How to set up a community group

19th December 2016, 3:37pm | By Tom |

Community Foundation – links for   information and advice for voluntary and community groups https://wiltshirecf.org.uk/support-and-advice-for-groups

RunAClub is a cloud-based, easy to use, administration system for people who run community clubs and groups. It has all the essential support you need to set up and manage a community club or network of clubs – whether it’s a sports, youth, health, faith, residents, toddler, music or arts club, for any age and any community. Annual subscription required. https://www.runaclub.com/AboutRunAClub.aspx

Provides advice about getting people involved in your group, deciding the purpose of your group, and agreeing a set of rules or principles that will govern your group. It provides practical information about things you may need to do, such as open a bank account and allocate roles in the group. http://www.resourcecentre.org.uk/information-category/starting-a-group/

There are lots of factsheets on all sorts of issues and each factsheet features step-by-step advice, and explains where to go to get further help. These are mainly for community groups that improve the environment. http://www.brighterfuturestogether.co.uk/brighter-futures-together-toolkit/set-up-a-community-group/

Advice and guidance in easy steps for setting up a group. http://www.valonline.org.uk/setting-community-group

 Just Act helps anyone involved with a community project to find information. The 10 Steps go through the key stages of running a project and the Knowledge Bank has information for different types of projects. http://www.justact.org.uk/

Setting up a community interest company – step by step guidelines https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/community-interest-companies-business-activities

An overview of what community interest companies (CICs) are, how they are set up and how they work. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/community-interest-companies-introduction

Downloadable pdf. Guide on how to set up a Community Interest company http://www.culturalenterpriseoffice.co.uk/resources/guide/setting-up-a-community-interest-company/

Information pages with lots of links to everything you need to know about CIC http://www.companylawclub.co.uk/community-interest-companies

Sport England’s club matters provides a one stop shop for free practical resources to develop and sustain a club http://www.sportenglandclubmatters.com/

 

 

 

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