National Resources
The Ubele Initiative (Ubele) derives its name from the Swahili word meaning ‘The Future’. We are an African Diaspora led intergenerational social enterprise founded in 2014, with the purpose of helping to build more sustainable communities across the UK. Ubele has been developed through bottom up, community-based approach. Although African Diaspora led, we have a culturally diverse team and support a wide range of communities, community-based organisations and groups.


NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering because they’re essential for a better society. Each day, millions of people make a difference through voluntary organisations and volunteering. Our vision is a society where we can all make a difference to the causes that we believe in. We represent over 16,000 voluntary organisations, charities, community groups and social enterprises across England. We support our members to support the day-to-day running of their organisations.
We exist to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. We are responsible for: Making the public healthier and reducing differences between the health of different groups by promoting healthier lifestyles, advising government and supporting action by local government, the NHS and the public. Protecting the nation from public health hazards. preparing for and responding to public health emergencies. improving the health of the whole population by sharing our information and expertise, and identifying and preparing for future public health.
Diversity UK is an equality charity that aims to research, advocate and promote ideas for improving diversity and inclusion in Britain. It is an evidence-based initiative that seeks to influence policy, enhance civic engagement and improve the perception of the minority ethnic community in Britain. The purpose of Diversity UK is to advance the education of the public in diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in particular by carrying out research for the public benefit in all aspects of that subject and to publish the useful results.
As a BAME-led organisation, all ROTA’s work is based on the principle that those with direct experience of inequality should be central to solutions to address it. Our work is actively informed by the lived experiences of BAME communities and their organisations. ROTA is a membership organisation, registered as a charity and a company limited by guarantee.
Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) is the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector support and development organisation ('infrastructure') covering the Greater Manchester (GM) city region. We work with and through the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector for the benefit of the people and communities of Greater Manchester. Founded in 1975, we are a membership organisation constituted as a charitable company with a voluntary board
AccessUK is a charitable organisation that was founded in 2014, as a voice for the million or more youths who are currently unemployed in the UK, particularly Black and Minority Ethnic NEETs (Not in Employment, Education or Training). Our main objective is to help reduce BME youth unemployment, provide employment and training solutions for youth offenders and implement anti-gang initiatives in the community.