Capacity Building

Capacity Building

Do you want to start something new to help the community, or strengthen an existing group or organisation?

Perhaps you work for a charity or social enterprise and just need someone to run your ideas past?

Sector Connect Hull offers free, impartial advice, guidance and information for anyone who wants to set up a voluntary group, charity or community business, and for anyone who volunteers, governs or works for one.

Such support may involve:
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Start Up
Setting up a new community group, registered charity or social enterprise, including Community Interest Companies, or converting from one organisation type to another.
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Governance Advice
Understanding governing documents, Charity or Company law or regulations, managing committees and meetings, trustee roles and responsibilities, writing or developing policies and procedures.
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Everything you need to know about resourcing your work, including grants, fundraising and trading, writing good funding applications, budgeting and financial management, and covering your running costs.
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Managing People
Safe recruitment, finding and supervising volunteers, recruiting and managing staff, dealing with conflict or change, and understanding the relationship between trustees and paid staff.
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Demonstrating Impact
Setting up good monitoring and evaluation systems, impact reports, talking about the value of your work and promoting your organisation.
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Growth and Development
Moving into contracts and being ‘tender ready’, understanding social finance and loans, taking on new staff or premises, gaining development funding, implementing new systems, strategic planning, and organisational mergers.
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One-off Queries

Anything and everything! How do we write a trustee annual report? Where can I find good public liability insurance? Can we find funding for daytrips? Where can we hold Zumba classes?

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Need Information or Advice?

You can arrange to have a free informal one-to-one with one of our Specialists by clicking the button below

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