On January 15th we launch the fourth edition of our annual Good Merger Index, providing the very latest data, trends and insights about not-for-profit sector mergers to CEOs and Boards – read more here and let us know if you would like to join us for our launch event.
Our director Matt Knopp blogs about the opportunities and challenges facing mental health charities, and the case for mergers in this space
Vision Housing, a London based charity and social enterprise that supports prisoners into housing, has been acquired by the Forward Trust, a social business with charitable status that supports people to break the cycles of crime and addiction.
An exciting new Ethex bond offer aims to raise £4.5m for the development of social enterprise Our Power into a profitable and progressive energy supply company working to make energy fairer and reduce levels of fuel poverty.
There is a new capacity building grant fund to help you further measure your impact. The Impact for Growth strand of the Access Impact Management Programme will fund social impact projects up to £50k.
Eastside Primetimers consultant Rosie Chadwick reflects on the role of Theories of Change in driving strategic and business development.
On September 14th 2017 Eastside Primetimers will be hosting the next in our series of free merger roundtables, for senior managers and trustees from charities, housing associations and other not-for-profit organisations.
Eastside Primetimers consultant Howard Sharman blogs about our recent Community Media Summit and the challenges and real opportunities facing this emerging sector
Eastside Primetimers chief executive Richard Litchfield has commented in two new articles by MissionBox about charity mergers, the last in a four-part series. MissionBox is a global network that connects not-for-profit people and organisations worldwide.
Eastside Primetimers is an approved Access Impact Management Programme provider and we are pleased to have supported two successful grantees, Chiltern Rangers CIC and Mencap Liverpool.
Eastside Primetimers chief executive Richard Litchfield and our practical Good Merger Guide have recently been featured in two in-depth articles by MissionBox about charity mergers. MissionBox is a global network that connects not-for-profit people and organisations worldwide.
On April 1st, Grenfell Housing and Training merged into Evolve Housing + Support, creating a major homelessness provider
Our contract readiness work helped the Royal Association for Deaf people and Abbeycroft Leisure win new service delivery contracts
We were recently approved as a provider for the Access Impact Management Programme, helping organisations scale their impact
EP consultant Nikki Wilson looks at what charities really need to know about social investment to make the best decisions for themselves
Richard Litchfield on the Charity Governance Code – will it induce mergers or better governance? (originally in the Guardian)
Blog for Local Charities Day on unique strengths and values of local charities and how they can utilise social investment.
Blog by analyst Emma Steele on her experiences at the Good Deals fair this year and how to make social investment work for the sector.
Richard Litchfield blogs for Charity Times about our Good Merger Index findings, and what key bodies need to do to facilitate more mergers for a stronger not-for-profit sector.
Richard Litchfield writes for the Guardian Voluntary on our Good Merger Index findings, and why chief executives and boards must start taking it seriously as an option.