We have specialist knowledge in the organisational development of charities, social enterprises and not for profit organisations. We have substantial experience of  strategic and business planning for such organisations, including option appraisals, governance reviews, commercial  audits, fundraising, income generation and trading.

Phil Collins is an experienced business leader, project manager and entrepreneur.  We have a range of Associates with expertise in for example financial management, marketing,  design and branding

With expertise in cultural and natural heritage management, particularly in relation to historic landscapes and buildings, wildlife and ecology and the museum sector, we are uniquely placed to help develop and deliver multidisciplinary projects and organisations. 

We offer 2 key services:

  • Organisation review and development 

  • Project development and delivery

Organisational review and development

Our aim is to ensure you have all the information you need to make strong organisational planning decisions and develop a sustainable organisation that delivers you aims and objectives into the future.


  • governance reviews

  • feasibility studies

  • commercial audits

  • market comparator research

  • financial modelling

  • options appraisals

  • marketing plans

  • strategic visioning and planning

  • business Plans

  • Trustee facilitation and training

  • Trustee and governance support

Project Development

Project development

We have substantial experience in the development of projects, securing their funding, supporting their delivery and assessing their impact and success.  

We have been involved with the development of projects funded by a variety of local, regional, national and European trusts and organisations.

We can lead projects or are happy to act as a specialist consultant for a single element.

As part of this work we undertake:

  • feasibility studies

  • bid preparation

  • funding raising

  • partnership development 

  • project management

As part of examining the feasibility of project proposals we carryout: 

  • visitor and audience research including developing focus groups

  • public and community consultation

  • market research and service appraisal

  • comparator analysis

  • tourism audits

Where required for funding bids we prepare: 

  • collections management plans

  • management and maintenance plans

  • conservation management plans

  • learning plans

  • community engagement plans

  • volunteering plans

  • activity plans

  • audience development plans

  • interpretive plans


© Phil Collins Associates                   Langapark, Dunsford, Exeter EX6 7HE             01647 253084            phil@phil-collins.co.uk

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