Practical Business Advice from Bridge Consulting

Third Sector

Bridge Consulting works on an ongoing basis with Third Sector organisations supporting our clients to develop good practice approaches to running their organisations that contribute to achieving long term sustainability. Theseregularlyfocusonbusiness planning, financial and internal control, marketing,governanceand bidding for contracts. Let us know your specific requirements and we will be happy to discuss how we can help.

We are approved providers on a number of funded programmes.

Organisations based in England

INVESTMENT AND CONTRACT READINESS FUND (ICRF) - Bridge Consulting is an approved provider under the ICRF which provides grants to social ventures that have the potential for high growth and deliver positive social impact for the purchase of investment and/or contract readiness support.

The aim of the Fund is to help social ventures access social investment from retail social investors, or bid for and win Government or other public service delivery contracts. We work closely with clients to develop and support their applications to this fund.

CHANGING FUTURES FUND Voluntary and Community Sector organisations based in Worcestershire may be eligible to apply for a range of business and other support. Bridge Consulting can provide business planning, financial and other support to eligible organisations.

Organisations Based in Wales

Under the Social Enterprise Support Programme, we work closely with The Wales Cooperative Centre providing business support to Social Enterprises within Wales. We have worked with many organisations predominately providing business planning, financial, governance and HR support.