Potential funding for community asset transfer in Birmingham and other places

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Community Matters has received an extension to its BASIS funded programme
and is able to offer;
targeted support to community organisations to achieve a “Step change in

This can be up to 10 days intensive support on specific issues such as but
not limited to;

·       Business planning

·       Identifying and developing sources of income

·       Review and update of policies and procedures

·       Community consultation

·       Enterprise development

·       Hand holding support to achieve Visible or pre-Visible

·       Review strategic plans

·       Facilitated away days

·       Incorporation, registering as a company

·       Training courses for staff and trustees/management committee
members on some or all aspects of community facilities management

·       Trustee/board recruitment, training and induction

·       Supporting volunteering

·       Asset transfer

·       Legal compliance incl.  health and safety/risk assessments

·       Financial management

If you know any organisation that might benefit from this support, they do
not need to be community matters members, please ask them to contact me at
al.bell@communitymatters.org.uk<mailto:al.bell@communitymatters.org.uk> or

<mailto:alisonbellconsulting@gmail.com> both
email addresses are still activeThe support will be allocated on a first come first served basis to c300
organisations Nationally, and must finish by end of Feb 2013 

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