Case Studies - Possibility Space

Case Studies

Our clients come from a range of sectors, including the public sector, third sector and private sector. These case studies will give you a flavour of our work:

Handsworth Wood Community Development Trust

Challenge

How do we create a new community-led organisation that can attract funding and be entrepreneurial?

Result

Incorporated the Trust as a charitable company & secured funding for a portfolio of service delivery projects.

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Handsworth Wood Neighbourhood Forums

Handsworth Wood Neighbourhood Forums

Challenge

How do we engage and involve people across the ward to develop local priorities?

Result

Produced one of Birmingham’s first community-led Neighbourhood Plans & secured funding to launch a string of community projects.

Birmingham City Council

Challenge

How do we create a powerful strategic document to provide a sense of direction for the whole Council? How do make equal opportunities a core part of the Council’s culture and business?

Result

Produced Birmingham’s first Community Plan and Policy Framework in a simple user-friendly format. Developed Equality Performance Indicators and Equality Action Plans to help drive performance on the equal opportunities front.

Birmingham City Council
The Drum

The Drum

Challenge

How do we present our case for capital investment funding in a sharp, visual and engaging way?

Result

Produced a Capital Investment Prospectus to assist the Drum in its negotiations with existing and new funders.

Nishkam Centre

Challenge

How do we create a faith-led community development centre and secure funding for a major new building?

Result

Secured major European funding (£2.6m) for a new Centre, established governance arrangements & launched a portfolio of local service delivery projects.

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Sharons Couture Limited

Challenge

How do we develop the family fashion business and establish a prominent High Street location?

Result

Enabled the company to buy & renovate a prime located High Street building, and assisted the company to establish an award winning global brand.

Birmingham Community Safety Partnership

Challenge

How do we assess the effectiveness of our existing strategy? How do we bring our partners together to reduce crime & disorder, and to achieve our Public Service Agreement targets?

Result

Established concerted partner focus and action to implement the Section 17 duty to reduce crime & disorder, and to achieve Public Service Agreement targets through briefings, presentations and Learning Labs.

Birmingham Community Safety Partnership
Birmingham City Council

Birmingham Social Services Department

Challenge

How do we facilitate effective cross-linguistic and cross-cultural communication? How do we tackle the under-representation of Black & Minority Ethnic people in the workforce?

Result

Established the UK’s first Interpreting Service within a Social Services Department. Designed & implemented positive action programmes to tackle under-representation in both employment & services.

South Birmingham College

Challenge

How do we produce qualified public service interpreters? How do enable front line health workers to communicate with Punjabi speaking clients?

Result

Taught the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting accredited by the Institute of Linguists. Taught Colloquial Punjabi to Health Workers to enable them to communicate with Punjabi speakers.

South Birmingham College

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