Home-Start

Steve is a Home-Start super fan. He loves the simplicity of the charity's model and has seen the impact of Home-Start first hand, having worked on Big Lottery Fund evaluations, Organisational Strengths Reviews and consortia/merger development for over 25 schemes and consortia.

Scope

National disability charity Scope commissioned Steve to evaluate two innovative projects, funded by Virgin Media, which make use of technology to improve support for disabled people and for the parents of disabled children.

YMCA Derbyshire

We made sure that the views of young people and residents at YMCA Derbyshire took centre stage in our Organisational Strengths Review of the charity's new Big Lottery Fund project, Threshold to Success.
Norfolk Family Mediation Service | Evaluation

Norfolk Family Mediation Service

Steve worked alongside staff and trustees from Norfolk Family Mediation Service for an afternoon to explore evaluation tools and techniques, determine the extent of their impact on local families and develop a bespoke evaluation framework.

Musical Keys

Nineties rap legend Vanilla Ice and charity pricing strategies came together for (probably) the first time to help liven up the normally dry topic of costing services for charities looking to develop personalisation at our workshop, "Price, Price, Baby".

Stepping Out/Home-Start UK

Steve was a member of the Stepping Out team commissioned by Home-Start UK to conduct a major strategic review of the national charity in 2016.

Volunteer Centre Thanet

Steve spent time talking to older people about the impact of loneliness and isolation as part of our evaluation of an innovative Big Lottery Fund project delivered by Thanet Volunteer Bureau. We were thrilled when the project received further Big Lottery Fund support in 2017.

The Magdalene Group

The Magdalene Group commissioned Steve Allman to evaluate its Big Lottery Fund project which supports women sex workers and children at risk of sexual...

First Stop Centre

First Stop Centre is a one stop shop for disadvantaged people in Braintree, Essex and the surrounding communities. The centre offers a safe...

Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality

Tackling Discrimination in the East is a Big Lottery Fund project by Ipswich & Suffolk Council for Racial Equality to support people facing prejudice...

The Dystonia Society

The Dystonia Society provides support, advocacy and information for anyone affected by dystonia, a neurological condition which affects at least 70,000 people in the...

Nesta

The Social Innovation Mentor Network matches social innovators who are scaling social enterprises and ideas with mentors who have had experience of doing just...

Dame Vera Lynn Childrens Charity

The Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity provides support for babies and children aged under five with cerebral palsy and other motor learning difficulties. ...

West London Action for Children

West London Action for Children supports families, teenagers and children facing challenges such as domestic violence, bereavement, divorce and separation, bullying and exclusion,...

School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia

School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia commissioned Steve Allman to research and develop case studies of innovative UK social enterprises in two sectors; youth and...

British Council

Exporting Social Enterprise is a report co-authored by Steve Allman and based on research he was commissioned to undertake by Social Enterprise UK and...

Enfield Parents & Children

Enfield Parents & Children (EPC) enables parents and carers to become knowledgeable and confident about services that will achieve outcomes for their children, in...

Social Enterprise UK

Social Enterprise UK commissioned Steve Allman to design and deliver a social enterprise business plan workshop for early stage social entrepreneurs and also charities...

Momentum Norfolk

The impact report written by Steve Allman for Momentum (Norfolk) combined a large scale research project which engaged over 120 member organisations and key...

Action Planning

Action Planning is the UK’s leading full-service consultancy to the not-for profit sector. As an associate consultant, assignments delivered by Steve Allman have...

SAFE Network

Steve Allman undertake a market research scoping exercise on behalf of SAFE Network, a safeguarding programme jointly managed by the NSPCC and Children England...

Children England

Children England is the leading membership organisation and collective voice for the children and young people's voluntary sector. Steve Allman was commissioned by...

Community Action Suffolk

"Impactful Infrastructure or Simply LIP Service?" is a research project and impact report exploring the impact of voluntary sector infrastructure support in Suffolk; undertaken...

Junior2Adult Unbiased Mentoring Project

JUMP is a youth mentoring project set up for and run by young people in the Lowestoft area. Steve Allman was commissioned by...