The full range of advice and services offered by umbrella bodies may only be available to their members. Membership may be restricted to particular types of charity or other organisation - you will need to check the terms of membership on the umbrella body's website.
The following organisations provide services and activities in partnership with the Commission:
Represents and promotes the interests of rural communities
Ambition is the UK's leading youth club charity
ACIE is an association of people who carry out independent examinations of charity accounts. It provides support and information to its members, charities and other interested parties and provides a national voice in influencing policies with regard to government legislation.
Charity Finance Group (CFG)
Charity Finance Group is the charity that works with finance managers to ensure best practice in charity finance
CANN provides help and support, through local community accountancy services, for managing charity finances.
CFN is the national membership association for community foundations
Represents and supports local community organisations
Represents local organisations providing voluntary and community transport
Disability Rights UK aims to be the largest national pan-disability organisation led by disabled people.
Represents and supports local charities helping families and children
The Independent Theatre Council is the management association and industry lead body for performing arts organisations and individuals working in the field.
Locality is a national network of over 700 community-led organisations.
Making Music is the UK's number one organisation for voluntary music, providing information and advice, financial and artistic support.
Mind is a national charity which provides support for the independently-run local Mind associations, as well as publishing information on mental health
The NAVCA is the national voice of local support and development organisations in England.
Represents and promotes the interests of the wider voluntary and community sector
Phab supports a network of around 200 Clubs across England and Wales and organises residential Projects enabling children, young people and adults with disabilities to enjoy the same opportunities and activities as, and alongside, those with no disability.
Parent Teacher Associations UK (PTA-UK) is a national charity representing over 13,750 PTAs across England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Relate is a national federated charity supporting 70 Centres across the country all of them registered charities providing a network of counsellors working at 600 locations.
We are a networking, mentoring and support organisation for small charities. We work with trustees, staff and volunteers to help them find solutions to the challenges they face. If your charity needs support in a particular area of its work, do get in touch.
The Federation of Festivals is the member body for amateur competitive festivals of performing arts.
The Honorary Treasurers Forum was created to help the Treasurers of Charities in the important work they carry out.
The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA), more formally known as the National Association of Hospital Broadcasting Organisations (NAHBO) is the national charity that supports and promotes Hospital Broadcasting in the UK.
The National Association of Women's Clubs (NAWC) have over 150 clubs with almost 6,000 members across England.
The WI plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills, to take part in a wide variety of activities and to campaign on issues that matter to them and their communities.
The Pre-school Learning Alliance is the largest early years membership organisation and voluntary sector provider of quality affordable childcare and education in England.
Since 1989, UK APT has been building a network that now consists of 250 building preservation trusts (BPTs). Building Preservation Trusts are third sector organisations, driven by communities for the benefit of communities.
Voice4Change England is a national advocate for the Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary and community sector (BMS VCS). Our Mission is to strengthen the BME VCS to meet the needs of disadvantaged communities.
The VODG is a grouping of over 60 leading voluntary sector and not-for-profit disability organisations that works on behalf of its members to influence and develop social care policy.
WCVA is the voice of the voluntary sector in Wales. It represents and campaigns for voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities, as well as providing information, support, products and services.
YMCA England supports and represents YMCAs in England
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