Useful Resources

Community Action Norfolk (CAN) Membership

CAN have a membership scheme which offers wider benefits (and discounts) which are not available through the Empowering Communities Programme. Visit their website to understand what additional support you can access:

CAN Membership

CBR Business Solutions 

CBR Business Solutions is an experienced provider of HR, Payroll and DBS services for SMEs, not-for-profits and charities.

Contact Kate Willcox, Lead HR Consultant or


Norfolk ProHelp matches community groups looking for support with professional firms that can help them. Find the expert support you need here.

Norfolk ProHelp | Norfolk Community Foundation (

Norfolk County Council Grants and Funding

A one stop shop with details about what grants are available for VCSE groups to fund projects and initiatives that benefit the residents of Norfolk.

Grants and funding – Norfolk County Council

Norfolk County Council Community Grant Finder

Search directly for funding opportunities across a range of funders, trusts and foundations, this site is hosted by Norfolk County Council.

Home | Grants 4 Norfolk – Community (

District Council Community Teams


South Norfolk and Broadland:

Great Yarmouth:

Kings Lynn & West Norfolk:


North Norfolk:

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

NCVO supports over 16,000 voluntary organisations, charities, community groups and social enterprises by providing practical resources designed to support the day-to-day running of your organisation.

NCVO – Home

Norfolk Safeguarding Boards

Norfolk Safeguarding Children’s Partnership (NSCP)  leads Norfolk’s multi-agency safeguarding arrangements and provides safeguarding training to organisations working with children, young people and families.

Safeguarding Children & Young People in Norfolk – NSCP (

Norfolk Safeguarding Adult Board (NSAB) leads adult safeguarding arrangements across the county and oversees and coordinates the effectiveness of the safeguarding work of its member and partner agencies.

Norfolk Community Directory

Norfolk Community Directory provides information about community activities, services and groups that help Norfolk residents live healthy, active and fulfilling lives.

Home | Norfolk Community Directory

Norfolk County Council Early Help and Family Support

One stop shop with information from Norfolk County Council for early help professionals and groups.

The Charity Commission

The Charity Commission regulates charities in England and Wales, but also provides advice about how to set up and run a charity.

The Charity Commission – GOV.UK (

Social Enterprise UK

Social Enterprise UK seeks to raising awareness of social enterprises, helps such groups learn from each other, network and share knowledge and promotes the sector’s interests to the private sector and to the government.

Social Enterprise UK | Home

The Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership (NCCSP)

The NCCSP is hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner in Norfolk and brings together organisations from across Norfolk to tackle crime and disorder. The NCCSP leads the Prevent programme to safeguard and support the community to stop radicalisation or violent extremism.

Preventing extremism and radicalisation (