e.VOLve - Voluntary & Community Groups Serving Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Registration Checklist

Before you register with e.VOLve, please check your organisation’s eligibility here.

e.VOLve contains information about community and voluntary organisations that operate in Hampshire (including Portsmouth and Southampton) and the Isle of Wight. e.VOLve also contains details of organisations based outside this area as long as they provide a service to the residents of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Community and voluntary organisations are defined as:

Independent bodies with self-governing structures and a wholly or predominantly voluntary governing body that do not distribute profits to shareholders, and are run for the benefit of others in the community

This includes:

registered charities or companies limited by guarantee, clubs, societies and interest groups that may or may not have a written constitution;
religious bodies and faith groups;
housing associations and registered social landlords; and
social enterprises.

Click here for more information about social enterprises

The following types of organisation are not eligible to be represented in the database:

local government, NHS and other statutory bodies;
companies that trade and distribute their profit to shareholders;
political parties;
schools, colleges and universities;
training and enterprise companies;
trade unions*;
professional associations*;
trade bodies*.

*Charities associated with or supported by trade unions, professional associations or trade bodies are eligible.

If you are unsure if your organisation meets the definition above, please contact the e.VOLve team for advice, using the details on the contact us page.

If you feel that your organisation is eligible, please continue to the registration process.

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