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This section provides a list of resources and information. Each resource has been classified according to the category heading.

An opportunity to visit or invite visitors into your setting to see the early years arts work you do

National Council for Voluntary Organisations has a number of guides around governance and appropriate legal structures to employ when setting up an organisation.

When planning and delivering an arts project, it is important to consider health and safety issues from the outset.

At the planning stage one needs to consider participants, supporting adults, artists and visitors as well as likely venues, potential hazards arising from the immediate environment and the project itself.

KnowHowNonProfit pull together and order social media guides on their website

What makes people donate to charity? See here. Previously it has been assumed that people who donate have a personal connection with a cause, yet we are increasingly seeing that people are donating to a charity because a friend of theirs supports it.

Tom Latchford, CEO of Raising IT, describes key considerations for the supporter journey on your charity website.

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Get more of the products you need for less.

This briefing sets out some of the key headlines for Lewisham from the IMD 2015 for England. 

Inspiring Impact is an international collaborative programme, working with the charity sector to help organisations know what to measure and how to measure

This information comes from Lewisham council in the process of analysing newly published data sets. Watch this space for further information and statistics.

The difference between volunteers and interns. Some of your questions answered.

Pupil Premium funding is given to schools to offer targeted support

The Cultural Development Team at Lewisham Council produce regular funding updates.

We can help you do Arts Award

Lesson plans are used by teachers to ensure that all areas are covered when planning and delivering lessons.

When working in the informal Education Sector it is sometimes useful to have a formal lesson plan to ensure that you have considered all aspects of planning and delivering.

Audiences London has produced a profile of the borough's residents, which gives an insight into developing audiences for cultural activities.

Lewisham Council updates on Arts Funding

Arts vision: making Lewisham a creative borough with a thriving arts sector, vibrant communities and active residents.

Lewisham Council’s Arts Service gives advice about non-council funding streams and runs several grant schemes, available to not for profit arts organisations, to increase the number of people engaging in the arts, broaden the range of people engaging in the arts and raise awareness and profile of the arts in the borough.

Information, slide show and video following the event in December 2013

Lewisham Council commissioned a report in 2015 to develop a vision for education in Lewisham. One of the recommendations was the creation a partnership to establish a school-led system of school improvement, Lewisham Learning.

The school improvement partnership for Lewisham. What is Lewisham Learning's vision, values, role and function?