First steps for new groups

There are many different reasons why you may want to set up a group. It might be to organise activities for your community, run campaigns, or raise money.

Whatever the reason, the idea of starting a group to do something you care about can be both exciting and daunting. Use this section to  think through the first steps and start to get things moving.

  • Getting a group started

    First steps when thinking about starting a new group, and links to further information.

  • Organising a public meeting

    Holding a public meeting can be a really good way of building a campaign or getting more people involved in your group.  Here are a few ideas to help you organise a meeting that is interesting, accessible and run smoothly.

The services listed below are not provided by the Resource Centre. These are websites and services we feel are particularly useful for small groups in Brighton & Hove, and which are not easy to find by searching the internet.

Other services you might find useful

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