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Research – Charities Call for More Support to Find Funding

The latest research from the Charity Commission (published on 28 October) finds that charities would like more guidance on how to find funding. Focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on the sector, COVID-19 Survey 2021 finds that while nearly a … Continue reading

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Reminder – Opportunity to Take Part in Research

Opportunity to Take Part in Research Social Care Assessments of Older LGBTQ+ People in England SAND is currently working in collaboration with Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester Universities who are doing research into how inclusive social care assessments are for older … Continue reading

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New report from The King’s Fund and the Health Foundation

The King’s Fund, supported by the Health Foundation, has been studying the local response to and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.  They have published their findings in Directors of public health and the Covid-19 pandemic ‘A year like no other’. … Continue reading

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NCVO Respond, Recover, Reset – New Survey

Shropshire VCS Assembly encourages members to participate in this vitally important study by NCVO, Nottingham Trent University and Sheffield Hallam University. The Centre of People Work and Organisational Practice at Nottingham Trent University, together with NCVO and Sheffield Hallam University … Continue reading

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Consider charging for your services, charities urged

A paper from the research consultancy nfpSynergy says that although it is a potentially controversial subject, it can help improve outcomes Charities that have seen their income levels fall should consider the idea of charging their service users, according to … 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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Invitation – Research into Rural Mobility

The School of Geography, part of the College of Science at the University of Lincoln, is currently undertaking research into rural needs and future directions in rural mobility. Local businesses and voluntary and community sector organisations are invited to participate in a workshop … Continue reading

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Research into Large Charities Published

Research findings have been published by NCVO. The research focuses on large charities but it is interesting to understand how the sector is changing. Data for the period 2009/10 – 2015/16 shows that charities with an annual income of £100m … Continue reading

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Family Volunteering Research

Important research is taking place into family volunteering. Led by the equivalent of Shropshire VCS in Portsmouth, the research is looking across the UK at how VCS groups and organisations  offer opportunities for families with children to volunteer together. Examples may range from marshalling … Continue reading

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National Countryside Week – Starts Today

National Countryside Week, The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s annual celebration of rural life, starts today -Monday the 30th of July. To mark the occasion The Prince’s Countryside Fund and Professor Sarah Skerratt of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have published some new research named ‘Recharging Rural’. Recharging Rural … Continue reading

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