BIG Assist is a pilot programme offering support to infrastructure organisations in the voluntary sector, helping them to adapt and change to meet a challenging environment.
The BIG Assist programme is due to close on 31 March 2016. Existing voucher holders must complete all projects before their vouchers expire.
Support is currently available through:
- Online marketplace of suppliers A list of BIG Assist approved suppliers is available in our online marketplace. All listed approved suppliers are experts with the experience and skills to help infrastructure organisations improve their effectiveness. All have demonstrated their expertise and many have customer ratings from projects completed in the BIG Assist voucher programme.
- Events Providing face-to-face events around the country as well as online events using ShareSpace, the BIG Assist online forum, for infrastructure organisations in the voluntary sector.
- Library of resources Links to case studies and reference material which infrastructure organisations may find helpful in improving their effectiveness and efficiency.
- Connecting organisations Network with other organisations through ShareSpace, our online forum.
[We are not currently accepting new applications for vouchers from customers or new applications from suppliers].
What’s going on
- Sponsored Visit Scheme Now Closed
- Summary/Highlights from the online discussion - Is there still any need for local volunteering infrastructure?
- BIG Assist is now closed for vouchers
- Highlight of our live discussion on trustees
- The Future of Infrastructure - resources from meeting 5 October 2015, Manchester
How BIG Assist helps infrastructure organisations
Come and see our selection of quality approved suppliers ready to provide the support you need.
Begin learning and networking from other infrastructure organisations through our forums, free resources and face to face opportunities.
People and cultureFit for work - Are you ready
Financial sustainabilityTrading services in a market where the buyers have no cash
Strategy and changeLive discussion: Role of Trustees - Weds 25 Nov, 12.30-2pm
Marketing and relationshipsCompact Voice - case studies
InnovationLive discussion: Is there still any need for local volunteering infrastructure?
GeneralFunding for BIG Assist Visits now closed