RESOURCES AND GUIDES

65 resources found

What is an Unincorporated Association?

Voluntary or unincorporated association: a further guide to help you decide on the structure of your organisation. Link to SCVO.

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Roles and responsibilities of a Governing Body

A detailed guide to make yourself familiar with the duties and liabilities associated with the role of being on a Governing Body. Link to SCVO.

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Meeting the charity test: Guidance

To be a Scottish charity or a charity registered in Scotland your organisation must pass the charity test. Link to OSCR.

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Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation: A Guide

Guidance aimed at anyone who is considering setting up a charity, particularly those interested in becoming a SCIO. Link to OSCR.

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What it means to be a charity?

An organisation can only become a charity if it meets the ‘charity test’, meaning that it must show it has only charitable purposes and benefits the public. Link to OSCR.

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Do you need to be a charity?

There are benefits that come with being a charity but you need to balance these against the legal obligations that come with being a charity. Link to OSCR.

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Being prepared: Planning for a crisis tool kit

This tool kit has been developed to help third sector organisations identify actions which need to be considered at different stages of a crisis.

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Volunteering Charter

The charter demonstrates a commitment to providing a safe, supportive environment for volunteers and recognises the value they bring to an organisation.

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Volunteering Strategy

The volunteering strategy documents how Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway will develop and support volunteering.

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Volunteering Strategy – Easy Read

Easy read version of Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s volunteering strategy.

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Volunteer Ready Action Plan

Make your organisation volunteer ready with this simple action plan and target dates for your organisation.

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Are You Ready Volunteer Checklist

Make sure you have everything in place if you are thinking of recruiting volunteers.

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