Suffolk ProHelp is a countywide network of businesses providing professional and strategic support free of charge to voluntary and community groups. This shared time, passion and commitment helps create thriving, resilient and sustainable communities. We are part of Community Action Suffolk and funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.

Celebrating 20 years

Connecting Business and Communities

 Suffolk ProHelp

Suffolk ProHelp podcast

Subscribe and listen to our NEW regular podcast bringing to life some of the case studies and projects we have supported. Find our professionals in conversations with organisations they have helped as well as some question and answer sessions where we ask our network of professionals to share their expertise on a range of subjects.


About us

Suffolk ProHelp has been providing professional support and expertise to the voluntary sector since 2001. We have almost 40 member firms.

Become a member

We welcome new members. If you have a professional expertise or skill you would like to share with charities and community groups, do get in touch.

How we help

From legal advice to accountancy, architectural guidance to surveys, marketing to businesses advice and more we have a range of professionals able to help you.

New! HR advice and Strategic Solution Sessions

Professional expertise for your organisation

From November 2021 we are beginning to roll out free online advice surgeries providing free HR advice to VCSE CEOs and Senior Managers. These sessions are for employers not employees. HR is delivered by Ashtons Hr

Consulting and MAD-HR.


And from February 2022 we introduce new bi-monthly online workshop for VCSE CEOs and Senior

Managers to explore business, operational and strategic issues, facilitated by a business professional in a supportive peer environment.Through reflection, we gain a deeper understanding of the issues we face. This enables

us to manage change more effectively and meet the challenges we face. These workshops bring together diverse peers or people from the VCSE sector in

Suffolk to work through issues, share ideas and challenge perceptions in a trusting, supportive environment supported by business professionals who are

part of Suffolk ProHelp.

Gorgeous Designs

No more buffering - create, style and enjoy

The bread & butter of our platform are the pre-built design sections, called items. These can be added to your landing page in a couple of clicks and every text, image, icon or button that make up the Block. It's easy with Brizy.

Cozy Interface

We designed it so you can be in control

No more buffering - create, style and enjoy. Our user interface was built on React - the most efficient JavaScript library. We guarantee you will love the difference in performance. You can even start from scratch and build your own items.

Best Features

Every editing option is very well-thought

Just click & drag to create beautiful pages in a matter of minutes. No designer talent, developer wits or coding skills necessary. No matter if you've used a visual page builder before, with Brizy you'll be a pro the second you start using it. 

Case Studies

Suffolk Refugee Support

Suffolk Refugee Support were taking on additional space due to their expanding services. Suffolk ProHelp put together a team of professionals - architect, structural engineer, quantity surveyor - to provide the expertise to refurbish the space.

Emmaus

Emmaus needed to strengthen the social enterprise model by stimulating expansion securing additional premises to enable more vulnerable individuals to participate in work. With the legal support of Birketts the charity was able to secure two additional tenancies.

Jetty Lane

Jetty Lane is to be a new youth, community and arts centre for Woodbridge. Suffolk ProHelp have helped them benefit from the expertise of MHA Larking Gowen Chartered Accountants and Prettys Solicitors who have helped producing our first year accounts and negotiating a contract with funders.

QUAY THEATRE

“The fact that we now have considered and professional plans in place will help us immeasurably with applying for funding for various improvements; something we would have struggled to afford without this fantastic service.  We are therefore indebted to Suffolk ProHelp and the people who offer their skills free of charge and will certainly be advising other organisations to use this portal to the benefit of all.”

CODDENHAM CENTRE

"The Coddenham Centre is a new charity set up to run the community and sports hall for the village. Suffolk ProHelp has been invaluable in providing guidance and support. With timely accountancy advice from MHA Larking Gowen and expert guidance from architect Paul Weston and quantity surveyors Castons to help us optimise our facilties for the future. "

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