Skills for charities

Since 'Skills - Third Sector' / 'Skills Effect' seem to have gone here are some sources of training and advice for charities:

New organisation:

Some of Skills Effect's work including their tools have gone over to Skills for Health. See


or tools for charities here:


Above Skills for Health is:

The Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards (FISSS)

The Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards represents, promotes and supports the 21 Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) across the UK:


Other useful sources of information:

The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO):

ACEVO is the UK's largest and most influential network for Charity and Social Enterprise Leaders:


The London Voluntary Service Council

LVSC is the collaborative leader of London’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector:


The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering because they’re essential for a better society:


The Whitehall & Industry Group (WIG)

WIG is a charity – not for profit, but for purpose; driven by a team passionate to improve mutual understanding and constructive collaboration between government, industry and the not-for-profit sector.


I'll be adding to this section over the next few weeks.