Running a Group
Good governance is essential for your group to survive and develop. The Community Toolkit supports committees and trustees in best practice from meeting regulatory requirements to monitoring and evaluation; financial management to applying to funders.h
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Roles and Responsibilities of Management Committees
All community groups will have a management committee and depending on the groups’ legal form or charitable status they will be known as a Board of Directors, Charity Trustees or Committee Members. This guide looks the duties of management committees and thier legal responsibilities in running a group.
The Role of Office Bearers
Although all committee members, directors and trustees have equality and joint responsibilities, office bearers have specific duties that need to be carried out in the running of the organisation. This guide looks at each of the main roles in a commitee.
Fundraising and Regulations
Applying to Funders
Legislation and Insurance
Monitoring and Evaluation