Join us as a Community Organisation Support Member

Whether you need help to identify the right fundraising and networking opportunities, want to attend training sessions, gain advice on business planning, or to find new ways to raise your organisation’s profile, our Community Organisation Support team are here to help your organisation adapt and thrive.

Join our free membership to access:

  • One-to-one support sessions
  • Grant funding advice and support
  • Collaboration Partnership development
  • Marketing support
  • Networking opportunities
  • Governance support
  • Organisational support
  • Increasing profile opportunities
Full benefits here
Poster reads: Supporting local organisations with funding, training, resources and advice. Offering a platform for stronger sector representation, voice and connection

Who can become a member

Organisations

Our membership is open to:

  • Voluntary, community, faith or social enterprise (VCFSE) organisations
    based in Barnet.
  • National charities that provide support or deliver services in Barnet.

Individuals

If you are an individual looking to start a not-for-profit organisation in Barnet you might also be eligible for membership providing you can demonstrate that:

  • You have had one or more people participating in your work to date.
  • Your work with the local community is already having a social impact.
  • You are working with adults.
  • You have a constitution or working document explaining who you are
    and what you do.

What we ask of members

If you are an already established organisation and wish to become a member,
you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Having clear and transparent charitable/social objectives.
  • Having an annual turnover of less than 5 million.
  • Planning to run your operations for longer than two months.
  • Offering or planning to deliver regular opportunities, activities, or
    services for adults in Barnet.
  • Being open to collaborate with other members to contribute to Barnet Together’s community vision which is to enhance the lives of all those
    living in Barnet.
  • Working towards effective governance and approved quality standards.
  • Being aligned with the values and aims of the Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto.
  • Being willing to embrace Barnet Together’s ethos of making the sector
    more inclusive, and diverse and advocating for the social model of
    disability through collaboration and co-production.
  • Being willing to engage with and contribute to sector development,
    including helping us to build a picture of delivery and capacity across the
    borough.
  • Being prepared to contribute your feedback at sector meetings and via
    our satisfaction surveys to help us improve the service.

What we do not accept

  • We do not accept any profit making businesses/commercial enterprises.
  • We do not support any organisations who group are actively promoting or encouraging violence, harm and oppression.

How we use your data

All the data you share with us as part of the registration process and throughout your membership will be stored safely and used to help us understand better our reach and impact. Collecting data about the local voluntary sector is key to ensure that we can continue to improve our membership offer and also evidence the need for this support service to exist.

Work with Children and Young People

If your organisation supports children and young people, please join Young Barnet Foundation. For anything else, join us.

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