Business development consultancy for not-for-profits

Providing a service through a charity, social enterprise, community or voluntary group (known as the third sector) is hugely rewarding…but it can also be a challenge! Alongside a passion to make a difference to the world around us, there are the day-to-day practicalities of being focused on income, people, policies and project management.

The Round House exists to empower third sector organisations, sharing business skills and techniques in ‘real time’. We can grow business confidence and capacity through interim and freelance business coaching and consultancy.

Built on the values of trust, reliability, integrity and empathy, The Round House works collaboratively, using knowledge, networks and kindness, to create a better world around us. 

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Ceri, Founder of The Round House, celebrates remarkable first year of business, supporting charities in Pembrokeshire

Ceri, Founder of The Round House, explains the importance of the planning process in supporting not-for-profits.

Ceri, Founder of The Round House, shares her experience of the first few months since the launch of her business, supporting not-for-profits to be better at theirs.


'It is clear that Ceri understands our passion and drive to continue to work with change, so that we can successfully continue to operate as an independent charity. Instantly, she connected and could pick out our strengths but also areas to improve our financial sustainability, sharing her knowledge, experiences and ways in which to help us succeed. We are looking forward to working with her more and already feeling excited for a brighter future!
Cindy Jenkins
SNAP Playgroup Manager

Ceri Crichton is the founder of The Round House. With over 25 years’ experience working in the private and third sector, Ceri is responsible for a stream of business development initiatives, from growing big brands to successful non-profit start-ups. 

Raised in the Rhondda Valley, Ceri settled in in Pembrokeshire in 2004 with her husband. She has the privilege of being a mother to two talented sons and cares for a beautiful Bengal cat and kindly lurcher. When she is not working with the unique and diverse third sector, she takes the opportunity to spend time at the beautiful beaches of West Wales. 


'Ceri has been a linchpin in our success at PATH, assisting in securing a substantial grant of £405,000. Her proficiency in project management and excellent communication skills have proven instrumental. Ceri’s swift problem-solving and adaptability have fostered not only great results but also harmonious teamwork. As we anticipate a prosperous collaboration ahead, her continual support and expertise are deeply appreciated'
Michael Hooper
Managing Director - PATH

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Business Review

Strategic Planning

Operational Delivery


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