Here you can find a range of tools, checklists and guidance to help you manage and improve the performance of your organisation. More resources are added frequently but if what you want is not here, go to advice for other ways to get the answer you need.

Employing and retaining people with disabilities

Over half of workplaces are missing out because they are excluding disabled talent.

NCVO's State of the Sector Almanac 2017: notes from the webinar

The Almanac is NCVO's report on the state of civil society and the voluntary sector in the UK, looking at:
  • Finances – Charity accounts
  • Volunteering – Community Life Survey
  • Workforce – Labour Force Survey

Common legal issues faced by not for profit organisations

LawWorks develops resources which provide general information for not-for-profit organisations on specific areas of law, to enable them to spot and avoid potential legal problems.

Full Cost Recovery


As well as the specific costs of running a project, you need to make sure that the everyday costs that keep your project going are also covered in your fundraising budget. This guide from “Big Lottery” shows you how to calculate accurate and reasonable costs.