Member Benefits

Membership is FREE, but we do ask for a payment of £10 each year towards the cost of accessing our services. As a member of the charity there are lots of benefits, you can receive:

  • Exclusive invitation to our Networking Events.
  • A free copy of Update, our quarterly newsletter, [Click here  to download a previous issue].  
  • Discounted meeting room hire. [Click here for details.]
  • Free entry in our community directory EssexConnects Online.
  • Free regular e-bulletins, which highlight key topics relevant to voluntary groups.
  • Use of other resources at low cost, such as exhibition display boards and PA systems. [Contact us for the current resource list]
  • Free information and support on all aspects of setting up and running a charity, voluntary or community group, including choosing a legal structure, fundraising, HR, marketing, policies and best practice procedures.
  • Free access to our specialist library on all aspects of voluntary sector management.
  • Free use of CharityBuilder UK. [Click here for link]
  • Free help to publicise your charity’s activities and events. [Click here for details.]
  • And much more…

Please click here to apply for membership.