Our results speak for themselves. In the last 3 years, we’ve helped voluntary and community, private and public sector organisations in Essex gain over £64 million in funding.
Here’s what our customers have said about our support.
Customers on our one-to-one support
“I was very impressed with how the team quickly understood what we do, their timely response to information provided in emails and availability in meetings. They came up with sound advice and suggestions.” — Rachel Ellis, Families InFocus (Essex)
“I have found the team very helpful, responsive and proactive. They do really know the sector and how to be successful in accessing funding. There’s so much more I know I can do with the team, and I need to ensure I use the team and everything it offers as much as possible.”— Lindsay Fox, Young Concern Trust (YCT)
"We would like to thank the Funding and Investment Team for their support in developing our bid. As a result of their work, we've been able to secure funding which will enable us to diversify and grow sustainably." — Pete McIntosh, CTruk
“The support received was excellent. My queries were always answered promptly and without any chasing from my end and you were clearly proactive. Very important for me was that the guidance was delivered in a language I could understand!” — Alison Gibbs, Place Operations, Essex County Council
Customers on our EU funding: bidding for success workshop
“The workshop was well balanced, delivering pragmatic and inspirational information on how best to explore opportunities and avoid pitfalls. The presenters shared their experience and skill, and encouraged interaction. I was left with a far better understanding of the subject, wanting to pursue EU possibilities.” — Lee Shelsher, Customer Operations, Essex County Council
Customers on our bespoke training
“Thank you for the very interesting and useful workshop. It was one of the most professional presentations I have attended and the information provided will be invaluable. A week later, I am still enthused by your talk and cannot wait to begin gathering information to write a good bid.” — Diana Davis, Our Lady of Ransom Catholic School