Community association guidance

The Community association guidance tool aims to help community associations and groups ensure that they understand their roles and responsibilities as trustees and that they are operating in line with current charity law and legislation.

The tool also sign posts groups to the relevant organisations offering up to date information and templates for policies, procedures as well as other useful tools.

We are aware that some weblinks are broken as they link to external sites that have been reconfigured. We are looking into these. You may need to register or become members for access to some information. However your Connected Communities Team will try and help where possible. Contact

PDF document Community association guidance tool(PDF) [2 Mb]

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