Setting up your group

Setting up a new organisation can be enjoyable, and can give you a lot of satisfaction. It takes energy, enthusiasm and hard work, and sometimes a good deal of patience, to make a success of a new group.

Use the links on the right hand side to find answers to questions such as

Why do we want to do it? - Meet an identified local need?, To get something done?
What do we want to do?
Where do we want to do it?
Do we have the time, energy and commitment to do the work ourselves?
Do we have a plan for action?
Do we need policies and procedures?
Do we have a constitution?
Do we need a committee?
When will we hold general meetings?
Do we need a bank account?
Does our work involve young people or vulnerable adults?
How will we generate funds? 

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