Useful links

Charitable giving

Charity Commission facility to check that charities are registered

Fundraising Standards Board site. The FRSB helps the public raise any concerns about fundraising, supports charities in being accountable for their fundraising, and works with the Institute of Fundraising to improve fundraising standards.

Video about safe giving for Syria

Legislation and Government documents and materials

Other Organisations

Lone Actor Terrorism. This report highlights the fact that 57% of terrorist attacks in the UK have been from right wing extremists and 37% from regilious extremistsThe project is supported by the European Commission and implemented by a consortium led by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), in cooperation with Chatham House, Leiden University, and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD). Key support is also provided by the Netherlands National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV), Polish Institute for International Affairs (PISM) and the UK Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO).  

The Free Initiative: A website devoted to countering right wing extremism with a series of videos dealing with British and European right wing extremism.

We will Inspire website - a website set up by women to explore the roles of Muslim women in Britain. This includes a powerful video of young Muslim men's views of people going out to join extremists in Syria Counter Narrative Leaflet – What does Islam really say? A leaflet developed by a group of Mosques and Muslim scholars in Cardiff which explains what Islam really says about the abiding by the laws of the land, blasphemy, moderation and extremism.

We will Inspire also have a very powerful letter addressed to young Muslim women who are thinking of joining ISIS A letter to young Muslim girls if you are considering leaving the uk to join ISIS

Prevent Tragedy website: A website to support parents in preventing young people from travelling to warzones

Getting on together countering extremism course. The full course materials including videos developed by the GOT team in Cardiff but applicable across bothe England and Wales. These resources explore extremism and encourage class discussion.

FAST website, Families against Stress and Trauma: This website describes the distress caused to families by family members travelling to Syria. 

Unions and membership organisations

UNISON Prevent duty guidance for members: November 2015. UNISON member guidance on the Prevent duty

ATL Prevent duty guidance: 2015 guidance for ATL members 

UCU Prevent duty guidance July 2015. This document sets out the UCU guidance to members on the Prevent duty.

NUT Guidance for members: Understanding Prevent duty: 2015 guidance for NUT members

AoC website:

AELP website: Guidance on the Prevent duty for employment and learning providers

157 Group Prevent duty toolkit : 157 Group have developed a toolkit to support providers in adopting the Prevent duty

JISC for support to ensure students are safe online.

Stonewall provides support to counter homophobia in further education. This will support providers is promoting British values of tolerance and mutual respect.

Lets talk about it website. Resources to support the Prevent duty

All Faiths and None AFAN, is the website for an Inter-Faith/Belief Programme, with funding from LSC, then LSIS and now ETF, which offers resources for use in dialogues and group discussions in formal and informal settings, primarily for young people, in educational and community contextsAFAN works for mutual understanding, and against discrimination and intolerance on grounds of religion or belief at national and local levels.

The National Council for Faith and Beliefs in Further Educaion This is  a national independent inter-faith charity working with the learning and skills sector, faith and local communities and national and local faith/belief based groups. FBFE exists to support the further education sector to engage positively with faith and belief. 

The Quilliam Foundation -  is a counter-extremism think tank which deals with citizenship, identity, and belonging in a globalised world.

Imans online - This organisation provides blogs and information about Islam in the UK. It is primarily for UK Imans and those involved in Islamic worship and education.

Haqiqah - What is the Truth Behind ISIS - Ḥaqīqāh has bought together senior Islamic Scholars from Britain to provide scholarly contributions focused specifically on educating young Muslims about the reality of extremist movements. This may be of interest to students or to practitioners.

ICOCO: Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations based at Coventry University.


Inspection bodies across England and Wales