Category Archives: Practical support

Stand out from the crowd for funding success

When you're among thousands of organisations vying for available grants, it's crucial to understand the funding landscape and tell your story well. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: October 2017

This month, using the new Charity Governance Code, Trustees Week, news on charity registrations, training and events, and more Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: October 2017

Full-time social action review, digital and volunteering, mental health and volunteering, training, events and more Continue reading

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Sustainable funding round-up: October 2017

Evaluation guidance, funding opportunities, latest funding related news, fundraising blogs, training and more Continue reading

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How to showcase your charity’s impact

Giselle Green shares examples of the stories that have made it into print, broadcast and online media to highlight the positive impact of charities. Continue reading

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Focus on quality: Managing change

Change is often necessary for an organisation's health and longevity but it also means uncertainty for those affected by it, so managing change well is vital Continue reading

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Full-time Social Action Review: How charities can contribute

In 2016, the DCMS announced an independent review into full-time social action. We encourage volunteer-involving organisations to contribute evidence. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: September 2017

In this round-up, Dan discusses Kid's Company, CIO conversion, charity governance APPG focus, the Lobbying Act, new from the Charity Commission, and more. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: September 2017

This month: guidance for NHS providers, recent NCVO conferences, Lord Ferrers Awards, Shopping for Good, Investing in Volunteers, training and events, and more Continue reading

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Telling a better story about charities

NCVO's new guide will help charity communicators use language that resonates with the public when discussing tricky issues such as fundraising or pay. Continue reading

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