voluntary arts

Nominate your group for an Epic Award

Entries are now open for groups to nominate themselves for an Epic Award - recognising the skill, innovation and hard work that g

Equality and diversity - what should we be doing?

By promoting equality and diversity within your group you can ensure that all those involved feel valued and heard, and able to contribute to its overall success.

How to create an equal opportunities policy

This Briefing explains how to go about developing your policy and outlines the areas you may need to consider.

Events checklist – disability and access

This briefing, produced by Voluntary Arts, includes a simple checklist which we think covers the most important issues surrounding disability for voluntary arts events.

How to handle complaints

This briefing, from Voluntary Arts, explains the importance of setting up a complaints procedure, explores the best way to handle complaints and looks at how your voluntary arts group could use a complaint to build positively on its reputation.

Should your group be a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)?

This briefing, from Voluntary Arts, outlines the key points of the CIO form, what it is and what it entails, and provides guidance for voluntary arts groups considering registering for CIO status.