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RESOURCES AND GUIDES79 resources found
Discover the elements that, when handled properly, make for good governance in a charity or third sector organisation. Link to OSCR.CLICK TO VIEW
Guidance and good practice for Charity Trustees
Meet legal requirements, ensure your charity is well-run, and avoid some of the common problems that can arise. Link to OSCRCLICK TO VIEW
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.CLICK TO VIEW
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.CLICK TO VIEW
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.CLICK TO VIEW
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.CLICK TO VIEW
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.CLICK TO VIEW
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.CLICK TO VIEW
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.DOWNLOAD
The charter demonstrates a commitment to providing a safe, supportive environment for volunteers and recognises the value they bring to an organisation.DOWNLOAD
The volunteering strategy documents how Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway will develop and support volunteering.DOWNLOAD
Volunteering Strategy – Easy Read
Easy read version of Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s volunteering strategy.DOWNLOAD