Volunteering for all

Diversity is good for organisations as well as being the right thing to do. But there is more to be done to make volunteering truly inclusive. Continue reading

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Transparency in public services contracts

We want to make sure that proposals to increase disclosure around government contracting are appropriate for voluntary sector providers of all sizes. Continue reading

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How to ‘bridge the gap’ between the private sector and nonprofit boards

Up to one in five charities has a vacancy on their board, and lots of people in the private sector want to give something back – we can bring them together. Continue reading

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Do your trustees sleep easy?

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Teach a donor about Gift Aid and your charity will benefit for life…

HMRC has published research on Gift Aid and understanding donor behaviour, but what does it tell us about why people claim Gift Aid and how we can improve take up? Continue reading

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Japanese exchange

The first half of our Japanese Young Core Leaders of Civil Society is complete - find out what's happened so far... Continue reading

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A social history of student volunteering

A new study of student volunteering reminds us that history does indeed repeat itself. Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday launch

Holly Mitchell tells us about a new national day of giving led by the Charities Aid Foundation, launching on 2 December 2014 Continue reading

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Live chat: Police and crime commissioners – two years on

Join our panel at 13.30 on 18 November to look at their developing role, changes to funding and how voluntary can build relationships with them. Continue reading

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The European Social Fund – how charities can make the most of new opportunities

If you work to support social inclusion, you could be eligible for funding. Find out if you qualify, how much funding is available and how to get started. Continue reading

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