Small Charities Coalition: A national support and networking organisation that helps small charities, including small charity trustees, to access skills, knowledge and resources.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) provide information and interesting blogs for trustees.
Reach Skills: Information on governance and trustee matters including the essential information and resources to get started on the trusteeship journey.
Vol Resource provide online resources for the voluntary and community sector. This website contains useful resources for trustees including Trustee codes of conduct etc.
Suffolk Association for Voluntary Organisations (SAVO) have produced an e-learning website for Trustees. The website provides easy access to training at a time and pace to suit you.
The Charity Fraud Guide: A downloadable new guide for trustees and managers of charities
Hempsons Charity Chairs Checklist: A downloadable new guide to major topics that, together with your own experience and judgement, will help you make your organisation more successful.
Trustees' Week is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference. Follow what is happening round the country at http://trusteesweek.blogspot.co.uk/.
Trustee Recruitment and Induction resources
There are a number of online resources to help your organisation to recruit and induct trustees:
Charity Commission publications
The Harrogate Community House Information Centre library contains a number of books aimed at charity trustees including:
- The Good Trustee Guide (NCVO)
- The Charity Trustee’s Handbook (DSC)
- The Charity Treasurer’s Handbook (DSC)
- Good Governance: Practical Guide for Trustees, Chairs and CEOs
The Library also contains books providing guidance on all aspects of starting a running a charitable group, including fundraising, community events, management, charity HR, marketing, etc.