Gaming fundraiser for charity

News from Voscur members: Gaming fundraiser, funding success, and support on the ground

11 September, 2019 - 17:08

 

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


Accounting audit Charity Commission

Nearly half of charity accounts fall below auditing standards, says Charity Commission

29 August, 2019 - 11:30

 

In a sample of 296 charities’ accounts, the Charity Commission found that 46% failed to meet the...


Gift Aid Small Donations

Are you missing out on Gift Aid Small Donations?

6 August, 2019 - 11:39

 

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...


Instagram donation sticker launches in UK

Instagram launches donation stickers for UK charities and non-profits

1 August, 2019 - 13:17

 

Following a successful trial in the USA, Instagram has rolled out a new charity donation sticker which UK users of the social media platform can add to their Instagram Stories.

The electronic sticker...


Bristol City Council launches Social Value Toolkit

31 July, 2019 - 12:16

 

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.

The...


Funding for Children and Young People projects

Supporting Bristol’s CYP sector with funding applications

18 July, 2019 - 15:32

 

Bristol has a large network of people and organisations working in the children and young people (...


Engagement events VCSE Infrastructure Support

VCSE Infrastructure Support: Events, survey and consultation with Bristol City Council

17 July, 2019 - 15:48

 

Bristol City Council's funding of the city's voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector, known as VCSE Infrastructure Support, is being reviewed over an eight-week consultation period.

The review includes running several engagement events, where VCSE organisations...


Status of UK Fundraising 2019 Benchmark Report

UK fundraisers are happy and positive, says benchmarking report

9 July, 2019 - 11:19

 

Blackbaud and the Institute of Fundraising have launched The Status of UK Fundraising 2019 Benchmark Reportbased on a survey of over 1...


Institute of Fundraising launches first strategy for equality, diversity and inclusion in the profession

4 July, 2019 - 12:31

 

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has launched a new strategy for equality, diversity and inclusion amongst fundraisers, making a business case for a more...


Blog: Probation reforms should reflect best practice when it comes to social value

19 June, 2019 - 14:51

 

Voscur Trustee and Sector Leader Suzanne Thompson is CEO of The Restore Trust. In this article she explains why the latest...


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