SHEFFIELD UNITED COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDED THE MATRIX STANDARD

By May 26, 2020News

Sheffield United Community Foundation has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high-quality programmes that they provide to the Sheffield Community.

Sheffield United Community Foundation has been established since 2008 and delivers programmes across four key themes of Education, Health and Wellbeing, Community Cohesion and Sports Participation. The organisation is based at the Steelphalt Academy in Sheffield and aims to inspire individuals to achieve their potential in the local area.

The matrix Standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance (IAG), either as their sole purpose or as part of their service offering.

Roger Chapman, Head of the matrix Service for The Growth Company said:

“This is a fantastic achievement for Sheffield United Community Foundation and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that at the heart of high-quality advice and support services are strong leadership, excellent service and a focus on continuous improvement, all underpinned by effective use of the resources available.  The matrix Standard is designed to benchmark organisations against best practice in these areas. With their accreditation success, Sheffield United Community Foundation is working to provide the best possible support to their clients.”

Commenting on the award, Chris Bailey Head of the Foundation, said: “”I am delighted to be accredited for the Matrix Standard again. The work of the Foundation has progressed rapidly since our first accreditation, so it is great to see our standards are still high across the organisation. Thank you to our staff and learners for participating in the audit, and of course to our Matrix Assessor for their kind and encouraging words. Our challenge is to continue our development in this area and make sure our Information, Advice and Guidance is consistently high quality.”

 

For more information about the matrix Standard please visit www.matrixStandard.com.

For more information, please contact Maddy Cusack on maddy.cusack@sufc-community.co.uk

 

About the matrix Standard

  • The matrix Standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance (IAG). Either as their sole purpose or as part of their service offering.
  • Any organisation which manages, administers and delivers an information, advice and/or guidance service to support individuals in their choice of career, learning, work or life goals can become accredited to the matrix Standard. It does not matter whether the service or services are delivered face-to-face, through training, learning, remotely, or through a website.
  • Organisations that have benefited from working with the Standard include Training Providers, Universities, Further/Higher Education Colleges, Schools and Academies, Sole Traders, Next Step Providers, Voluntary and Community Organisations and Private Businesses.
  • The matrix Standard is owned by the Department for Education and is managed by The Growth Company on their behalf.
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