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 Funders Directory was previously part of the Capacity Building Bulletin but is now available as a separate PDF which can be accessed by organisations at any time.
Camden organisations and residents can register on the following two websites to search for funding opportunities.
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.
Home-Start Camden offers free, confidential support, friendship and practical help to parents of children under five in the London Borough of Camden. In 2014 they approached VAC for advice on how to deal with redundancy.
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