Acevo midlands presentation

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Patrick Nash recent presentation from the ACEVO Midlands forum. Patrick comments on the funding crisis that charities are having to come to terms with.

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Acevo midlands presentation

  1. 1. Dec 2010<br />Are you ready to respond?<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />Midlands Forum<br />Adapting to change: Keeping your organisation strong and sustainable<br />Patrick Nash, Chief Executive, Connect Assist<br />
  2. 2. Key Question<br />2<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />Is your organisation ready to do more with less?<br />This textbox is formatted for a quote. Use a maximum of four lines of text. Do not re-size this box as the quote marks are grouped.<br />As services get cut there is more call on the services of the voluntary sector – the CABs and similar groups will be inundated at a time when they’re experiencing cuts themselves.<br />Richard Caulfield, Chief Executive of Voluntary sector North West<br />
  3. 3. Social Value<br />3<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />Social Enterprise Bill - Government suppliers will need to demonstrate:<br />Economic outcomes<br />Social outcomes<br />Environmental benefits<br />
  4. 4. Three-fold pressures<br />4<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />Diminishing resources will result from:<br />Increased demand for services<br />Greater requirements to quantify social impact and value<br />Reduced funding <br />
  5. 5. Opportunity<br />5<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />So, what is the opportunity <br />available to us?<br />
  6. 6. Five lessons I’ve learnt<br />6<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />1<br />Online contact is not the poor relation<br />2<br />Excluding web contact excludes vulnerable people<br />3<br />You can build authentic relationships online<br />4<br />Output is meaningless, outcomes are essential<br />Efficient services will appeal to funders<br />5<br />
  7. 7. Recap<br />7<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />1<br />2<br />Extend your channels of communication<br />Cut out unnecessary cost<br />3<br />4<br />Outsource some of your services to expert providers<br />Form commercial partnerships with others<br />
  8. 8. Resources<br />Discussion paper<br />Are you ready to respond? Measuring effectiveness with technology<br />http://www.connectassist.co.uk/measuring-effectiveness<br />Case Study<br />A4e<br />http://www.connectassist.co.uk/case-studies/a4e<br />Contact me<br />patrick.nash@connectassist.co.uk<br />Tel: 01443 827 600<br />8<br />The developing role of the voluntary sector<br />
  9. 9. 9<br />Service delivery in a cost constrained environment<br />

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