General resources

General election campaigning guidance

05 Nov 2019

An election has now been called for 12 December 2019. It's important you know about campaigning rules under electoral law.

Political impartiality guidance

29 Oct 2019

This guidance is to help Friends of the Earth local groups and Climate Action groups understand political party impartiality, and how it might affect their campaigning activity.

Local group fund application form

04 Sep 20191.73 MB DOCX fileDirect download

Local group fund application form.

Model constitution

08 Jul 201969 kB PDF fileDirect download

Set your principles in stone – so that members know what you stand for. You can write your own or adapt this model constitution.

Local group charter

08 Jul 201982 kB PDF fileDirect download

Local groups work in partnership with the national Friends of the Earth body to promote our shared vision while enjoying some autonomy in their local campaigning activity. The parties function in harmony with one another under a set of values and behaviours outlined in this charter.

Administrative documents and processes

07 Sep 2020

Important documents and processes for Friends of the Earth local groups.

GDPR guidance

05 Sep 2019

Guidance for Friends of the Earth local groups on how to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including actions that local groups need to take, and where to seek advice.

General resources

17 Feb 2020

All you need to know about setting up and running your campaign

How to guides

18 Dec 2019

Check our handy guides on a range of topics - from recruiting new members and social media, to writing a press release.

Work with elected representatives

11 Dec 2019

Expert tips on lobbying, or working closely with your MP, council members or other elected representatives.