Category Archives: Training and events

Volunteering round-up: November 2018

This week is both Trustees Week and #iwill Week so it's a good time to celebrate the many different ways in which volunteers contribute to their causes. Plus, the latest volunteering news and upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: November 2018 – Trustees’ Week special

This week we're celebrating the vital contribution that trustees make with free resources, and discounts on governance training and publications, Continue reading

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Strategy is about power: how will you use it?

A strategy is not just the plan on paper: it is the process by which an organisation reaches agreement about its direction, priorities and resources. Continue reading

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Funding and Finance Round-Up: October 2018

This month's roundup includes a difficult Budget for the Chancellor, Royal Botanic Gardens grants and an update on the Charity Tax Commission and JustGiving. Continue reading

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A guide to using the volunteering and end-of-life care toolkit

Volunteering and end-of-life care is an evidence-based toolkit to address the problem of supporting people with advanced illness, and their families. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: October 2018

This month we look back at our National Volunteering Forum held in Birmingham, We're championing volunteering later in life and highlighting #iwill Week 2018. Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Incentivised volunteering and rewarding volunteers

Highlights from this month's National Volunteering Forum which focused on methods and challenges for rewarding and recognising volunteers. Continue reading

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Volunteering does not need to stop for over 75s

Rates of volunteering fall sharply in the over-75s, yet evidence shows that older volunteers may benefit a lot from it. This blog presents the key findings from an evaluation of the Residents as Volunteers project, which aimed to support over-75s living in Abbeyfield care homes to volunteer. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: September 2018

This month, we highlight training and tools to help you evaluate your impact, the upcoming Data4Good conference, a new report on preventing youth violence, and more Continue reading

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Funding and finance round-up: September 2018

This month's round-up includes news on the European Social Fund and Brexit, a free webinar on the Fundraising Code of Practice, the latest from Funding Central, and more. Continue reading

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