Resources, tools and information


Resources for community groups and charities from our Impact and Diversity Programme 2017-2019

Digital Tools to Communicate Impact (.pdf, Oct 2018, courtesy Superhighways)

Useful Apps (.pdf, 2018, courtesy Superhighways)

Equalities and Diversity (.pdf courtesy Evelyn Rodrigues, Volunteer Centre Tower Hamlets, 29 November 2018)

Theory of Change (.pdf courtesy Evelyn Rodrigues, Volunteer Centre Tower Hamlets, 31st January 2019)

Planning for the Future (.pdf March 2019)

Networking -  Bromley's Voluntary Sector Strategic Network (VSSN) (.pdf June 2018)


Bromley borough facts and figures useful for funding bids, presentations, business planning.

Bromley Demographic Factsheet, 2018

Updated in Spring 2018 by the London Borough of Bromley, this 2 page factsheet provides useful, summary information about the population in borough.

Bromley Life Expectancy and Disease Burden Factsheet, 2018

Updated in Spring 2018 by the London Borough of Bromley, this 2 page factsheet provides useful information about the health and life expectancy of people in the borough.

Annual Public Health Report

All Directors of Public Health produce an Annual Public Health Report (APHR) to raise the profile of emerging health issues or to highlight an area of particular interest to a wide variety of audiences.

Bromley’s 2017 report is on Type 2 diabetes - one of the most significant public health challenges of our time which is a national and local priority. The APHR report gives an overview of the causes, prevalence and impact of diabetes at a local and national level and includes advice on prevention and the pro-active steps everyone can take to prevent diabetes.

Bromley Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

A JSNA is an ongoing process by which local authorities, NHS clinical commissioning groups and other public sector partners jointly describe the current and future health and wellbeing needs of the local population and identify priorities for action.

Bromley JSNA is owned by the Bromley Health and Wellbeing Board.

State of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector in Bromley, 2016

Published in 2016, this Asset Mapping research report is the first ‘State of the Sector’ report for over five years relating to the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in the London Borough of Bromley. The work was carried out by CLB and commissioned by Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group and Bromley Council.


Data sets

Useful Datasets collated by London Funders

This webpage on the London Funders website has links to data and resources which you may find of interest and which can help highlight unmet need in your area.

Useful sources of data sets

Put together by London Plus and the Greater London Authority, this is a 2 page guide to useful datasets which are open and can be accessed by all.

Open Data from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government

This is the official source for statistics and data from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, published under open licences for you to use. Find 200+ datasets covering MHCLG’s priorities including: deprivation, housing, local government finance, planning and other themes.  Check their interactive map for 2015 deprivation indices which allows you to zoom in and explore particular locations across England, including Bromley.

Trust for London Proverty Profile

Official data from over 100 indicators, revealing patterns in poverty and inequality. Data available on a borough by borough basis.

London Data Store

The London Datastore is a free and open data-sharing portal where anyone can access data relating to the capital. There are over 700 datasets to help you understand the city. Search by topic, borough and ward level, different views/analysis etc. The London Area Profiles help paint a general picture of an area allowing you to explore a wealth of local data to better understand the profile of London’s communities and the neighbourhoods they live in.


Online fundraising

There are lots of online fundraising platforms out there. Produced in Summer 2018 by Superhighways this 2 page factsheet compares and contrasts popular online fundraising platforms.  It includes the costs involved, useful features and support on offer which may help you choose the platform which best suits your organisation.


Data Protection and GDPR

If your oranisation keeps personal data in any form, you'll probably be aware that changes in data protection regulations - General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) - came into force on May 25th 2018. Below are some links to resources and tools to help with compliance.

What are the principles of GDPR?

Read the key data protection principles setting out the main responsibilities for organisations. (ICO website)

Information Commissioners Office

The ICO is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights. The Information Commissioner's Office guidance for not-for-profit organisations aims to answer questions regularly raised by charities and voluntary organisations. As well as a full guide to the law, their section for charities includes FAQs and a self help checklist.

Resources, information and guidance from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

The NCVO has a range of services and resources posted on their website.

Regularly updated library of resources from Superhighways

Kate White from Superhighways has created this regularly updated library of guidance on the GDPR regulations which includes the latest updates from the Information Commissioner's Office as well as guidance and tools from experts in the field. With thanks to Kate for sharing.

Summary of advice for charities and voluntary groups from a leading expert (pdf)

Paul Ticher, a leading expert in data protection has produced this 9 page summary of key things you need to address.

Data audit template (docx)

Use this simple template to start taking stock of the data your organisation holds.

General Data Protection Regulation: A guide for charities (pdf)

This free guide from the Charity Finance Group is split into five parts; governance, fundraising data, financial data, beneficiary data and employee data.