Community Engagement Terms and Definitions

Community Engagement Terms and Definitions

By Helen Ball


Whether targeting community organisations, local authorities or preparing a funding bid, knowing the right language will make a difference. This guide supports understanding of community engagement terms and definitions.  

Whether you’re new to Community Engagement or just trying to keep up to date, being unfamiliar with the latest language from the Voluntary and Community Sector can be a barrier. This guide is a dictionary and more, designed to provide definitions and context about the key terms used in Communities work and how you can access the local information relevant to you.

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Resource type: Guide/tools | Published: 2013