Contact Us

Your Network Support Team are on the end of the line from 9am-5.00pm Monday to Friday. Coronavirus update: our phone lines are still open, please get in touch with us if you have any queries or would like any further support. Call us on 0114 349 1666.

The Good Things Foundation Network team quality promise

We promise to:

  1. Champion the Online Centres Network and showcase the work of the Network at every opportunity.
  2. Complete all inductions within 5 days of receiving an application to join the Network.
  3. Offer support and guidance at the end of a phone between 9am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday.
  4. Reply to all emails within 48 hours that are sent to
  5. Actively seeking national partners who will support and strengthen the work you do and encourage them to demonstrate their support by providing opportunities to benefit your centre. 
  6. Try to offer a range in size of funding contracts to involve as much of the Network as possible and always ensure that funding is awarded to as many new organisations as possible in each funding round.
  7. Listen to your feedback and act on it wherever possible.

Meet the Network Team

Gabi Woodhams — Head of Network

As well as heading up our Network Team, Gabi makes sure that we're doing whatever we can to make sure the Online Centres Network has all the support and resources we can provide to do the amazing work it does in communities across the country.


Our Grants Team

Sue Hennessey — Grants Manager (Power Up)


Sue currently managing the whole lifecycle of the Power Up Fund, providing support throughout the journey with applicants, from clear and transparent advice and guidance in developing project proposals, through to supporting successful grantees with coaching, service design, impact measurement and evaluation.

Vanessa Kirby-Firth — Grants Manager


Vanessa now has her feet firmly back on UK soil after living in Sydney, Australia setting up the Good Things Foundation Australia office and is back to supporting Online Centres with funded projects.


Jessica Hall - Network Specialist

As a Network Specialist with a focus on funding, Jessica is part of the Grants team that supports the Online Centres Network members that are delivering Good Things Foundation funded programmes. Jessica talks to centres daily, keeping them on track, offering support and solving their problems.

Elisha Welsh — Network Specialist


As a Network Specialist with a focus on funding, it’s Elisha's job to chat to our Online Centres Network who receive funding from Good Things Foundation. She does so on a daily basis - troubleshooting, collating feedback and disseminating information.

Our Membership Team

Esther Oddy — Membership Manager

As Membership Manager, Esther helps shape the way we do things so that they are the best fit for our members - her strength is looking closely at how to support people and organisations without taking a 'one size fits all' approach.

Jonathan Bradwell - Network Development Manager

Jonathan has the pleasure of talking with Online Centres on a regular basis to understand how we can support them better, as well as speaking to those who are interested in joining the Network. He's regularly out and about talking about the benefits of joining our network.


Alison Broadley — Network Specialist


Alison is responsible for supporting the Online Centres Network with a particular focus on training and making sure that Good Things Foundation is doing all it can to support the network as it helps the people in their communities that need it most.


Marguerite Dennis — Network Specialist


Marguerite is responsible for supporting the Online Centres Network and letting them know about any and all news that may be of interest to them. She likes to chat to centres about what they do and offers them help when they need it.


Bryony Evans — Network Specialist


Bryony keeps in regular touch with centres making sure they're achieving targets and helping them with any issues they may have to make sure everyone succeeds.

Rose Shearstone — Network Specialist


From her background in Psychology and Marketing, Rose has a passion to help others and communicate with them via many marketing methods. Communication and organisation are her strengths, so her role as a Network Specialist enables her to put her skills to use whilst encouraging Centres to engage in comms and help develop their digital capabilities.


Find us at:

Good Things Foundation
1st Floor
1 East Parade
S1 2ET

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