Your organisation is unique because it's powered by unique people.  And you're driven - driven by passion, values and your mission.  Driven to change the world; to make it better.

But all the uniqueness, passion and values float in a sea of complexity - it often feels creating change is harder to do than it should be.  Achieving our passion for a better and more just world is challenging work.

We come alongside organisations to assist them to be more effective.  As the team space is strengthened, often the work becomes more effective.

Collaborating with LEAD you can be confident that our work together will be 100% contextualised to your organisation. Whatever we do together will be realistic and doable "by the people and for the people".  We ensure that our services meet your organisation’s or community’s needs, and that change is sustainable at a local level.

Contact Garth Nowland-Foreman
to talk about your organisation & what it might need.

Auckland Regional Migrant Services has been working in the collaboration space since it’s formation 15 years ago. It’s empowering to see the core values and processes, which we have been following, being shared as a learning a tool by the LEAD Team! It goes to show that the LEAD Team understands collaboration from our perspective. I would recommend this course to anyone who is wanting to collaborate, form partnerships or create networks, as it highlights the key aspects of individual organisational needs, as well as the overall partnership goals, risks and outcomes.
— Shoma Prasad, Programme and Communications Manager, Auckland Regional Migrant Services.


services for organisations from lead include...

  • Organisation development approaches and strategies

  • Strategic planning for the whole organisation or individual projects

  • Team building and development 

  • Coaching for performance of individuals and groups

  • Facilitation of meetings and retreats

  • Marketing and communications strategies and mentoring

  • Brand refresh and alignment with values

  • Funding, Fundraising & social entrepreneurship strategies

  • Research 

  • Community development

  • Volunteer programme development

  • Evaluation and Review Services - With the increased focus on investing in outcomes not services, having a strategy for evaluation and review is critical for sustainability. LEAD provides an independent review service that enables you to report on outcomes and showcase the work you do. With our expertise, you can fast track the process of designing and implementing evaluation processes. We can assist with the whole process or just parts of it. Our methods include interviewing, surveying, focus groups and analysis of data and information. We can compile comprehensive reports to submit to funders to make the link between your intentions and the reality. 

  • ISO mentoring - We are registered Investing in Service for Outcomes (ISO)  capability mentors with the Ministry of Social Development and do organisational  capability assessments and development projects funded through this source.

We're listening!  
Let's have a coffee and talk through your needs;
we can develop a proposal outlining services and costs for your organisation or project.


TRAINING WORKSHOPS FOR organisations & teams

Organisation-wide or team training is an excellent way to get everyone on the same page. Our workshops are filled with tools, tips, approaches and frameworks but they're not simplistic. Training content is informed by research and evaluation, and underpinned by principles of community-led development.  

Participating in a workshop gives your staff the opportunity to join a learning community.  More importantly, it'll be transformative - giving your team the ongoing  skills, knowledge and confidence to create change.

We host workshops and training around the country, but we can also deliver these as bespoke training to your organisation specifically - drawing in the values, culture and complexities that are unique to you, your team and your community. 

Check out our 2018 Training Calendar for workshops run in cities around the country.
We offer discounts when one organisation sends more than one person.