Tag Archives: NCVO

Campaign to increase the amount of Gift Aid charities can claim

NCVO has joined a coalition of sector bodies calling on the government to temporarily boost the level of Gift Aid claimed on donations. The voluntary sector is potentially facing the biggest financial crisis since World War II. As the full-scale of the … Continue reading

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#SmallCharityWeek 15 – 20 June 2020

Small Charity Week is an annual event, run by the Foundation for Social Improvement.  Small Charity Week is focused on celebrating and raising awareness of the essential work of small charities and the contribution they make to the lives of millions … Continue reading

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Update from NCVO

Upcoming free webinars, register now *New* Financial management and accessing government funding 1 June | 14.00 If you’re thinking of applying for an emergency support grant via the National Lottery Community Fund, don’t miss this webinar as we’ll be advising on the application process … Continue reading

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Updates from NCVO

The government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy: implications for charities Elizabeth Chamberlain considers the phased plan for easing the lockdown and what it might mean for staff, volunteers and services. Financial support taking too long to arrive The chancellor’s package of support for charities … Continue reading

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Update from NCVO

Charity funding from the government | The very latest information on the £750 million promised by the chancellor and how it will be allocated. Other funding opportunities for charities | A list of the key national and regional funds open for applications. Coronavirus … Continue reading

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Tory MP introduces bill to create a body that measures charities’ impact

Conservative MP Simon Fell has introduced a bill in Parliament to set up new government agency that would help measure the impact of charities and enable them to secure more funding. The third sector organisations (impact and support) bill was … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Shropshire and Telford STP has received some money to work up a bid to NHS England to develop an integrated volunteering programme. The STP has put the VCS at the heart of this and Shropshire Infrastructure Partnership has been working … Continue reading

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NCVO Updates Brexit Information for Charities

NCVO has been working to support the voluntary and community sector nationally by keeping up to date with Brexit. NCVO was quick to update its information on 31st January as ‘exit day’ arrived. You can read a summary of the information pulled … Continue reading

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NCVO – The future of our sector

The world around us is changing rapidly and people have more choices than ever when it comes to getting involved in a cause – be that shaping the world around them for the better, protecting the things they think are … Continue reading

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Public sector volunteers ‘less satisfied’ than their charity counterparts, research shows

Figures published by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations indicate that people find volunteering in the public sector more bureaucratic. People who volunteer in public sector roles are less satisfied with their work than those who give their time to … Continue reading

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