Association of Charitable Foundations
UK wide support organisation for grant-making trusts and foundations of all types.
Association of Charity Independent Examiners
Association of people who carry out IE, providing support and information to its members, charities and other interested parties.
ACEVO - Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations
ACEVO is the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations and is the leading voice for chief executives in the third sector
AMRC - Association of Medical Research Charities
Membership organisation of the leading medical and health research charities in the UK
Business in the Community
Association of companies pledged to continue to improve their positive impact on society
CCLA Investment Management
Specialist investment management for charities, faith organisations, and local authorities - provides the broadest range of funds designed specifically for charities.
Charities Aid Foundation
Non-governmental organisation which seeks to 'increase the substance of philanthropy around the world' (of interest to charities, individuals and companies)
Finances social enterprises, charities and community organisations, with the support of depositors and investors who want to use their money to facilitate real social change, while earning a financial return
Charity Finance Group
Charity which works with finance managers to ensure best practice in charity finance
Charity Law Association
Enables those who advise on or use charity law to meet together, to exchange ideas and intelligence and to use their experience and expertise for the benefit of the charity sector
Charities Safety Group
Address the provision of a self help and support network for people with health and safety responsibilities, but who are not necessarily health and safety specialists
Charity Commission Register
UK government department responsible for maintaining a register of the UK's 180,000 charities and a source of information/publications about charity law, operational guidance, etc.
Provides information and resources on Responsible Investment - what it is, reasons for doing it and how to go about it
The Community Accounting Network
"... help and support from your local community accountancy service with managing your finances – everything from payroll to bookkeeping, from financial planning to annual accounts"
Dedicated to making the process of finding the perfect counsellor as simple as possible, providing individuals in need with all of the information they require to make the most well informed decisions
The Cranfield Trust
Provides free management consultancy for charities and social enterprise groups involved in issues of poverty, disability or social exclusion
Directory of Social Change
Independent charity with a vision of an independent voluntary sector at the heart of social change
Equality and Human Rights Commission
"We have a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment"
Freshhope - Charity
Aimed at those running a charity - main purpose is to direct users to useful services which might save them money, time, research, etc.
Fundraising Standards Board
Handles public complaints about how its members raise money as well as offering the public a 'mark of reassurance' to look for when giving to charities
Getting on Board
"Getting on Board is a charity that can help you, your employees and members of your professional networks become new leaders in your communities through board-level volunteering"
HM Revenue & Customs
Tax treatment of various aspects of sponsorship
HM Revenue & Customs - Charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs
"Helping your charity or club pay the right tax and claim the reliefs it's entitled to"
ICAEW (The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
"A world leader of the finance and accountancy profession ... We provide our members with knowledge and guidance based on the highest ethical and technical standards. We shape opinion, understanding and delivery to ensure the highest standards in business and in the public interest"
The ImpACT Coalition, supported and resourced by ACEVO brings together over 400 charities and trade bodies to work together to improve transparency and accountability and preserve public trust in the charitable sector
Institute of Fundraising
Professional membership body for UK fundraisers
Lawyers In Charities
LinC is a forum for in-house charity lawyers and has over 350 members from over 150 UK charities. "We hold regular meetings and talks, have an extensive knowledge bank of precedents and other know-how, and provide an email forum for raising questions and sharing knowledge".
Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
Makes grants towards the VAT incurred in making repairs and carrying out necessary alterations to listed buildings mainly used for public worship
Lottery Funding is a joint website run by all Lottery funders in the UK - allows users to search for information on current funding programmes across the UK
Memorial Grant Scheme
The Memorials Grant Scheme makes grants towards the VAT incurred by registered charities and faith groups excepted from registering as charities, in the construction, repair and maintenance of public memorial structures. The scheme is only valid for the construction, renovation and maintenance of memorials on or after 16 March 2005.
NAVCA - National Association for Voluntary and Community Action
National voice of local support and development organisations in England.
NCVO - National Council for Voluntary Organisations
NCVO champions and strengthens the voluntary sector, with 8,500 members, from the largest charities to the smallest community organisations. "We make sure the voluntary sector can do what it does best"
NICVA - Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Organisations
"NICVA's mission is to represent and promote the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland and to provide support and leadership to it"
The Royal Foundation
The Royal Foundation is the primary philanthropic and charitable vehicle for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
SCVA - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
Works to support people to take voluntary action to help themselves and others, and to bring about social change
Small Charities Coalition / CTN - The Trustee Network
National support and networking organisation that helps small charities and trustees access the skills, knowledge and resources they need to best serve their causes
UK Community Foundations Network
Brings dynamic and effective local organisations together with philanthropists and businesses who wish to give money to support their community