A guide to planning the targets you will achieve through your project and how you will monitor and evaluate. Particularly useful when you are planning an application.


Monitoring and evaluation process assessment

This self assessment exercise can be used to identify what your group is doing well and any areas for improvement in relation to monitoring and evaluation processes.




Understanding Baseline Standards

A tool that offers an explanation and checkist to understand whether your organisation meets Bristol City Council's 12 baseline standards.

28 June, 2017
Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees has said that regrettably, cuts to council services are inevitable. However the public can have a say on how they will be made.
A series of consultation surveys and events (running from June - September 2017) will give you the chance to contribute to the process. 

Many charities are now asking ‘is social enterprise for us?’ This guide from Social Enterprise UK is designed to help them think through this question, and answer it. It is aimed at charity leaders, senior managers and trustees to help them understand what the transition to social enterprise might mean for them.


Bristol City Council lease more than 150 of properties to voluntary and community organisations, often at reduced or minimal rents, or preferential terms. These arrangements range from short-term licences to long leases and this process is known as ‘Community Asset Transfer’ (CAT).

A practical guide to producing a SWOT analysis.


This document tells you what organisations need to think about when developing a Fundraising strategy.

Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations will have the ability to improve their performance and sustainability, thanks to two new online tools supported by the Big Lottery Fund. Learning from both will be evaluated to share with the sector.



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