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Public sector membership

With over 17,000 members, we're uniquely placed to engage with public sector organisations about the issues facing civil society.

Join fellow public sector member organisations from:

  • local and central government
  • higher education
  • health and the emergency services
  • our national parks.

Through the benefits listed below, you'll connect in meaningful and practical ways with the country's largest network of voluntary organisations.

Reasons to join

  • Gain a deeper understanding of working and partnerships with charities.
  • Connect with NCVO's leadership, influencing and engagement staff.
  • Access consultancy services. Our in-house consultancy team can advise local authorities, primary care trusts and other government agencies on how to get the most out of relationships with voluntary organisations.
  • Get tailored analyses and presentations on the size and scope of civil society.
  • Compact-proofing services: working with all parties to ensure proposals are compact-compliant on provision, accountability, transparency, and dispute resolution.

Key benefits

  • Access to the sector's must-have Civil Society Almanac.
  • Access to speakers. Colleagues from NCVO's leadership, influencing and engagement teams will come and speak at your events (limited to once a year, min. delegate numbers 50).
  • Invitations to receptions at the House of Commons, plus other regular networking opportunities.
  • 30% off attendance at NCVO exhibitions and events.
  • Discounted conference suite hire.
  • Use of member logo that you can use on your stationery and publications plus a listing in our Annual Review.

Membership fees

Annual public sector membership costs £850 + VAT.

Apply for membership

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