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INVOLVE program

INVOLVE: Research and Consultancy Service for Voluntary and Community Organisation

Our INVOLVE programme is a bespoke community economic development research and consultation services designed to support voluntary and community sector organisations. The programme offers a comprehensive research and consultancy service to voluntary and community organisation.

Examples of service provision include the following:

  • Project management and delivery
  • Training – researchers , running focus groups, designing questionnaires
  • Community economic needs analysis / base line auditing
  • Policy analysis – local/ regional/ national
  • Impact assessments of projects
  • Models of good practice
  • Employment, training and enterprise issues
  • Service user feedback
  • Needs and evidence basis for funding applications

Are there issues you would like to consult on or research more about?
Perhaps you want to find out what your service users think?
It could be you just want to undertake a piece of statistical analysis?
Maybe you want to conduct a needs analysis for a funding proposal?
Or you might just want to know what impact your project has had on intended beneficiaries?

We can: –
1:  Provide you with a comprehensive, bespoke end to end research and consultancy service from finalising brief, to undertaking desk/ field research, consultations, and report writing and presentation to your organisation.
2:  provide training, mentorship and reports

Train: We can train your staff/trustees/volunteers/service users with accredited social research skills, involving and guiding them through the research and consultation.

Mentor: Provide mentors through our databank of researchers to provide support to develop research questions and help in summarising findings

Report: CIRU experienced researchers will write the final research report for your organisation.

Whatever it is, CIRU can support you and would like to hear from you.

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