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We are the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark. We support charities, community groups and individuals through capacity building, networks and training.

Start-ups, Business & Templates

Blueprint for All

Blueprint for All works with young people and communities to create an inclusive society in which everyone, regardless of their race, ethnicity or background can thrive.

Small Business Research and Enterprise Centre

The Small Business Research and Enterprise Centre (SBREC) is educational business research support service provided by the City of London Corporation to help small businesses start, grow and develop through our business resources.

DSC (Directory of Social Change)

We've been making charities stronger for over 40 years - We exist to help you help others.

London Business Hub

Here at London Business Hub, we’re committed to making it as simple as possible for you to grow your business. And, more importantly, to helping you make that growth an enduring success.

Trust the People

Trust the People is a movement of community builders committed to building a real democracy from the grassroots up. We believe that by stepping into our agency and working with others in our neighbourhoods, we can shape our society into one that serves the needs of all.


Our programmes see empathetic business experts share their expertise with charities, bringing new perspectives, diverse skills and vast experience to bear on the challenges they’re facing.

The Social Change Agency

At The Social Change Agency we support people to solve the most pressing issues of our time, and our dynamic approach is rooted in respectful collaboration.

The Cranfield Trust

Cranfield Trust is the leading provider of pro bono consultancy and management support for charities in the UK. Our network of highly skilled volunteer consultants and advisers helps charities succeed and thrive by offering mentoring, management consultancy, peer support, advice, training and information. 

Charity Impact Podcast

The Charity Impact Podcast aims to help you increase your charity’s income and impact by sharing the experience and expertise of our guests. 

Charity Excellence

Charity Excellence is a free one-stop-shop for anything a charity needs including finding funding and writing bid applications using AI.

Small Charities Week

We celebrate and raise the profile of the small charity sector as well as pulling together a list of resources

Small Charity Support

Small Charity Support is a registered CIO {Charitable Incorporated Organisation} set up to help the many "ordinary" volunteer trustees of small charities who are struggling to cope with unnecessarily complex and jargon-laden official guidelines and bureaucratic regulations

Charity Set-up by NCVO & FSI

This guide will steer you through the logistics of setting up a charity in simple steps. We will be with you on your journey – from that initial idea, calling or passion, to registration and beyond. We’ll be here to support you with any queries you might have about the set up and running of your charity.

Lime Green Consultancy (part of The Small Charity Friendly Collective)

We specialise in working with ambitious charities and social enterprises that are trying to achieve a step-change in their strategic development, fundraising or broader income generation. We help such organisations to work smarter, raise more money and stand out from the crowd in a challenging and competitive landscape.

Small Charities Data

Small Charities Data is a research hub for the latest and best available data on small charities in the UK. Start exploring!

Getting on Board

We support people from all sectors of society to become charity board trustees, and charities to recruit and retain a diverse range of trustees.

Association of Chairs

We are an independent association of Chairs of social purpose and not-for-profit organisations formed in order to help Chairs with their unique task: leading the board in delivering the organisation’s aims.

Hatch Enterprise

Delivering workshops, events, and 1:1 volunteering support, connecting entrepreneurs in a vibrant supportive community, and building networks and partnerships with other organisations.