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Starting an Organisation

My Community Starter
FREE information resource for people who want to get involved in organising smaller, straightforward community activities.
Expert legal advice from GetLegal
A website that provides expert advice on legal structures and issues such as governance for charities, social enterprises and co-ops
Trustee Finder - free recruitment service
Advertise or search for trustee vacancies with this free service that links to the popular Do-it volunteering website
HMRC New Employers online learning package
HMRC New Employers online learning package

Funding and financial stability

Digital Fundraising Hub
NCVO and JustGiving have joined forces to create a free online hub all about digital fundraising.
Key Stages in Applying for Grant Funding: NCVO Guidance
Grant funding is best viewed as an ongoing cycle – not a single task. Learn how to manage grants.
Charity Finances
Top charity accountants' site provides a regular newsletter covering aspects of charity finances.
Create an online fundraising page
A fundraising tool from Justgiving that enables a charity to collect donations online

Providing Better Services

Community How To - Digital Tools for Community Organisations
Do you work in your local community? Do you want to do more, more easily? Digital tools could help you, and we’ve brought all the best ones
Support with reviewing your child protection policy
Useful advice and support on reviewing or developing safeguarding policies and procedures
Safeguarding Children
An online hub that provides information and guidance regarding safeguarding

Managing your organisation better

Health and safety toolkit - protect your staff and volunteers from harm
This site explains what the law requires and helps you put it into practice.
Trustee Finder - free recruitment service
Advertise or search for trustee vacancies with this free service that links to the popular Do-it volunteering website
Expert legal advice from GetLegal
A website that provides expert advice on legal structures and issues such as governance for charities, social enterprises and co-ops
LawWorks - free legal advice
LawWorks is a charity which aims to provide free legal help to individuals and community groups who cannot afford to pay for it.

Improving how you manage people

'How To' volunteering guides
Helpful tips on managing volunteers
Management Skills Assessment (CENGAGE Learning)
This site offers a range of self assessment tools to help you assess your management skills.
PAYE for Employers
The latest information about payroll topics and other issues that may affect them.
HMRC New Employers online learning package
HMRC New Employers online learning package
Public Concern at Work - the Whistleblowing Charity
Whistleblowing support and advice from Public Concern @ Work pcaw.org.uk

Developing your skills

Community How To - Digital Tools for Community Organisations
Do you work in your local community? Do you want to do more, more easily? Digital tools could help you, and we’ve brought all the best ones
Pro-Help: skilled volunteer website
A service that gives access to free support from professionals.
Communicate Conference!
Here you will find information on the Communicate! event we held on 4th July 2013.

Physical Resources and environmental impact

Free meeting spaces for not for profit groups
Free meeting spaces provided by the Avon Fire and Rescue
Health and safety toolkit - protect your staff and volunteers from harm
This site explains what the law requires and helps you put it into practice.
Property help for Charities
A pro bono service which provides free support and guidance on all property matters.
VISIBLE quality standard
Quality systems and standards for the charity and community sector.
Safeguarding Children
An online hub that provides information and guidance regarding safeguarding

Increasing your influence

My Community Starter
FREE information resource for people who want to get involved in organising smaller, straightforward community activities.
Video workshops from 'Grow your Charity Online'
Video guidance on increasing the online profile of your organisation
Community How To - Digital Tools for Community Organisations
Do you work in your local community? Do you want to do more, more easily? Digital tools could help you, and we’ve brought all the best ones
Communicate Conference!
Here you will find information on the Communicate! event we held on 4th July 2013.
Grow your charity online
Free tools, webinars and resources to help your organisation increase it's online presence
How to promote your organisation
A free new digital tool to help community groups and charities promote themselves and access new funding and volunteers.