TOGETHER WE CAN

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Building Effectiveness

An intensive bespoke development programme for Hertfordshire charities

Building Effectiveness provides a unique opportunity for organisations to undergo a 9 month intensive development programme tailored to make their organisations stronger, more effective and sustainable.
Building Effectiveness is ideally suited to organisations looking to become more strategically focussed and better equipped to face the future. By the end of the programme participating organisations are more effective, resilient and strategic in their outlook. Successful applicants are assigned advisors and mentors to help them to identify their key development areas and plan a tailored development programme. Participants will also benefit from bespoke Leadership Workshops.

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.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your appllication please email louise.marron@hertscf.org.uk

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Video: 2017 participant stories

In this short clip the participants who completed the 2017 Building Effectiveness Programme share their experiences and the impact it’s made on their organisations.

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Video: 2018 particpant stories

Charitable organisations from the 2018 Building Effectiveness programme tell us how their organisations have benefited from the programme

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Building Effectiveness 2019

The third year of the Building Effectiveness programme saw 9 current participants under take a change journey.
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Building Effectiveness 2018

The second year of this programme benefited 9 Hertfordshire voluntary sector organisations and helped them to make significant changes.
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Building Effectiveness 2017

In its first year 10 organisations worked hard to make significant changes with some impressive outcomes.
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