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IoF Change Collective calls for diversity and equality in fundraising

7 December, 2018 - 16:51

 

The Institute of Fundraising has created a Change Collective, bringing together professional fundraisers and calling for equality and diversity across the charity sector.

Faced with statistics on the...


The King’s Fund launches NHS volunteering report

5 December, 2018 - 12:02

 

The King’s Fund has launched a report on the role of volunteers in the NHS.

Commissioned by the Royal...


Advocate report: Bristol Safeguarding Children Board

3 December, 2018 - 16:40

 

Advocate: Jackie Citron

Board Chair: Sally Lewis

Date of meeting: 14 November 2018

 

Relevant...


All for one and one for climate change?

28 November, 2018 - 14:02

 

“Charities shouldn’t help governments that won’t do anything about climate change,” according to futurologist Mark Stevenson speaking at this month’s Charity Futures event in London.

It’s a fair point....


Colston Hall launches consultation on its future

27 November, 2018 - 16:56

 

Bristol Music Trust is consulting on the future of Colston Hall, including on the venue’s new name.

The venue is undergoing a £48.8 million redevelopment and will reopen in 2019 under a new name.

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News from Voscur members: A Celebration of Life, new support services and Refutrees

21 November, 2018 - 14:14

 

Voscur members have been busy throughout November, planning events, extending their services and getting in the Christmas spirit. Here’s a flavour of what they have been up to.

A Celebration of Life...


Lord Harris appointed Fundraising Regulator Chair

21 November, 2018 - 09:52

Labour Peer Lord Toby Harris of Haringey has been appointed Chair of the Fundraising Regulator

Lord Harris will take up the role from 1 January 2019 when the current Chair Lord...


Innovating out of adversity - a QuIP assessment of Voscur's work in Bristol

15 November, 2018 - 12:39

 

Funding support doesn’t lead directly to new funding; organisations tend to collaborate when they have to, but collaboration can have lots of positive spin-offs; better planning drives the most far-reaching organisational change, even more than increased income. These...


Voscurs awards nominations open until 20 December 2018

Voscurs voting deadline extended: make your nominations now

13 November, 2018 - 16:53

 

The nominations deadline for the next 'Voscurs', Bristol's social impact awards, has now been extended: you have until Thursday 20 December 2018 to nominate hard-working VCSE organisations. Whilst three of the six awards categories are decided by a panel of judges, the...


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