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Covid-19 update: Government guidance changed on 19 July 2021 - we're currently updating our information in response to this. In the meantime, visit the government's guidance on lifting restrictions.

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  • Legal advice and assistance

    Sources of legal advice and assistance for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.

  • Working with staff

    How to support and manage staff during covid-19 and the key government schemes available to employers.

  • Delivering your work

    Information on managing risk, delivering activities, supporting beneficiaries and managing your finances.

  • Getting funding

    Information on finding sources of funding, and how to plan and carry out fundraising during covid-19.

  • How To Motivate Volunteers To Support Your Organization

    Finding good volunteers to support your non-profits objective is not always as easy as it sounds. Sure, being an organization whose mission it is to help your community might sound like its compelling enough but its not. With so much going on in the world today, people's times are the most sought after commodity so you must have a good way to inspire people to want to support you. Here are four ways you can motivate volunteers to help your organization succeed.

  • Tailored support to help Leicestershire communities take ownership of community libraries, and how they thrived

    Helen Oparinde of Voluntary Action Leicestershire (VAL) explains how communities of Leicestershire took on community-managed libraries.

  • How to use Twitter for fundraising

    Some ideas about how to ask for and receive donations via Twitter. Please add others you've tried.

  • How to run a website satisfaction survey

    Ok, so you measure your website traffic, online donations and social media use but do you know what people actually think of your website? The only way to find out is to ask. Here's how to do a survey.

  • How to manage your organisation's reputation

    It’s important to tackle head on anything that may lead people to question how well your organisation is run or the value of your work. But good preparation can mitigate risks that come from inside or outside of your organisation. 

  • How to make the Transition

    Making change as a result of the changed funding environment The Transition Fund aimed to provide some funding to organisations which received substantial cuts in public sector funding.   The aim of the fund was to help organisations change to become more resilient and to continue to deliver high quality services within a changed funding environment.  Whether you received this funding or not, this 'How To' guide aims to provide guidance to leaders of organisations facing change as a result of reduced public sector funding. 

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