Here at In Kind Direct we strongly believe in sharing expertise, resources and information with our user community. Whether it's information on how to achieve a zero-waste future or how to fundraise, we'll try our best to keep this page up-to-date with as many useful links as possible.
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FareShare saves good food destined for waste and sends it to charities and community groups who transform it into nutritious meals for vulnerable people.
Supports over 200 furniture re-use charities helping them to reach vulnerable people in crisis whilst reducing waste. Visit the website to find your local furniture re-use charity.
IT For Charities - software, hardware, services, resources and IT Directory for UK Charities
The Free Cycle Network organizes a worldwide network of "gifting" groups, aiming to divert reusable goods from landfills.
Fundraising, finance and training
Local giving supports local charitable organisations to diversify their income through online fundraising. They provide tools, training and advice to help local groups connect with supporters online, improve their digital skills and develop practical fundraising experience. Since 2009, over £15m has been raised and distributed to their members, including £3m of match funding.
Provides training courses, publications, online funding databases, research, conferences, a bookshop and lots of free resources their website. If you work for a charity, the DSC aims to support you in everything you do.
Funder Finder specialise in information and advice about charitable trusts and foundations that fund in the UK.
Do-It is the national volunteering database. They have 500,000 registered volunteers and over 1 million volunteer opportunities
A network of local organisations which provide networking opportunities, specialist advice, support, policy information and training for their members. Find your local council for voluntary service.
The membership network for communications professionals working in UK charities.
Sports and physical activity
Sported help community sport clubs and youth groups, who use sport to tackle the root causes of some society’s biggest problems, become bigger, more sustainable and more effective. If you run a community group which uses sport to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people then Sported can help.
Environment and zero waste
A resource efficiency and circular economy expert!
So many brilliant ideas how on to recycle your waste
A wonderful site packed with recipes and craft ideas that will reduce your waste and save you money!
A great resource for businesses, charities and individuals on how to reduce waste and improve impact on the environment.