Times are tough - so what are your options if you need more money to realise your group's ambitions?
This section will give you the lowdown on some of the main options available.
Online funding platforms, such as Crowdfunder, are increasingly used by community organisations to raise funds and awareness of their projects.
Find out whether it's right for you too...
Are you a charity or community amateur sports club (CASC)? If so, then look into Gift Aid.
For every £1 that's donated, you could reclaim an additional 25p from the government.
We'll tell you how it works.
Want to explore getting sponsorship for your group? Before you reach out to local businesses, read this.
You can check out the potential benefits for your group and your sponsor.
Membership fees and subs are often the main sources of income for community groups.
Ideally, your fees and subs should cover your costs. However, it's also important that everyone can afford to take part.
So how can you make money and include everyone?