A manifesto for volunteering: What government can do to help volunteering make an even bigger difference

Why volunteering matters, what government can do to support it, and what you can do to help Continue reading

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The Almanac 2017 findings – what do they mean for you?

This blog considers the implications for charities of the key facts and stats abouit the charity sector from NCVO 2017 Civil Society Almanac Continue reading

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Almanac 2017: Five things I have learned about volunteering

Thoughts on the latest findings about volunteering in this year’s Civil Society Almanac. Continue reading

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A better understanding of where government funding is going

The government's use of charity and Companies House numbers to identify funding recipients is a significant step towards improving transparency. Continue reading

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What does the new UK Civil Society Almanac tell us?

Some of the headline findings on the voluntary sector from the latest research Continue reading

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NCVO’s general election message: charities and volunteering make Britain great

Proposals for the 2017 general election to support and encourage people to get involved in their community through charities and community groups Continue reading

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Focus on quality: Evidence

A look at the types of evidence produced by organisations, and its importance for an organisation's sustainability Continue reading

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Core funding is an investment, not a safety blanket

A look at the findings of a review of applications to Comic Relief's Core Strength fund, looking at the reasons charities apply for core funding grants. Continue reading

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Sustainable funding round-up: May 2017

Funding opportunities, charity accounts, data protection, upcoming training and more Continue reading

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Policy Round Up: April 2017

A summary of the key policy and regulatory developments affecting charities in April 2017 Continue reading

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