Lloyds Bank Foundation
Fiona was appointed by LBF in 2020 as a Development Partner as part of a pilot programme provided dedicated organisational strengthening support to charities in the North-West, with a particular focus on racial equity.
There were 4 key elements in the contract, to:
- Periodically facilitate peer learning opportunities for small charity senior leaders
- Undertake a diagnostic for small charities to identify key priorities for organisational strengthening
- Execute organisational strengthening support (including governance reviews, strategy development, equity and inclusion analysis, bid management, policy review, M&E and data management)
- Coordinate referrals to enhance consultants to provide additional targeted support
Each charity was provided with a tailored organisational strengthening plan identifying key priority, developed with staff. Charities provided strong feedback highlighting that Fiona provided constructive feedback, acting as a critical friend with cultural fluency and subject matter expertise to identify, analyse and resolve problems and assist charities to tangible translate strategy into delivery.