26 November, 2019

Young people wishing to vote in next month’s general election have until midnight tonight to register.

Earlier this month, we called upon VCSE organisations working with young people and students to encourage their stakeholders to register to vote.

At Voscur we believe that voting is one of the most effective ways that citizens can exercise influence over the future of their country and community.

11 November, 2019

 

 

Voscur is calling upon organisations working with young people and students to encourage their stakeholders to register to vote by midnight on the 26 November in order to have their say in the General Election on the 12 December.

At Voscur we believe that voting is one of the most effective ways that citizens can exercise influence over the future of their country and community.

Young Trustees
5 November, 2019

 

Trustees’ Week 2019 is now in full swing, running from Monday 4 – Friday 8 November, and it’s a chance to thank your existing trustees, recruit new trustees, and make a pledge for trustee diversity.

Windrush Day 2020 celebrations
29 October, 2019

 

Grants are now available to help communities celebrate Windrush Day in 2020, educating local people about the Windrush Generation's contribution to British social, economic and cultural life. 

The government has created the grant scheme to help charities, Community Interest Companies (CICs), local authorities and community groups fund their celebrations, involving people from all ages and all backgrounds.

Sequins
24 October, 2019

 

The 2019-20 Voscurs, Bristol’s social impact awards, are now open for nominations.

This is your chance to nominate a group or individual for their hard work since January 2019. There are seven categories, each highlighting a particular strength of the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Bristol.

AMISOM
10 October, 2019

 

Charities of all sizes can nominate their board for the Charity Governance Awards 2020, recognising the hard work of governing boards in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector.

Twitter is an important social media platform for any voluntary organisation, community group or social enterprise.

You may not have used Twitter before, or maybe you have a personal account and you need to tackle tweeting for work purposes. It’s harder to use Twitter as an organisation than as an individual user – you want to make a good impression, grow your followers, and promote your cause.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 7 November, 2019 -
12:00 to 14:00
1 October, 2019

 

To celebrate British Science Week (6-15 March 2020), grants of up to £1,000 will be available for community groups that work directly with traditionally underrepresented people or communities who are not currently involved in science activities.

Funding has been made available from the British Science Association, which runs British Science Week, and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Underrepresented people or communities include:

Gaming fundraiser for charity
11 September, 2019

 

Voscur members have had a busy summer campaigning and collaborating, and autumn looks just as exciting.

Women in social enterprise awards
5 September, 2019

 

The NatWest WISE100, which promotes women in social enterprise, and people of any gender who champion women, is open for nominations.

Being listed in the top 100 means national recognition for their work to create and manage a business that gives back to the community.

There are six categories, and an overall winner for each category:

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