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Resources - Articles and Case Studies


Building more impactful corporate-charity partnerships - NPC
Building your measurement framework - NPC
Charity types: How to choose a structure -
Choosing an electronic case management system for your organisation - NPC
Collaborating for greater impact - NPC
Community life survey 2015-2016 - Cabinet Office
Flipping the narrative: essays on transformation from the sector’s boldest voices - NPC
Global innovations in measurement and evaluation – NPC
Hertfordshire Matters, needs analysis survey - HCF
How to turn your charity’s data into meaningful action - NPC
Improving marketing and sales - NCVO
Keeping us well: how non-health charities address the social determinants of health – NPC
More than grants - NPC
My best life: priorities for digital technology in the youth sector - NPC
People not problems: asset-based approaches in the charity sector - NPC
Reach new heights with your fundraising - Ecclesiastical
Reinvigorating a culture of volunteering at Northampton hope centre - NCVO
Social impact measurement case studies - Social Enterprise East Of England
Social Value Hub - A free resource for people who are interested in social value and the Public Services
Telling stories (communications and the media) - NCVO
The #nomakeupselfie campaign - Cancer Research UK
User mapping techniques: a guide for the social sector - NPC
Using digital to increase service capacity - NCVO
What makes a good charity? - NPC
Writing a fantastic funding bid - NCVO

Resources - Best Practice and Guides


A guide to corporate volunteering - TeamHerts Volunteering
A short guide to the DCLG - National Audit Office
An overview of funding and income in the voluntary sector - NCVO
Annual planning checklist (part of the Building Effective Boards publication) - TeamHerts Volunteering
Banking for charities - Charity Finance Group
Can do guide for organisers of voluntary events
Charities and insurance -
Charity digital code of practice
Charity money, tax and accounts -
Claiming Gift Aid as a charity -
Community transport best practice guide - Community Transport Hertfordshire
Creating effective E-newsletters - NCVO
Developing a communications strategy - NCVO
Developing and measuring your impact - NCVO
GDPR, a guide for charities - Charity Finance Group
General Data Protection Regulation: a guide for charities - Charity Finance Group
Guide to building great partnerships - NCVO
Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - ICO
Health, work and wellbeing - ACAS
Hertfordshire Compact
How to use skilled volunteers - TeamHerts Volunteering
How to use your evaluation findings to improve your work - NCVO
How to write a marketing strategy guide -
How to write your charity's governing document -
Identify and address obstacles to diversity (part of the Building Effective Boards publication) - TeamHerts Volunteering
Managing performance for small firms - ACAS
New welcome pack for charity trustees - Charity Commision
Person specification for volunteer role advert (part of the Building Effective Boards publication) - TeamHerts Volunteering
Recruiting staff - ACAS
Risk management for charities - The IRM
Setting up a charity -
Structures for social enterprises - guide produced by UnLtd. and DLA Piper on choosing the right legal structure
The trustee board's year (part of the Building Effective Boards publication) - TeamHerts Volunteering
To have and to hold, a guide to asset development for community and social enterprises - Locality

Understanding community asset transfer - Locality

Volunteer management best practice checklist - TeamHerts Volunteering
Who's in control, working out your governance structure - NCVO
Your guide to organising a street party

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