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COVID week 11 w/b 25th May

John Hitchin, Renaisi’s CEO shares notes from week 11 of the Covid-19 lockdown. John writes week notes to capture and reflect on the realities of running a social enterprise. A short week and so some quick notes. Theory of change My colleague, Lizzie and I ran a theory of change workshop for a charity we’re

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Funder collaboration look to inform longer term change by building on good responses to COVID-19 crisis

The LocalMotion collaboration between six independent funders has turned its attention to understanding what can be learnt from the pandemic to inform future collaborative approaches to  place-based philanthropy. A collaboration between independent funders, known as LocalMotion, is starting to use their collective experience and resources to challenge norms and shape more collaborative philanthropic practice. The

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COVID week 10 w/b 18th May

I’ve managed to work on three different reports this week: one looking at how a charity has scaled, another evaluating a national programme, and the final one developing a framework for practice.

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COVID week 9 w/b 11th May

Last week I had one of those weeks where everything was back to back. A mess I had one of those weeks where everything was back to back, where I didn’t feel like I had any time to ‘do any work’ where I was on too many video calls, and where I felt like I