Impact Works Associates
Re-imagining social change for the future
We are a collective of consultants passionate about helping charities, funders and social change organisations to re-imagine their future and grow their impact.We can help you to redesign what your organisation could and should be; and to shape the positive and sustainable impact it can have in people’s lives.We have particular expertise in the areas of strategy development, fund and programme design, and impact measurement.Our work is practical, creative, engaging and always people centered.We are keenly aware of the power dynamics that shape our sector and are passionate about seeing power shift and NGOs reimagine themselves for the future.Get in touch to discuss how we could work together and the team we could assemble. We love to talk through ideasBelow is a list of some of the projects we have worked with people on.
Co-designed, using a participatory design process, new funding programmes to better fund southern civil society directly
We worked with Oxfam on strategic design and re-alignment and re-imagination of the role of a northern INGO
We co-designed a new strategy for the Foundation - 'Building Communities of the Future Together' and supported them to develop a new participatory funding mechanism
We are working with them and foodbanks across the UK on a 'Learning Together Programme'; strategic learning and an evaluation of their Pathfinder programme
We worked with them on a strategic review and organisational re-design on how best to support country offices; and work on how advocacy and campaigns work can work with programmes to have most impact
We worked with them on a strategic evaluation of their work with campaigners as well as a campaigns and advocacy strategy
We ran a participatory design process to develop new funding mechanisms for southern civil society organisations
Matt from our team is an Associate with IVAR working on research and evaluation in Social Tech, Youth work and funding
Meet our team
We are a small team of committed professionals who love working with others to help them change the world. As consultants we draw on over 50 years’ experience, between us working in senior roles at Oxfam, DfID, Comic Relief, Scope, Save the Children and other organisations.We have strong expertise in strategy development, programme design, foresight, funding models, impact measurement and social tech. We have worked in large and small organisations, in international and domestic settings, and with both funders and implementing organisations, so we feel at home working with everyone! By clicking our pictures below you can see our LinkedIn profilesWe would love to discuss how we might work together, so please contact us
Jennie Richmond brings significant experience of working with and leading social impact organisations. Her work focuses on providing strategy advice, programme design, approaches to impact and process facilitation
Bethany Eckley is an experienced researcher, analyst and facilitator. She focuses on helping organisations to articulate and measure their impact, and to learn from all that they do.
Matt Jackson uses creative methodologies like human centred design, strategic foresight and systems thinking to bring new ideas to life. He supports organisations to explore how technology can be used to drive social change.
Adam Askew has a specialism in campaigns, partnership building, philanthropy and advocacy; and significant experience of working across the global and UK social impact sectors.
Sparkle has a passion for storytelling as an aid for learning and a tool for advocacy. She has a range of experience in developing creative stakeholder engagement and communication strategies for various social impact initiatives and organisations.
Sarah Rose is a social change strategist, campaigner and evaluator, and holds herself accountable to the values of justice and authenticity. She has worked in the not for profit sector for nearly 15 years and supported both small and large organisations.
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