About The Trust
for the third sector
A range of documents of interest to voluntary sector organisations
"Partnering with other organisations can significantly increase social impact, whilst reducing inefficiencies and duplication across the sector.... charities need to be collaboration-ready."
Winning the Contract explains the procurement process and offers practical advice, and helpful hints and tips on drafting bids.
Six charities that learned to measure better - from New Philanthropy Capital, published November 2011.
For Charity Trustees, but useful guide to tendering basics and the changing landscape of public service delivery. From NACVA/LGA.
Helpful guide from the Charities Evaluation Service - visit their website for more excellent resources
A comprehensive guide to understanding contracting and being ready to tender, from Children England
Increasing the role of charities, social enterprises, mutuals and cooperatives in public service delivery - Green paper from the Cabinet Office, December 2010
Support with adapting to a different funding environment
Measuring your own effectiveness with families, parents and children: a short guide
How community sector organisations can be ready for commissioning, from Kindle (the community sector partnership for children and young people)
A NCVO and NAVCA guide for anyone in the third sector who is interested in the commissioning and procurement of public services.
From Kindle and the Commissioning Support Programme