VISIBLE and preVISIBLE are quality improvement schemes that were written specifically for organisations that manage Community Buildings, or act as Community Anchors. The schemes can be used both as a self-assessment checklist and also have the opportunity for an external assessment. In 2009 the VISIBLE scheme was awarded an endorsment by the Charity Commission.
Belle Isle Community Centre
pre VISIBLE gave us a template to check that we had all the right policies and procedures in place and was a great aid to our new committee
Hadley Memorial Hall
The pre VISIBLE report gave us confidence that we were doing things right and offered pointers to improve how we operated.
In 1999, Community Matters commissioned research to celebrate the achievements of the community association movement, and to better understand their relevance to 21st century Britain. From a series of workshops with members and a nation wide survey, the VISIBLE framework
preVISIBLE is a development tool which tests the management systems and policies and procedures that an organisation has in place, via a series of online questions and requests to attach specific pieces of supporting evidence. The preVISIBLE review is packed
It is currently possible to have your pre-VISIBLE externally assessed. This is purely an assessment of the documents you provide. If you decide to undertake this you will receive a written report, which will also include suggestions for improvements. If
The full VISIBLE standards are currently undergoing a significant update to ensure that they still cover all of the areas needed, and taking into consideration the changes of legislation since they were originally written.