The Derby Compact was first developed in 2001 by Derby City Council in partnership with the local voluntary and community sector to bring about good relationships. It was produced following a national Compact between Government and the voluntary sector in 1998, when councils were urged to develop local agreements.
The Derby Compact is a way of working between the statutory and voluntary and community sector. It:
Derby City Partnership has signed up on behalf of all partners in the statutory and voluntary and community sectors in the city.
The Derby Compact Forum was launched in November 2003. The purpose of this forum is to take forward the principles and commitments of the Compact and to make sure that they are delivered locally. Currently, the forum does not meet regularly, members of the forum identified that other joint meetings supported the ongoing joint work with the voluntary sector.
Any questions or issues about the Compact, please contact the Voluntary Sector Team.
In addition to the Compact, other documents outline the detail of how we will work with the voluntary sector, these include the:
For the most up to date list of all the voluntary and community groups active in Derby and Derbyshire, visit the Community Directory Derbyshire website.