Resource Description Resource type
Budgeting Quick Guide

This is a guide to the key decisions you need to think about when drawing up a budget. A budget is a plan translated...

Funding and Finance
Business Supporting Communities

Resources, information and things to think about for Businesses and teams from companies seeking to volunteer....

C19 General Signage

Signage to be edited and adapted to suit your needs

Signs for room capacity, kitchen rules and hand rubbing...

Planning and Projects
C19 Handwashing Signage

Handrub (sanitiser) and Handwash (soap and water) signage.

Both in PowerPoint and PDF (for quick printing)...

Planning and Projects
C19 SIGNAGE Entrance Exit Walkways

Signage for walkways, entrances and exits.

Provided in PowerPoint and PDF format.

The Gateway...

Planning and Projects
C19 SIGNAGE Toilets

Toilet signage to be edited and adapted to suit your needs.

The Gateway version is the signage that is used...

Planning and Projects
C19 Venue Risk Assessment

A template risk assessment for your reopening.

A completed example for approach and wording suggestions.

Planning and Projects
C19 Working Safely During COVID-19 Template

A template policy based on the Gateway's document.

Can be adapted and edited to suit your own needs.

Planning and Projects
Charity Governance Code

Charity Commission - This Code is a practical tool to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of...

Committees - Purpose

The committee is responsible for the smooth day to day running of the group.  They make sure the group has a place...

Committees - Responsibilities

Being on a committee is a big responsibility, the future of the group and the quality of service depends on your...

Community and Voluntary Sector Highlights

2021 Review of Warrington’s Voluntary and Community Sector

The voluntary and community sector, or third...

Funding and Finance, Governance, Planning and Projects, Volunteering
Funding Bid Checklist

Here is a checklist / process document to help you to compile your funding bid.  As you work through the list, some...

Funding and Finance
Funding Online Applications Tips

There are a whole host of funders now requiring you to submit your bid applications online. There are also varying...

Funding and Finance
Funding Useful Phrases

We have pulled together some words which are a bit more focused or have a more fixed and...

Funding and Finance
Funding Workbook

This virtual workbook is designed to help you package an activity or idea into a project so that it can be used for...

Funding and Finance

Fundraising can be a time-consuming pursuit but one that can provide a valuable source of additional funding to your...

Funding and Finance
Governance - Action and Decision Logs

How many times have you arrived at a meeting to find that nobody else has read the minutes either? It's hard to find...

Governance - Committee Roles

There are traditional roles within committees.  Depending on the skillset that your committee members have, you...

Governance - Governing Document / Constitution

Community groups of all types must have a governing document that sets out the rules of the organisation and details...

Governance - Impact Measurement

A guide to measuring the impact of activities.

Governance, Planning and Projects
Governance - Mission And Idea Guide

You might have a strong idea for what you want to do, most people know what activities they want to deliver.  But,...

Governance - Mission, Vision & Values

Mission, vision and values are the three key components that form the purpose of an organisation. Together they make...

Governance - Strategic Plan

A guide to creating a forward plan for your organisation.

Legal Structures Guide

This guide has been produced primarily for people who are thinking about setting up a new voluntary or community...



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