External resources: Reaching out

Links to further resources and information that you might find useful.

Achieving Community Empowerment (ACE): Stakeholder analysis

The ACE process is intended to help community groups and organisations become more confident, better organised, and more effective in achieving their aims. Section 1 of the guide covers 'taking stock', including thinking about who can help you achieve your purpose.


The National Standards for Community Engagement and VOiCE

The National Standards for Community Engagement are good-practice principles that can support you to engage with your wider community and improve what happens as a result.

VOiCE is an online tool that can assist you to design, deliver and monitor effective community engagement.

Find out more about both the National Standards and VOiCE at http://www.voicescotland.org.uk.

Communities Channel Scotland

The Involving People section of the Communities Channel website contains more resources that can help you to reach out to your wider community. The site also has a list of resources for using digital technology to engage with people.