Category Archives: DIY: Helpful Links and Resources

Before engaging expensive consultants do some research yourself.

Collective Impact

Collective Impact is a framework to tackle deeply entrenched and complex social problems. It is an innovative and structured approach to making collaboration work across government, business, philanthropy, non-profit organisations and citizens to achieve significant and lasting social change. Read more here

DIY LINKS

Governance

The Charity Commission: click here you can search for a charity, how to set up a charity, guidance for charitable trustees, news, and alerts, submit annual returns, publications, etc.

Setting up a Social Enterprise: click here website providing information on setting up a limited company, charity, charitable incorporated organisation, co-operative.

Community Interest Company: click here guidance notes.

Professional Bodies

National Council for Voluntary Organisations: click here  Knowledge and e-learning for charities, social enterprises and community groups

Community Interest Company Association: click here free to join the CIC Association’s mission is, “to plant a flag in the ground, around which the CIC community can build the infrastructure needed to help us achieve that vision.”

Social Enterprise UK: click here is a membership body and the national body for social enterprise – business with a social or environmental mission.