13 August, 2019

 

Charities with fundraising costs of more than £100,000 are being reminded to pay the annual Fundraising Regulator levy.

The period for this payment runs between September 2019 to 31 August 2020 and how much an organisation pays depends on the reported fundraising expenditure.

This year, two additional bands have been added near the bottom of the levy scale, so that smaller charities can move up the scale more gradually.

Gift Aid Small Donations
6 August, 2019

 

Earlier this year, the government released Gift Aid statistics, revealing that the amount paid out on the scheme had increased to a record £1.35 billion, up from £90 million – an increase of 7%.

In particular, the Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) has seen a 33% increase in the amount of money claimed.

 

Earlier this year, the government released Gift Aid statistics, revealing that the amount paid out on the scheme had increased to a record £1.35 billion, up from £90 million – an increase of 7%.

In particular, the Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) has seen a 33% increase in the amount of money claimed.

Social Metrics Commission poverty report
5 August, 2019

 

The Social Metrics Commission has launched its latest report highlighting the scale of tackling poverty across the UK.

The report reveals that 4.5 million people are more than 50% below the poverty line, and 7 million people are living in persistent poverty.

31 July, 2019

 

A new toolkit encouraging local businesses to measure their social value in Bristol has been launched in a bid to help organisations establish the positive impact they are having in the city.

Formal volunteering
30 July, 2019

 

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has released findings from its latest Community Life Survey.

The annual survey provides official statistics on issues that are important to encouraging social action and empowering communities, including volunteering, giving, community engagement, well-being and loneliness.

29 July, 2019

 

The government department responsible for the VCSE sector has seen a number of new appointments following Boris Johnson’s election as Conservative leader and therefore prime minister by Tory Party members.

Former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has been appointed as Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, after Jeremy Wright was sacked by Boris Johnson.

 

This is the final part of a toolkit that summarises a suite of resources and tools developed by DOT PROJECT in partnership with key experts as part of the Charity Digital Leaders programme.

The purpose of the toolkit is to provide organisations with a starting point to assess their digital approach.  More comprehensive support and guidance can be found in the presentations from the training sessions, to request a copy of these please email:  info@voscur.org

 

Media Trust has launched a series of Digital Marketing Strategy Webinars, funded by Marketing Trust and developed in partnership with Reason Digital.

They have been designed specifically for charities who are looking to be more strategic with how they use digital to communicate and engage audiences with their work.

 

This is part of a toolkit that summarises a suite of resources and tools developed by DOT PROJECT in partnership with key experts as part of the Charity Digital Leaders programme.

The purpose of the toolkit is to provide organisations with a starting point to assess their digital approach.  More comprehensive support and guidance can be found in the presentations from the training sessions, to request a copy of these please email:  info@voscur.org

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