Resource Procurement a whistlestop tour Morag Rose   Community Hubs Development Officer Community Hubs @GMCVO Telephone 01...
Sustainable Funding - the basics <ul><li>Grants harder to access </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on public service delivery </li><...
The solution: <ul><ul><li>planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>funding and finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>earning </li>...
<ul><li>Is your building an asset?! </li></ul>
<ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Development </li></ul><ul><li>inception </li></ul><ul><li>feasibility </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Secrets of success </li></ul><ul><li>Best use of space and design </li></ul><ul><li>Storage </li></ul>
<ul><li>Secrets of success </li></ul><ul><li>Specific uses? </li></ul><ul><li>Audience / market </li></ul>
<ul><li>Secrets of success </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder invovement </li></ul><ul><li>Expert help – be an active client </...
<ul><li>Good condition  </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance plan </li></ul>
<ul><li>Community proof </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers and staff ambassadors </li></ul>
Trading / Earned Income <ul><li>No strings (?) </li></ul><ul><li>Involve service users in service delivery  </li></ul><ul>...
Trading / Earned Income <ul><li>Mission realted </li></ul><ul><li>Unrelated </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earned Income </...
Trading Places <ul><li>Different Approaches </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community development </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><...
Trading Places <ul><li>Success factors….. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attractive building </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><...
Trading Places <ul><li>Success factors….. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Making the most of opportunities </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Planning….. </li></ul><ul><li>See the big picture </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how projects fit in </li></ul><ul><...
If you don’t plan… <ul><li>Mission drift / creep </li></ul><ul><li>Cash flow problems </li></ul><ul><li>Panic funding – de...
Other solutions <ul><li>Reduce expenditure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>share resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>freebies </li>...
Resources Audits  Resource Finder  www.gmvss.net <ul><li>Grants (as part of a package!) </li></ul><ul><li>Income – what? H...
Stuff for FREE <ul><li>Support in kind eg Bitc </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap services / bulk buying </li></ul><ul><li>Freebies <...
<ul><li>Skill swop exercise </li></ul>
Further help…. <ul><li>Community Hubs @GMCVO </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist support for community facilities and building, i...
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  1. 1. Resource Procurement a whistlestop tour Morag Rose Community Hubs Development Officer Community Hubs @GMCVO Telephone 0161 277 1039 Email morag.rose@gmcvo.org.uk
  2. 2. Sustainable Funding - the basics <ul><li>Grants harder to access </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on public service delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability is… “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” </li></ul><ul><li>Brundtland Report (1987) </li></ul><ul><li>What we mean by procurment </li></ul>
  3. 3. The solution: <ul><ul><li>planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>funding and finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>earning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cutting costs </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Is your building an asset?! </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Development </li></ul><ul><li>inception </li></ul><ul><li>feasibility </li></ul><ul><li>detailed design </li></ul><ul><li>implementation </li></ul><ul><li>managment </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Secrets of success </li></ul><ul><li>Best use of space and design </li></ul><ul><li>Storage </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Secrets of success </li></ul><ul><li>Specific uses? </li></ul><ul><li>Audience / market </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Secrets of success </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder invovement </li></ul><ul><li>Expert help – be an active client </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Good condition </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance plan </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Community proof </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers and staff ambassadors </li></ul>
  11. 11. Trading / Earned Income <ul><li>No strings (?) </li></ul><ul><li>Involve service users in service delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Charging can force quality up </li></ul><ul><li>Build new and refresh old skills (marketing, financial management) </li></ul><ul><li>B eneficial effect on organisational confidence and self-esteem </li></ul>
  12. 12. Trading / Earned Income <ul><li>Mission realted </li></ul><ul><li>Unrelated </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earned Income </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost recovery eg rom hire </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New Customers – not beneficiaries </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complementary services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contract </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Trading Places <ul><li>Different Approaches </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community development </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Enterprise </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>But much in common too and same critical success factors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Trading Places <ul><li>Success factors….. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attractive building </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Skills and experience of staff/ volunteers/ board </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteers / community links </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Partnership / links (contracts) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Trading Places <ul><li>Success factors….. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Making the most of opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shared vision </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Planning….. </li></ul><ul><li>See the big picture </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how projects fit in </li></ul><ul><li>Build in time to evaluate and change </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and fundraise ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Common sense…. </li></ul>
  17. 17. If you don’t plan… <ul><li>Mission drift / creep </li></ul><ul><li>Cash flow problems </li></ul><ul><li>Panic funding – deadline chasing </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t explain purpose to funders </li></ul>
  18. 18. Other solutions <ul><li>Reduce expenditure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>share resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>freebies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bulk buying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to environmental sustainability </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Resources Audits Resource Finder www.gmvss.net <ul><li>Grants (as part of a package!) </li></ul><ul><li>Income – what? How? </li></ul><ul><li>DIY </li></ul><ul><li>Support in kind </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap services </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Stuff for FREE <ul><li>Support in kind eg Bitc </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap services / bulk buying </li></ul><ul><li>Freebies </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Freecycle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to ask </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Skill swop exercise </li></ul>
  22. 22. Further help…. <ul><li>Community Hubs @GMCVO </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist support for community facilities and building, including a resource procurement project and network opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Tel 0161 277 1039 </li></ul><ul><li>Email morag.rose@gmcvo.org.uk </li></ul>

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