Covid-19: Charities share their responses to the lifting of restrictions 

In July and August, we hosted two events in response to the government’s lifting of covid-19 restrictions. Here, we summarise the key learnings.    Continue reading

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The inside track: August 2021

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including a number of bills and the latest on the levelling up agenda. Continue reading

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What happened to volunteering during the pandemic?

We explore the latest data from big shifts in types of volunteering, changes in volunteer profile and what the future might hold for volunteering as we leave lockdown. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: July 2021

Here’s the July volunteering round-up including information, updates and events on all things volunteering. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: July 2021

Trust in charities increases New research published by the Charity Commission shows that trust in charities is recovering to a six-year high. Continue reading

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Volunteer Passports: An update on the scoping review with the voluntary sector

Take a look at our latest work with Volunteering Matters on volunteer passports, to inform a report to No 10 and the Department for Media, Culture and Sport. Continue reading

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The road to recovery: Covid-19 and volunteering

Key findings from our research project on voluntary action during the pandemic led by Northumbria University. Continue reading

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The levelling up agenda: Developing a vision with charities and volunteers

Since we submitted our paper to government on the levelling up agenda, we share how we think the government should back charities and volunteering as well as our upcoming plans for this work. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: June 2021

It’s time for our June round-up including information, updates and events on all things volunteering. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: June 2021

Check out the latest governance news, trainings and a job opportunity at NCVO. Continue reading

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