Category Archives: Charity

Barriers to mass vaccination and the role of charities and volunteers

NCVO's work with Volunteering Matters focuses on gathering insights and examples to identify barriers to vaccination and solutions charities and volunteers can offer. Continue reading

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Volunteering and covid: Making sense of where we are and where we might be heading

Joanna Stuart and Laura Crawford explore how volunteering has currently impacted by coronavirus and how it may change as we reach the next phase of the pandemic. 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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Procurement green paper: Transition or transformation

Ahead of the government publishing a green paper setting out reforms to procurement legislation post-Brexit, we provide our thoughts on what this means for charities. Continue reading

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Rebalancing the relationship: Overcoming barriers to collaboration

Following the launch of the final Rebalancing the Relationship report, Mark Simms, chief executive of P3, provides practical advice on how voluntary organisation can overcome barriers to collaboration. Continue reading

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) round-up: January 2021

The third of our EDI round-ups where members of our internal EDI working group take turns to share what they’ve been reading and thinking about over the last month. Continue reading

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Could you be our EDI committee chair?

NCVO chair of trustees, Priya Singh, reflects on NCVO’s progress with equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and looks forward to the recruitment of an independent chair of NCVO’s EDI subcommittee in the New Year. Continue reading

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The new social value framework: Taking the Social Value Act one step further

Following on from our recent event on the new social value framework, we provide a summary of what was covered and how it will impact charities. Continue reading

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Our key lessons from Trustees’ Week 2020

As we approach the end of Trustees' Week, we provide a summary of the weeks events and key lessons to come away with to improve the effectiveness and impact of boards. Continue reading

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