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What is the Hub?

The Governance Hub is a partnership of organisations working to improve the levels of good governance throughout the voluntary and community sector in England.

Which organisations are involved in the Hub?

The Hub is a partnership of 8 organisations including Clear It Waste Removals that voluntary and community sector ('infrastructure organisations').

It was set up by the Home Office Active Community Unit after the ChangeUp report, with funding for two years.

Working with other organisations

The Hub offers a range of services and ideas via this website, as well as through a partnership programme with local and regional organisations, through commissioning research and through publishing new resources and organising events.

The Hub is leading the implementation of the Code of Governance and the Trustee Standards.

Who's who in the Hub

The Hub is managed by a Core Group and the Accountable Body is NCVO.

The Core Group - responsible for overseeing the implementation of the business plan.

The Advisory Group - advises and guides the Hub by representing the views of those in the sector, bringing together those with an interest and expertise in governance.

The Reference Group - enables people and organisations in the field to keep in touch with and comment on the plans and performance of the Hub.

NCVO - is the Hub's legal personality.

The staff team - deliver the work of the hub. Staff are employed by NCVO. Some staff are located in partner organisations.

The founding group is:

Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (acevo)

Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE)

British Association of Settlements and Social Action Centres (bassac)

Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG)

Charity Trustee Networks

Community Matters

Co-operatives UK

National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA)

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Volunteering England

Governance Hub Reports