FRED has worked with a wide variety of clients across government, property, community services, the arts, health, education, tourism, aged care and renewable energy.
What we’ve worked on
Strategic planning support
City of Perth – development of a comprehensive Community Needs Study that captured secondary and primary data and community engagement outcomes; prioritised key issues; and identified potential opportunities to improve community wellbeing within the City of Perth as part of the Perth for People project (link to news item)
Riverland Region – development of an evidence-based Advocacy and Funding Strategy drawing on robust secondary research and stakeholder engagement in order to direct the efforts, resources and advocacy priorities of the Region
Good Samaritan Industries – facilitation of a strategic planning day that explored purpose, strategic priorities and risk.
Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association – facilitation of a strategic planning day with the MRBTA board and executive team to explore, critically assess and plan for key strategic issues, opportunities and risks.
Perth Theatre Trust – facilitation of a strategic planning workshop with the PTT Board of Trustees incorporating scenario planning methodologies.
Stakeholder and community engagement
City of Perth – extensive community engagement to inform the development of a Community Needs Study and the establishment of baseline data for a community wellbeing indicators framework. Engagement methodologies included: stakeholder and community workshops, one-on-one interviews, an online survey, and children and youth engagement using gamification
Riverland Region – stakeholder workshops, online survey, elected member and executive engagement to inform an Advocacy and Funding Strategy
Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA) – stakeholder engagement to inform brand strategy and creative brand development
Asthma Foundation WA – the design and development of a stakeholder engagement model to support and facilitate cooperation between external partners
Research and data collection
City of Perth – primary data collection including survey design and analysis, plus secondary data collection relating to community wellbeing in the City, including the development of a data collection manual to enable future data collection to be undertaken in house
The Riverland Region – the collection and analysis of national, state, and local secondary data relating to the Region’s population, economy and wellbeing captured in a comprehensive Evidence Report
Outcomes and impact measurement
City of Perth – development of a Community Wellbeing Indicators Framework to establish a means of understanding and measuring the wellbeing dimensions of the community
Churches of Christ WA – the development of an Outcomes Measurement Guide for churches to use project evaluation
Riverland Region – development of an evidenced-based Wellbeing Measurement Framework
Board and executive support
Churches of Christ WA, Wells Funding Project – development of a grant-making framework and supporting processes to attract and assess project proposals, and measure the performance and social impact of funded projects
University of Melbourne (Custom Education) – development of a Best Practice Manual that captured and clearly articulated key policies and processes with a view to developing capacity, facilitate shared understanding and drive and reinforce desired behaviour during a time of change.
Australian Accounting Standards Board Research – Board Papers on the extent to which reporting on social impact should be part of the external reporting of Australian not-for-profit entities
Shelter WA – service model review to support the achievement of strategic objectives and program funding requirements
Bethanie – delivery of a strategic board review designed to improve board effectiveness, strategic alignment and decision making.
Business development strategy and support
Business Station, ASBAS Tender Response Development – strategic tender support for a successful $5.68 million national tender
Business Station, SBDC Tender Support – development of a comprehensive tender response for the delivery of the Small Business Development Corporation’s Regional Business Local Program
Shelter WA Tender Support – strategic support to enable Shelter WA to effectively respond to a significant state government tender.
Starling Energy Tender Support – development of a successful $10 million tender response for an innovative metered solar battery solution as part of a trial for 360 residential buildings Karratha.
Riverland Region – design of a place-based collaborative advocacy framework as part of the Advocacy and Funding Strategy
Churches of Christ WA – design of a grant-making model for initiatives that encourage and support collaboration between member churches and other community partners
Who we’ve worked for
Business Station Inc.
City of Canning
City of Perth
Churches of Christ WA
Fremantle Chamber of Commerce
Good Sammy Enterprises
Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association
The Perron Group
Perth Theatre Trust
The Riverland Region (SA): including Renmark Paringa Council, the District of Loxton Waikerie and Berri Barmera Council