ACF - Association of Charitable Foundations
“The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) is the UK wide support organisation for grant-making trusts and foundations of all types. Our membership of over 300 includes many large independent foundations; local and community trusts; family trusts; corporate foundations; and broadcasting appeals. “
Association of Charity Independent Examiners
“The ACIE is an association of people who carry out independent examinations of charity accounts, providing support and information to members, charities and other interested parties.”
Association of Fundraising Consultants
“AFC's mission is to be the professional association that sets standards in fundraising consultancy in the UK in order to safeguard the interests of not-for-profit organisations their donors and beneficiaries.”
“BOND is the network of more than 290 UK based voluntary organisations working in international development and development education.”
CAF - Charities Aid Foundation
“For over 80 years, the Charities Aid Foundation has found the most effective and efficient ways to connect donors to the causes that matter to them and for money to get where it’s needed. CAF provides not only financial services and advice but also donation processing, freeing charities up to concentrate on the real work of making a difference.”
“The Charity Commission for England and Wales is a non-Ministerial Government Department, part of the Civil Service. The Commission is completely independent of Ministerial influence and also independent from the sector it regulates. It has a number of quasi-judicial functions where it uses powers similar to those of the High Court.”
CharityFinancials.com is the only fully interactive online platform containing the latest available financial information on UK charities, key contacts, league tables, benchmarking, plus much more.
“Civil Society Media is an independent news, publishing and events company focused entirely on charities and other civil society organisations for more than 21 years. Civil Society helps these organisations to deliver sustainable public benefit by providing essential news, analysis and training for their employees and trustees.”
DEC – Disasters Emergency Committee
“The DEC brings 14 leading UK aid charities together in times of crisis: Action Aid, Age International, British Red Cross, CAFOD, Care International, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide, Islamic Relief, Merlin, Oxfam, Plan UK, Save the Children, Tearfund and World Vision; all collectively raising money to reach those in need quickly.”
Institute of Fundraising
The Institute of Fundraising is the largest individual representative body in the voluntary sector with over 5,300 Individual members and 340 Organisational members. The Institute supports its members and the wider fundraising community by creating a better environment for fundraisers to raise money, by increasing understanding of fundraising and enabling fundraisers to be the best they can be.
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)
NCVO champions and strengthens volunteering and civil society, with over 10,000 members, from the largest charities to the smallest community organisations. We make sure the voluntary sector can do what it does best.
“Philanthropy Impact, launched in December 2012, incorporates the European Association for Philanthropy and Giving (EAPG), Philanthropy UK, and the Philanthropy Advisors Forum (PAF). It combines 27 years of sector knowledge and experience, creating a rich resource that helps make sense of and inspire philanthropy throughout the UK and beyond.”
Remember a charity
“Remember A Charity was formed in 2000 and now has over 140 of the UK's favourite charities, who work together to encourage more people to consider leaving a charitable gift in their Will, once they've looked after their family and friends. Together, we aim to do what no single charity can do alone, making legacy giving a social norm.”
Small Charities Coalition
Small Charities Coalition is a national umbrella and capacity-building organisation with over 7,000 members UK-wide.
The organization helps trustees, staff and volunteers of small charities access the skills, tools, and information they need to get going and do what they do best.
The FSI - Foundation for Social Improvement
Mission: to build and share knowledge, to elevate the voice of small charities with policy makers and the public, to build leadership in small charities and to support small charities to raise vital funds to meet the needs of their beneficiaries.
The Management Centre
“The Management Centre provides fundraising and management consultancy, as well as learning and development programmes to the not-for-profit sector.”
“Third Sector is the UK’s leading publication for everyone who needs to know what’s going on in the voluntary and not-for-profit sector. Many of the 80,000 readers are chief executives, trustees and senior managers in charities, voluntary organizations and social enterprises. Others are parliamentarians, lawyers, finance professionals and private sector executives concerned with corporate responsibility.”
"Timebank works with some of the most recognised companies in the UK to plan and promote volunteering, resulting in thousands of new people volunteering in their communities and a better brand image for our business partners.”