Building strong grassroots organisations, charities, and social enterprises in Plymouth

POP+ belongs to Plymouth’s voluntary and community sector (VCS) and is driven by the extraordinary energy, passion and skills of those who work within it.

  Our purpose is to build strong grassroots organisations, charities and social enterprises by supporting them to work together and take a lead role in creating change.

  We are driven by the energy, passion and skills of local people taking action to improve our society and environment. A small team of dedicated staff, associates and trustees do this by influencing connecting, training and creating opportunities.


Member Support

  • Business & project planning 1:1 support
  • Community group/organisation start-up support
  • Access to resource materials
  • POP ideas workshops
  • Support & advice for writing funding
  • applications
  • Funding alerts
  • Identifying new funding opportunities
  • Plymouth Fundraisers Network

Networks & Collaboration

  • POP+ thematic networks & the Network of Networks
  • Network admin support
  • Collaboration opportunities
  • Network Leadership group

Publicity & Information

  • Advertising of vacancies (paid or voluntary), events and activities on website, social media & newsletter
  • Twice-monthly newsletters
  • Events & activities info

Supporting Citizen Action/Development

  • Positive People Project
 Strategic Representation  
  • Having a voice on city-wide and county-wide boards and partnerships
  • Neighbourhood Care Networks
  • Plymouth Partners & Funders Forum