To be effective third sector organisations need to engage and influence a range of stakeholders – be that at an individual or community level or more broadly. The sector’s role in engagement and influencing has increased in the face of shrinking local and national public sector budgets and legislation that requires sector involvement in local, regional, and national governance. Third Sector Support Wales aim for engagement and influencing is to provide support so that the voices of third sector organisations are heard.

In this section you will find resources that explain the political landscape in Wales, and practical guidance about branding and digital communications to help you get your message across.

Whether you want to play an active role in influencing and shaping policy, or engaging with volunteers, beneficiaries or your wider community, these resources are here to help you.

Based on your interests

Social Media
Engagement & Influencing

Social Media

Social media is an interactive, digital channel that facilitates the creation or sharing of information, ideas, career interests, and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.

Social Media
National Principles for Public Engagement in Wales
Engagement & Influencing

National Principles for Public Engagement in Wales

The National Principles for Public Engagement in Wales are a set of ten principles for engaging with the public and service users.

National Principles for Public Engagement in Wales
Newsletters
Engagement & Influencing

Newsletters

There are several questions that you need to consider before deciding to produce a newsletter. The answer to these questions should determine and justify the frequency and purpose of your newsletter.

Newsletters

Resources by pillar

Group producing documents

Good Governance

Helping you to lead and manage your organisation

Good Governance
Supporting hand

Volunteering

Building better communities through volunteering

Volunteering
Hand to support growing plant

Sustainable Funding

Creating a thriving and sustainable third sector

Sustainable Funding