• Nick Hurd MPOrganised with MPs event to appraise progress towards ‘Big Society’ involving Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd MP
  • Set up three new drug treatment centres in Suffolk
  • Secured £155,158 for volunteering project in east London
  • Co-ordinated a partnership 'Youth in Focus' bid on behalf of three charities
  • Produced campaign brochure ‘Greener Young Lives’ 
  • Undertook strategic reviews of refugee organisation and learning disabilities charity
  • Recruited MPs Jon Cruddas and Margaret Hodge to charity cause
  • Secured two Transition Fund bids totaling £156,200
  • Conducted merger review for charities in Ealing
  • Designed new logo for Migrants’ Rights Network
  • Secured new funding streams (£205,000) from Lloyds TSB Foundation, Mercers Charitable Trust, Tudor Trust and City Parochial Trust to assist young adult carers and carers from refugee communities in east London
  • Secured £19,200 for ECOMINDS project; £237,600 for environment programmes to help NEET young people in Great Yarmouth, Harlow and west Suffolk
  • Created new logos, websites and annual reviews for carers organizations in Barking & Dagenham and Haringey
  • Secured two major Lottery bids, for family support in south Essex and also to help adult carers in Redbridge (totaling £412,750)
  • Produced fundraising brochure and new website for Sri Lankan charity ‘Friends of Sunera’
  • Co-ordinated the winning of People’s Millions grant (and private trust donation of £50,000) for youth counseling centre in Harlow
  • Undertook organizational structure and salary reviews for Independent Living Centre in west London and charity in Lewisham
  • Access to NatureDevised successful environmental volunteering partnership bid to secure £94,300 from Access to Nature programme
  • Organised charity visits from Big Lottery Fund Chief Executive, and produced document “So what has the Lottery ever done for Family Carers?"
  • Achieved grants for youth and environment projects from Stansted Community Fund & Mulberry Trust
  • Designed impact report for children’s disability charity ‘Out & About
  • Appointed by NHS Suffolk to devise a forward strategy for its Healthy Ambitions Suffolk initiative
  • Co-ordination of a regional seminar with the then shadow Minister for Charities, Nick Hurd MP
  • Secures a substantial grant from Comic Relief to initiate a new advocacy project for older carers in east London
  • Became an NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) Approved Consultant and selected by Charity Commission as approved external consultants to act as Interim Managers when charities find themselves in financial and managerial difficulties.
  • Led Suffolk Family Carers in securing success (almost £50,000) in the People’s Millions competition to set up a Family Carers Café
  • London MPs Lee Scott and Mike Gapes become charity patrons and participate in charity’s AGM
  • Organised for MPs Greg Clark and Douglas Carswell to attend special building refurbishment launch for Essex charity in Clacton
  • Fundraising target for Harrow Carers is exceeded with exceptional results secured and an evaluation report is completed examining its project work with older carers
  • Appointed by British Council to develop an external fundraising and profile-raising strategy for their international youth radio station
  • Completed a major evaluation project for West London-based learning disability charity, Community Link Up
  • Joanna LumleyDame Helen MirrenSecured the involvement of actress Helen Mirren in the work of east London based charity, Redbridge Carers Support Service; and she agrees to become a patron (and makes a donation!)
  • Organised the involvement of actress Joanna Lumley in a special cathedral event for Family Carers
  • Co-ordinated the launch of an appeal and charity visit from Health Minister, Dawn Primarolo MP in Colchester
  • Recruited appeal patrons including Phil Collins for Children in Hunger charity; celebratory patron Joanna Lumley for carers' organisation in Suffolk and Zoe Wannamaker for street children charity Viva a Vida in Brazil
  • Helped safeguard and extend extend work for older carers in Redbridge by spearheading an appeal generating £185,800
  • Secured two major grants totaling £233,000 to develop new project from crack cocaine drug users in north Essex
  • Researched, developed and secured over £101,000 from two grant funders towards a pioneering young adult carers Transition initiative in Ipswich
  • Completed special anniversary annual review for Suffolk Family Carers in 2007 and 2008, and re-branding carers' charity in Harrow
  • Organized the winning of a People's Millions bid of £49,000 for Open Road's centre extension and launched building appeal with MEP in Essex; recruiting local MPs and former High Sheriff as charity patrons
  • Secured £45,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards a ground-breaking heritage project for carers (called Caring Through Time), and a further £66,000 for a unique family learning programme for drug and alcohol clients
  • Arranged charity partnering with organisers of the 2007 V Festival for Open Road and Viva a Vida charities
  • Achieved participation (and donation of their time) of management guru Charles Handy, and Richard Olivier to major East of England event for St Nicholas Hospice
  • Managed participation of well-known celebrities in fundraising event and exhibition "De-Face Value" such as Tracey Emin, Gordon Ramsey, Robert Plant and Bill Wyman.



£15.7m our success in securing grants, contracts, donations & Lottery bids

Worked with 114 voluntary organisations & 18 local authorities and public agencies


128  The number of strategies, annual reviews, evaluation & impact reports produced


38 The number well-known public figures & personalities enlisted to support charitable causes



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Bury St Edmunds
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