VAC supports individuals and groups to get involved in civil society, develop ways of sharing resources and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Camden. We are looking for individuals who have previous experience of being a trustee, an enthusiastic appreciation and understanding of Camden’s community sector and who want to see the sector thrive in the coming years.
KnowHowNonProfit is an offshoot of NCVO compiling a knowledge bank of resources for charities and other not-for-profit organisations. Their ‘Getting Started in Governance’ page offers handy guidance on the key areas of governance. This includes: Getting started in governance An introduction to governance What is a board? What is a trustee? Taking decisions and getting […]
Locality and Russell-Cooke solicitors have teamed up to develop a toolkit to help organisations and trustees make key decisions. These decisions will need to be made not just when an organisation is initially set up, but at every point the organisation faces a change in its size, scope or in the types of risks it […]
This guide from the Charity Commission will help you understand what a trustee is, what they do, eligibility for becoming a trustee, main duties and roles, making decisions, as well as when trustees become personally liable for their charity.
This guidance from the Charity Commission explains what’s required of a charity trustee, including your responsibilities to your charity.
The following information is taken from the Charity Commission website and provides detailed information about protecting your charity from harm, including insurance, managing risk and funding. You can also sign up to receive email updates regarding any changed to content as the guidance is reviewed.
The following information is taken from the Charity Commission website and provides detailed guidance about trustee roles and the board. These guides are essential reading for current and would-be trustees to help understand the roles and responibilities of individual trustees and the board as a whole, especially around accountability and liability. You can also sign up to receive email updates regarding any changed to content as the guidance is reviewed.
It is important for all [sg_popup id=”1″]trustees[/sg_popup] (those thinking of becoming or those who are already trustees) to understand the importance of their role in governing NFP’s and the responsibilities and risks this may bring. The following resources have been put together to help anybody thinking of becoming a trustee, as well as new or […]
In November 2014 VAC delivered two bid-writing sessions to help 15 civil society organisations embed social value into future funding bids. Violet Oruwari-McCabe, of Progressive Stages, talks about how important this training was to help her with future fundraising.
For the last seven or eight years VAC has facilitated a strategic away day for the trustees of Kingsgate Community Centre. There they look at developing a new business plan or reviewing the progress of the current business plan.
Donna Liburd, Director of Kingsgate Community Centre, talks about how the support received from VAC has made a difference to the organsiation year-on-year.