Building Effectiveness 2019

An exciting opportunity for up to 10 high potential organisations to benefit from a tailored, supported development programme.

We are now into year 3 of the Building Effectiveness Programme. It will be funded by Will Hobhouse (High Sheriff of Hertfordshire in 2017) and a number of other Hertfordshire Community Foundation's fundholders. It is managed by HCF Training and Development and delivered in partnership with the Cranfield Trust.

The organisations participating in the 2019 programme are:
Citizens Advice East Herts
Citizens Advice North Hertfordshire
Citizens Advice Stevenage
Community Learning Partnership
Earthworks St. Albans
Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Home-Start Hertfordshire
Redbourn Care Group

The photo below was taken at the first leadership workshop held at Tewinbury Farm on 24th April. It was a chance for their representatives to meet each other, introduce their Building Effectiveness projects and receive advice about how to make the most of all the opportunities available via this innovative programme.
We look forward to working with them all and wish them all the best for an exciting and challenging year ahead!
About Building Effectiveness
The timetable for 2019 is summarised in the infographic above.

Building Effectiveness is open to voluntary and community organisations in Hertfordshire that have been operating for at least one year and have a minimum income of £100,000. We also require that organisations should employ at least one paid manager.

Download the guidelines for Building Effectiveness 2019 and the slides presented at the Information Session for applicants:
HCFT BE A Guide to Building Effectiveness 2019
HCFT BE A Guide to Building Effectiveness 2019
HCFT BE 2019 Info Session Slides
BE 2019 Slides from Info Session 21st Nov 2018

Information about the experience of those who participated in previous Building Effectiveness programmes is available via these links:

Building Effectiveness 2017 - this page contains a film and case studies showing the impressive outcomes achieved by the 10 organisations.

Building Effectiveness 2018
- this programme has now completed - the page shows a portfolio of case studies and photos from the High Sheriff Awards held on 14th March 2019.

Catch up with our latest news

Welcome to our new Training and Development Project Manager
Louise Marron joins as HCF Training & Development Project Manager. .
Grants available to help women and girls
Not-for-profit groups across Hertfordshire can apply to the Tampon Tax Community Fund to help support women and girls facing domestic abuse, period poverty, sexual abuse and mental health and long-term unemployment. .
Professional Adviser seminar: 3 October 2019
HCF, together with the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire, would like to invite professional advisers to a free seminar at the University of Hertfordshire. .
Welcome to our new volunteers
We are delighted to welcome Alex Wiltshire and Nick Powlesland as our new volunteers. .