Category Archives: Training and events

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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Volunteering round-up: September 2018

This month we look back at our recent research and campaigning conferences. We also have an update on the volunteer experience research project, news on upcoming events, and more. Continue reading

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Using the law to bring about social change

Many charities have campaigned for changes to the law in order to bring about social change. But what are the barriers to this sort of campaigning, and is it right for every cause? Continue reading

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Governance round-up: August 2018

We've opened entries for this year's Winifred Tumim Memorial governance prize - find out how to enter. We also have news on the new annual return, a free fundraising webinar, and more. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: July 2018

This month, we look at the Charity Commission's research into trust in charities and consider the importance of a functional board. Plus, news on the governance forum, and other upcoming events and training. Continue reading

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