Catalyst Consultancy

Creating Positive change in YOUR COMMUNITY

Do you need help to establish or progress a community project? Perhaps you've got great ideas and enthusiasm but there are gaps in your skills and experience? Maybe you're an organisation that needs to engage with a community but don't have the right connections?

Catalyst is a professional consultancy service which supports businesses, local councils, social enterprises and community groups to achieve their objectives and create positive change in Devon.

Provided by independent charity Devon Communities Together, Catalyst draws on over 60 years’ experience in rural and community development. We work with clients of all sizes on a wide range of bespoke services designed to help identify solutions to their challenges and bring them to fruition.

Catalyst. Creating change in Devon

What we help our clients to achieve

We support our clients at different stages of their projects and enterprises, depending on where and when they need support. We’re proud to say our clients are creating positive change all over Devon:


Catalyst provides professional support and expertise in the following services:

  • Fundraising Strategies
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Stakeholder Consultation
  • Governance & Legal Structures  
  • Community Owned Assets 
  • Positive Community Engagement  
  • Design & Facilitation of Partnership Forums
  • Design Led Initiatives
  • Rural Housing Services
  • Sustainability and Environmental Strategies and Initiatives
  • Community Land Trusts
  • Neighbourhood Planning & Localism Powers
  • Training & Mentoring
  • Marketing
  • Business Plans & Business Coaching
  • Evaluation & Impact Assessment & Monitoring

our professional consultancy team will:

  • Be a trusted voice using our unique rural reach
  • Provide honest advice that achieves solutions
  • Introduce innovative models of good practice
  • Achieve effective community participation
  • Be a knowledgeable and approachable extension of your team

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For an initial, no commitment, discussion about your requirements please contact:
us on 01392 248919 or email