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To develop a consortium, you should work through the following steps. The pages linked from this list below take you through the work you need to do at each stage, and what the outcomes should be.
Guidance on scoping and planning before you set up a voluntary-sector consortium
How to form the initial working group that will help partners set up a consortium
An outline of how much funding is required to establish a voluntary sector consortium, and some of the potential funding sources
Why you need to engage stakeholders such as commissioners and local organisations in your consortium development, and how to involve them
An overview of the key policies and procedures that will support the operational running of a consortium
A guide to becoming an incorporated company
How to formally launch your consortium and invite organisations to join
How to set up the central hub that will run the consortium business, scope for contracts, network with commissioners and bring in contracts
How consortium members can work together to bid for, and hopefully win, contracts
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NCVO has announced today that it will partner with the Centre for Ageing Better to support its efforts to increase age-friendly inclusive volunteering in England.
Today the Small Charities Coalition (SCC) announced that the FSI (the Foundation for Social Improvement) and NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) have come together to secure the SCC Helpdesk and other key services.
Today sees the launch of The Civil Society Group – an informal collaboration of organisations representing members and groups from across the charity sector and wider civil society.
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