The Responding to Social Change workstream, led by NCVO Third Sector Foresight, and the National Performance Programme run by Charities Evaluation Services and both funded by Capacitybuilders’ National Support Services Programme, offer a range of resources to help infrastructure agencies support frontline organisations on strategy.


  • Free bulk orders of the Future Focus pocket guides to drivers to distribute to frontline organisations. To order, email, using ‘Future Focus’ in the subject line of your message.
  • Free bulk orders of NCVO’s introductory magazine Achieve More (issues 2 and 8 focus on strategy and planning)
  • Up to 35% discount on bulk orders of our other strategy publications.

Web resources

  • A bank of up-to-date information on this website about key external trends for voluntary and community organisations to watch out for


Tailored monthly bulletins for infrastructure organisations:

Signposting to other services

Why not promote the NCVO Support Finder to your network? This free online database helps frontline organisations to find help by topic, type of support and geography. It could help take the pressure off you!

More support for you

The rest of this section offers a few pointers on offering and designing a strategy support service, and outlines the training and peer learning opportunities available to help you develop your offer to frontline organisations.

Last updated at 17:54 Mon 12/Apr/10.


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