MBSQ aims to support third sector organisations in their development by offering services that support service delivery, strategy, marketing, fundraising and sustainability.

MBSQ can offer third sector and community organisations of all shapes and sizes, a tailored package of support that can assist in the progression of your group or organisation.

With austerity, effecting so many charities and community groups across the region, MBSQ aims to support those who need support with sustainability and demonstrating impact; helping organisations to think differently and/or outside of the box.

MBSQ can offer support with:

  • Funding, income generation and fundraising
  • Strategy
  • Organisational development
  • Business Development and Business Planning
  • Marketing and social media
  • Policies, procedures and governance
  • Mentoring and coaching


Karen Hobson is the founder of MSBQ. With over 10 years experience of working with social entrepreneurs and managing Third Sector organisations, Karen is passionate about supporting the development of social enterprises and enabling charities to think more entrepreneurial about their approach to running their organisations.

From her small beginnings as a community youth volunteer in the Midlands, Karen moved onto managing volunteers to working with over 300 social entrepreneurs across the North of England and the Midlands. She then went on to becoming a Managing Director of a charity and leading other Third Sector organisations.

She has a wealth of experience of developing organisations and translating strategy into impact service delivery. She is enthused by supporting organisations to grow whilst ensuring beneficiaries receive the support and help that they need.


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