A guide that compares various mentoring schemes and draws on their learning points. This guide will be useful to those interested in mentoring schemes for chairs and vice-chairs and those establishing less formal mentoring relationships.
An online volunteering platform allowing charities access to a wide range of professional support like marketing and design agencies, business support and web development. Charities post up to five challenges at one time for professional volunteers to complete.
Locality is the leading nationwide network of community enterprises, development trusts, settlements and social action centres. Locality supports organisations ambitious to change their communities and promotes peer learning. It is also runs the My Community Rights advice service with support and grants.
Pilotlight is a capacity building charity offering free tailored strategic planning support to charities that are tackling disadvantage in the UK. They match organisataions up with teams of senior business people to facilitate a year long engagement to plan for sustainability, development and growth.
Pro Bono O.R. (run by The OR Society) connects professional analysts to third Sector Organisations. Benefits include: support from analytics experts, identifying and clarifying problems, finding real solutions & improving what you do…for free!
Sported is a charity dedicated to building the capacity of community groups which use the power of sport to transform young lives. Membership & all its services are completely free, including one-to-one mentoring, funding opportunities & networking.
Worthwhile is an active network of young professionals which provides support, opportunities and connections to enable young professionals to get involved in social change. The network runs regular events & training sessions.
Give What You’re Good At provides a free service that matches registered charities with skilled volunteer professionals to help them work on a specific project or issue. Matching service is free, with an additional �25 charged for upgrades.
Good for Nothing is a community of thinkers, do-ers, makers and tinkerers applying their skills and energy to accelerate the work of cause-led innovators and change makers. Useful if you are leading an innovative social project and need support .
Use Media Trust’s Media Matching service to get valuable advice and support on a wide range of media and communications services including PR, marketing and branding by placing a request for the services of a media or communications volunteer.