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Support Bodies
for the sector

Updated 25/11/13

Follow the trail

This page

The number of groups that seek to support particular functions or issues within voluntary organisations has been growing slowly. Co-operation has also generally improved. While many of those listed operate on a membership or subscription basis, some useful info may also be available to non-members.

This page covers General bodies (including infrastructure support), the national sector support workstreams and Managerial support and development.



This is a listings style page, with Information Sources grouping.

National Sector Support

The central government-funded sector support body/website for England has need closed by the Coalition government, 2010 changes.


National bodies

Community-level focus

Gender, ethnicity etc

Supporting support

Smaller organisations


Managerial support