Planning for Community Engagement

Planning for Community Engagement

When you are consulting with your community and other stakeholders, things can go really right or really wrong. Planning how you go about the consultation is key. If you’re planning a consultation, here are a few critical things to consider: Who are you inviting to be...
Gamification to Increase Engagement

Gamification to Increase Engagement

When planning for a community engagement process, there are numerous methods you can use to increase levels of community engagement. One broad area, that you’ve likely experienced yourself without even realising, is gamification. What’s that you say? Is...
Inputs, Outputs and Project Outcomes

Inputs, Outputs and Project Outcomes

Back in the day, when I was assessing grant applications rather than writing them for our clients, I often saw applications that devoted too much time to things the assessors didn’t care that much about.  Grants typically pay for inputs. That might be wages,...