Author Archives: Sarah Vibert

About Sarah Vibert

Sarah Vibert is interim chief executive at NCVO.

Changing our culture at NCVO

NCVO provides an update on the outcome of independent investigations into complaints submitted to our board last year. Continue reading

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What we think the culture secretary got wrong about charities

NCVO responds to Oliver Dowden's article in the Telegraph about the work of charities, their funding, and the role of the Charity Commission and chair. Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week 2021: A time to say thanks at an important crossroad for volunteering

As we look back over the course of the year, Volunteers' Week is a time to reflect on the vital contribution volunteering has had as well as how this may shift as we look to the future. Continue reading

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Gentle and strong: Looking back on the role of the voluntary sector during the pandemic

NCVO’s interim CEO Sarah Vibert reflects on the role of the voluntary sector during the pandemic, how the sector has changed and what role charities and volunteers must play in our future. Continue reading

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NCVO’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) work over the last year

NCVO began its EDI journey over the last year. We reflect on what we discovered from the findings of the EDI report and how we will work to ensure we progress towards the positive cultural change we strive for. Continue reading

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Supporting, connecting, mobilising, evolving: NCVO’s future membership offer

With our restructure complete, we're sharing the new strategy for NCVO. Continue reading

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Preparing for change during the covid-19 era

As voluntary organisations continue to adapt to the new normal and current lockdowns, we explore what steps they might take to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead. Continue reading

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Looking at the road ahead after a turbulent year

As we publish our annual Road Ahead report, we reflect what we've learned from the past year and what that means for us as a sector moving forward. Continue reading

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The Kruger report: The start of a serious conversation about charities and volunteering

With new restrictions in place and a second wave confirmed, Sarah Vibert, director of public policy, reflects on the ‘Levelling up our communities’ report from Danny Kruger MP. Continue reading

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Rebalancing the relationship: Moving from competition to collaboration

In partnership with ACEVO and the Lloyds Bank Foundation, we're exploring the relationship between smaller and larger charities in relation to government contracts. Today we present our initial findings and draft recommendations. Continue reading

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