Wil Woan Consultancy works with a range of clients throughout the UK including voluntary groups, Housing Associations, professional sports clubs and governing bodies as well as managing professional athletes charities and foundations. We offer the following services to our clients. Our specialists come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and all have something in common – direct experience of, and a passion for, the not-for-profit sector. Our team has outstanding, sector leading experience in business planning, fundraising, stakeholder engagement, communications, marketing, strategic planning and policy shaping.


Influencing the sector and gathering support

Engagement with your sector is best considered before a project even begins, in the planning process and through discussions with stakeholders. Planning effective ways of bringing your message to people who can make a difference is crucial. A central strand of our influencing work is truly understanding project deliverables and disseminating evidence-based project work directly to politicians that influence.

Research and Evaluation

Wil Woan Consultancy is committed to diverse, cross-disciplinary research that focuses on monitoring and evaluating projects to help build sustainability and lasting impact. We understand that research is only useful if people use it, our researchers have a track record of getting people to engage in research and use the findings to inform decision making by blending in depth knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Funding Strategies and bid development

Devising a framework for investment presents many challenges, to be useful, the framework cannot be too general or too specific. At Wil Woan Consultancy we have an understanding of the diverse and durable funding streams available and how to construct sound strategic planning. We follow a seven step process, for more information get in touch.

Stakeholder Engagement

Discovering the need and benefit of collaboration with stakeholders can be a painful experience and there is a real risk of failing to identify the important stakeholders, when to engage and why we engage them. We have a strong track record of identifying relevant information for each stakeholder, defining their role in the project and management of expectations within the project.

Workshop Programme

Wil Woan Consultancy provides a range of lectures, webinar and learning opportunities to better understand how to write a bid, which will hit all the criteria for what a funder is looking for. Also knowing which funding bodies are best suited to your organisation and how to put your case forward in the most concise manner. We provide these services to staff members, students at university and any other group who are interested in learning more about the world of funding.

Social Media and Communication Support

Engagement with the public and your beneficiaries is a key factor that funders look at when allocating grants. Making sure you have an up-to-date website and social media platform is important when starting an application. As part of the bidding strategy, we provide insightful advice and services on external communication. Consistent engagement with the public makes stronger bid applications.


Wil Woan Consultancy

c/o WeWork Spinningfields
1 Quay Street
Manchester M3 3JE

Tel: 07528 665 977