Community Action Plan

Cambusbarron, near Stirling
Community driven strategic action plan for Cambusbarron near Stirling.
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Carbost Community shop

Carbost
Community Purchase of local shop.
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Carers Trust Scotland

National, Scotland
Evaluation of the Making Sense of SDS programme.
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Carloway Community Association

Carloway
Asset transfer of the Carloway School and community centre to this crofting community.
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Carradale Community Shop

Carradale
Community ownership of the local shop.
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Citizens Advice Scotland tender support

National
Supporting CAS to support submission of a major tender.
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Community Led Asset Development

Scotland
Research which aimed to explore innovative solutions to the development of a local assets.
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Covid-19 Crisis Support

Edinburgh
Helping a medium sized social enterprise apply for crisis support to plan for a sustainable future.
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Craigend Resource Centre

Craigend
Long term asset development and capacity building support.
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Crail Community Hub

Crail
Community consultation and market research into a community and cultural centre for North East Fife.
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Creative Crieff Community Consultation

Perth
Community consultation for new arts hub.
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Creative Natives - Alan's Story

Edinburgh
Hear from a participant of the Creative Natives project - a partnership with Bold and Cyrenians.
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Creative Natives - Jodie's & Jamie's Story

Edinburgh
Hear from a participant of the Creative Natives project - a partnership with Bold and Cyrenians.
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Creative Natives - Pol's Story

Edinburgh
Hear from a participant of the Creative Natives project - a partnership with Bold and Cyrenians.
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dates-n-mates

Glasgow, Aberdeen, Renfrewshire, Falkirk
Support on legal structure to dates-n-mates: Scotland's dating and friendship agency run by and for people with learning disabilities.
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Deaf Action

Dundee and Edinburgh
Root and branch review of the organisation.
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Dumfries YMCA.

Dumfries
Support with Community Asset Transfer.
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Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative

Edinburgh
Research to identify growth potential of photo voltaic panels in North Edinburgh.
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Feughdee West Community Action Plan

Feughdee
Community Action plan for Fughdee in rural Aberdeenshire.
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Forres Area Community Trust

Forres
Support to complete the business plan for the acquisition of the Forres Town Hall.
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Fraser Centre

Tranent, East Lothian
A welcoming locally owned cinema and community space.
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Garnethill Multicultural Centre

Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Community consultation, feasibility study and business plan for purchase of a vibrant community venue in central Glasgow.
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Glasgow Buildings Preservation Trust

Glasgow, Scotland
In depth review of the whole organisation.
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Glenboig Community Centre Asset Transfer

Glenboig
Capacity building and business planning for the development of a new community asset in Glenboig.
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Glentrool and Bargrennan Community Trust

Glentrool
Business planning and long-term support to develop a rural building.
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Gowrie Care

Dundee
Plan to develop, improve and fund the additional social work with tenants with support needs.
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Healthy Valleys

Lanark
Evaluation of Healthy Valleys Re-connect project which aimed to address social isolation amongst older people.
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Helensburgh Community Hall

Helensburgh
Support on asset transfer of a community hall delivering vital local services.
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Heritage Trust Network

Inverness
Business Planning Training to heritage groups.
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Impact Funding Partner Training

National, Scotland
Community Enterprise delivers a suite of training to the grant recipients of Impact Funding Partners.
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Include Us

Dumfries
Sustainability of an accessible park.
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Inverkeithing Town Hall

Inverkeithing
Considering governance options for the community control of the Inverkeithing Town House.
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Iona Village Hall

Iona, Hebrides
Research, planning and funding strategy for the asset transfer and development of Iona Village Hall.
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Kingdom Off Road

Methil
Business development funding support and marketing to support disengaged young people through motorbikes.
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Kings Arms Asset Transfer

Ballantrae
Assessment of the existing hotel business to take it into community ownership.
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Kirrie Connections Funding Strategy

Kirriemuir
Funding and bid writing for a community based dementia friendly project.
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Larkhall Community Growers

Larkhall, Lanarkshire
Research and planning into making Larkhall a better place to live work and visit.
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Leanchoil Trust

Forres
Asset transfer of NHS hospital and site to the community of Forres.
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Lochwinnoch Community Development Trust

Lochwinnoch
Community consultation to test local support for a community owned water abstraction site.
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Love and Light Recovery Organisational Development

Airdrie
Support to strengthen the governance and leadership of the organisation.
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Millennium Centre Stranraer

Stranraer
Asset development of the well-used centre to better meet the needs of local people.
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Millport Town Hall

Millport
Crowdfunding and marketing strategy to generate local income.
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Moray School Bank

Craigellachie
Ideas generation for sustainability beyond core grants.
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Murieston and Bankton Community Action plan

Livingston
A 5 year strategic action plan for Murieston and Bankton.
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National Lottery Enterprise Training

Dumfries
Sustainability and income diversification training for grant recipients of the National Lottery.
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National Social Prescribing project

Belfast
Detailed research and business planning into the roll out of social prescribing across Scotland and the North of Ireland.
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North Edinburgh Arts

Edinburgh
Feasibility study into asset transfer of North Edinburgh Arts plus more land.
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Passion 4 Fusion

Livingston
Business planning and fundraising to support the core costs of the charity.
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ReMake Scotland

Crieff
Remake Scotland is a creative recycle, re-use and education charity based Crieff.
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Rosyth Community Projects

Rosyth
Feasibility study and business plan into the asset transfer of the Clydesdale bank to the community.
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Ruchazie Food Pantry

Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Business case for a new Food Pantry in Ruchazie, the first of its kind in Glasgow.
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Skateraw Hall Asset Transfer

Newtonhill
Community Asset transfer of a lovely small village hall.
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Stepwell

Greenock
Fundraising and business planning support to develop food-based employability and life changing services.
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The Strutter Project

East Fortune
Business plan to find a sustainable future for the hand built world war one plan.
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The Yard

Edinburgh, Dundee, Kirkcaldy
Support to The Yard (an award winning charity providing accessible adventure play) reviewing its social enterprise strategy and membership scheme.
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Torry Development Trust

Torry, Aberdeen
Support to develop a plan for the Victoria Road school in Torry, Aberdeen.
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Trossachs Community Trust

Trossachs
Strengthening a business plan for community take over of the old primary school.
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Twist and Hit Cheerleaders

Paisley
Business development and social media strategy.
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Ullapool community Trust

Ullapool
Support to consider viability of asset transfer of the New Brook charity shop in Ullapool.
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Upmo

Leith, Edinburgh
Fundraising and bid writing for revenue and capital.
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Viewpark Glen

Viewpark
Urban land asset transfer.
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Vintage Vibes

Edinburgh, Lothian
Options appraisal into a new model of befriending.
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WAT If Community Action Plan

Woolfords, Auchengray and Tarbrax
Community action plan for the communities of Woolford’s, Auchengray and Tarbrax.
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Wester Loch Ewe Asset Transfer

Inverasdal
In depth period of research into the viability of the asset transfer of the old Highland school to the community.
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Yipworld Evaluation of Strong Connections

Cumnock
Evaluation into the impact of the Social Economy Growth Fund 'Strong Connections' project.
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You Can Cook Enterprise Ideas

Peebles
Help think through new directions and new trading ideas.
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