Resource Guides

Free guides and resources for voluntary and community groups.

Our user-friendly guides and resources provide a useful reference to help you develop your group. So whether you are just starting your group, or want or need to improve the way you work, we have a guide for you.

Are you looking for information to answer queries on volunteering?  Then you need to visit our volunteering specific resource guides page.

The guides are easy to read on line but can be downloaded if preferred.

Starting Up


 Running Your Organisation


Other Finance Options


Collaborative Working


The following information sheets are designed to help you organise community fundraising events


The Association of Chairs has produced a free guide to help chairs explore and strengthen the relationship they have with their CEO. It is intended primarily for chairs, both new and experienced, but will also be useful to vice chairs, trustees, CEOs and governance advisers.


Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information in these documents is accurate and up to date but Community Impact Bucks cannot accept responsibility or liability for any loss or damage resulting from their use. They are intended as a brief summary for guidance only and legal advice should be sought where appropriate. The inclusion of any other organisations in a document or weblink is for signposting purposes and does not imply any endorsement of them.