P4P Resources include a range of downloadable guidance documents, case studies, and templates, either developed by P4P or an external organisation. Select a category under the search box to sort the resources.

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P4P Case Study 1 – Tender Support

Want to find out more about the tender support P4P provides? Check out this case study on how we recently helped a small charitable organisation win a tender opportunity.

Case Studies
P4P Collaboration Toolkit – Executive Summary

In a hurry? Check out the Executive Summary of the P4P Collaboration Toolkit if you are thinking about forming a new partnership or consortium.

P4P DWP Dynamic Purchasing System Factsheet

DWP are using a Dynamic Purchasing System to purchase work-focused activities through the Flexible Support Fund. To find out more about the DPS and how it works check out this free factsheet.

P4P Factsheet – Pupil Equity Fund

Want to more about the Pupil Equity Fund and what it means for social enterprises?

PEF was first introduced in 2017/18 to support the Scottish Attainment Challenge. This aims to achieve equity in educational outcomes for young people, ensuring that every child has the same opportunity to succeed.

Headteachers can use the funds allocated to schools to purchase a range of services from social enterprises which lead to improvements in literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing.


P4P Procurement Myths – 2018

All too often we hear from third sector organisations that there are too many barriers to doing business with the public sector.

Public sector procurement is surrounded by myths and we have debunked some of the most common ones below. We have also included some myths around collaboration to help you on your tendering journey.





P4P Roadshow Aberdeen 2017 – Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen City Council – Community Benefits and The Sustainable Procurement Duty 3rd Sector Opportunities

P4P Roadshow Aberdeen 2017 – Evaluation Summary

The first of our P4P Roadshows was organised jointly with Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Shared Procurement Service and supported by Aberdeen third sector Interface; AVA and ACVO. The event was a fantastic opportunity for the P4P team to engage with the third sector in Aberdeen and inform participants about the range of supports on offer.

P4P Roadshow Aberdeen 2017 – Partnership for Procurement

P4P – Collaboration & Partnership Working

P4P Roadshow Aberdeen 2017 – RfB Update

Ready for Business – Update Presentation

P4P Roadshow Inverness 2018 – Aberdeenshire/ City Council

Aberdeenshire/City Council – Community Benefits and The Sustainable Procurement Duty