Capacity Building

POP ideas is a project of POP+ and has been providing funding and business planning support to Plymouth’s voluntary and community sector since 2014.  The service also offers a wide range of training opportunities.

“POP ideas is such a good resource for small charities in Plymouth.”

The Tree Project

Barefoot

Diversity Business Incubator

Bereavement Counselling

Homestart

Stoke Stars

Friends and Families of Special Children

Prime SkatePark

Norpro Training

Frontline Veteran Support

 

Services like POP ideas are really valuable because we can’t afford consultancy fees, so having that resource is just brilliant.”

After consulting with Plymouth’s voluntary and community sector about how they use the internet, we have compiled a number of useful links to support the growth of your charitable organisation.

The links below take you to a number of useful and relevant information and guidance websites.

 

​Start Your Community Project Today

Links to useful guides to help you start your community group, charity or social enterprise.

Just Act

10 steps to starting up

Resource Centre

A great place to explore

Gov.uk Website

Links for starting up a charity

Charity Start-up Tool

A great resource
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Legal Structures Digital Workshop

Introduction to setting up a community group, social enterprise or voluntary organisation. Explores the pros and cons of different structures and governance requirements.

Presentation and additional resources can be found below.
PRESENTATION LEGAL STRUCTURES TRUSTEE RESPONSIBILITIES DIRECTORS' DUTIES

How we can help

See below the support we offer to charities, community groups and social enterprises in Plymouth. The support is funded by Esmée Fairbairn and free to access.

Funding support ​

1-2-1 in-depth consultation

  1. Grants Search
  2. Application reviews
  3. Funding Training

Planning support ​

 1-2-1 in-depth consultation

  1. Project & idea development
  2. Business planning
  3. Business planning training

Signposting 

Building a complete package

  1. Regular newsletters
  2. Relevant Provider support
  3. To other local charities

Looking for volunteers?

 

POP ideas is delivered and funded by: