16th ICNT TOOLKIT
This page provides access to the documents and resources referenced during the 16th International Conference of National Trusts (ICNT). It is a knowledge base that allows members to seek information and find answers about best practices. The Toolkit will grow over time and become a valuable resource to members.
- The Toolkit contains articles from our members and friends, useful examples of best practices, INTO documents, analysis of organisational options and a growing body of knowledge from around the world.
- Information is placed in categories (by subject) and also ‘tagged’ with key words.
- It is possible to search the Toolkit by Category (subject), by Key Words, by Title, and by words and phrases.
- The 6 most recent articles are listed below.
- Look at an alphabetic list of the content of the ToolKit.
- To dig deeper simply click on the article, Subject or Key Word.
- To search the Toolkit for a word or phrase use the search field below.
Six most recent articles added to the ICNT Toolkit:
- Busy doing well
Whether you love to buzz or dread the stress, every National Trust place will have its own pattern of busy periods.
This guide compiles learning from around the Trust (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) to help us take these peaks in our stride.
1 – Understand the problem What gets in the way of a great visitor experience ...
- Arrangements for Handling Heritage Applications In the UK, under the Arrangements for Handling Heritage Applications – notification to Historic England and National Amenity Societies and the Secretary of State (England) Direction 2015, local planning authorities are obliged to consult specified amenity societies on all applications involving the partial or total demolition of a listed building.
- Yangon Heritage Trust: Revitalisation not Demolition
In 2012 a group of architects, historians, businesspeople and others banded together to form the Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT) as a last ditch attempt to preserve Yangon’s unique character. This was a time when Myanmar was exiting from decades of isolation and Yangon was experiencing intense development pressure with no effective planning framework to protect ...
- Volunteer Handbook (National Trust for Scotland)
The National Trust for Scotland’s commitment to people and places is expressed through active partnerships with individuals and groups. This reflects the volunteering vision and spirit of its founding purpose and position as Scotland’s leading voluntaryconservation charity. It is recognised that the volunteer programme is central to the
organisation maintaining and achieving its vision.
NTS Volunteer Handbook
- Analysis of the law relating to public benefit
The legal status of a heritage trust is dependent on the relevant national legal framework. It may be an ‘enabling’ legal environment or in some cases, one in which gaining legal status is difficult. For Commonwealth countries, the Charity Commission or its equivalent is an important source of guidance.
Analysis of the law relating to public ...
- Tapuwae: A Vision for Places of Maori Heritage
Tapuwae means ‘sacred footprint’. The Māori Heritage Council (the Council) uses this term to symbolise the Māori heritage ‘footprints’ in the landscape. It is also used to communicate the idea that we can look back to where we have been as we move forward, taking more steps. The Council has a national leadership role to ...
For an alphabetic table of contents in the Toolkit CLICK HERE
Index by Subject(Categories).
- Advocacy (10)What is the role of National Trusts as Advocates on behalf of Heritage, Natural or Built
- Agricultural (1)National Trusts can be significant holders of agricultural lands and can impact how those lands are managed for biodiversity and for food security.
- Case Studies (9)
- Case Studies in Heritage Conservation (22)Case studies from the field
- Climate Change (6)Climate Change impacts everything that National Trusts care about. This topic looks at the impacts, the adaptation options, mitigation and the changes that Trusts can undertake to help inform and involve people in solutions.
- Commercial Enterprise (2)Many trusts have gift shops, tea rooms, food services, holiday rentals where the revenue supports the trusts core activities.
- Community Involvement (20)Making Special Places relevant and involving communities (the Everyone) in our work
- Emergency response (8)How can National Trusts respond to emergencies?
- Environmental Education (5)What is the role of National Trusts in Environmental Education. How do we reach diverse communities and youth?
- Funding our heritage (13)Funding the costs of maintaining heritage properties can be large. How can we obtain adequate resources?
- Fundraising (12)How do we raise the funds needed to do our work
- Gift Shops (1)Gift shops can provide income and also provide visitors with educational or memorable products to take home.
- Governance (21)Governance models, sample documents.
- Green Buildings (2)Green Buildings, LEED designation. How do these standards apply to historic structures?
- Heritage Education (9)Our role in Heritage Education how, why, who.
- Human resources (9)Employees, Volunteers, People are a vital resource to trusts. Policies, best practices.
- Legal (4)Legal tools and issues
- Organisational Models (30)There is no one organisational model for a National Trust or any conservation organisation.
- Rare Breeds (1)Rare breeds are domesticated animals which are at risk of extinction because they are no longer fashionable or economically viable.
- Technology (0)Using technology to support our mission
- Visitor Experience (12)Giving the visitor a first class experience. Tools, case studies, successes, failures.
- Volunteers (10)Volunteers are a critical part of a National Trust organisation. Best practices. Retention.
- Youth and Nature (6)In urban settings youth are often deprived of the experience of nature and agriculture. National Trusts can play a significant role in addressing this problem.
- Youth engagement (11)Getting young people engaged. Youth programs. Youth membership.
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