Useful links

Useful links

Here at In Kind Direct we strongly believe in sharing expertise, resources and information with our user community. Whether it's information on how to achieve a zero-waste future or how to fundraise, we'll try our best to keep this page up-to-date with as many useful links as possible.

Do share any useful links you may have, and why not post a link to our website on your pages?

Where to find products In Kind Direct can't provide


FareShare saves good food destined for waste and sends it to charities and community groups who transform it into nutritious meals for vulnerable people.

Furniture Re-use Network

Supports over 200 furniture re-use charities helping them to reach vulnerable people in crisis whilst reducing waste. Visit the website to find your local furniture re-use charity.

IT For Charities

IT For Charities - software, hardware, services, resources and IT Directory for UK Charities.

The Free Cycle Network

The Free Cycle Network organizes a worldwide network of "gifting" groups, aiming to divert reusable goods from landfills.

Fundraising, finance and training


Provides training courses, publications, online funding databases, research, conferences, a bookshop and lots of free resources their website. If you work for a charity, the DSC aims to support you in everything you do.


Do-It is the national volunteering database. They have 500,000 registered volunteers and over 1 million volunteer opportunities.

Councils for Voluntary Service

A network of local organisations which provide networking opportunities, specialist advice, support, policy information and training for their members. Find your local council for voluntary service.

Charity communications

Charity Comms

The membership network for communications professionals working in UK charities.

Sports and physical activity


Sported help community sport clubs and youth groups, who use sport to tackle the root causes of some of society’s biggest problems, become bigger, more sustainable and more effective. If you run a community group which uses sport to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people, then Sported can help.

Environment and zero waste

Zero Waste Scotland

A resource efficiency and circular economy expert!

Recycle Now

So many brilliant ideas how on to recycle your waste.

Love Food Hate Waste

A wonderful site packed with recipes and craft ideas that will reduce your waste and save you money!

Keep Britain Tidy

A great resource for businesses, charities and individuals on how to reduce waste and improve impact on the environment.

The Prince's Charities

In Kind Direct is one of The Prince’s Charities of which The Prince of Wales is President. The Prince’s Charities form the largest multi-cause charitable enterprise in the United Kingdom, raising over £100m annually. The organisations are active across a broad range of areas including opportunity and enterprise, the built environment, responsible business and education.

To find out more visit the Prince of Wales's website.