CTG asks government to give unspent coronavirus grants to charities

30 April, 2020 - 17:51

Charity Tax Group (CTG) has led a group of VCSE sector organisations in calling on the government to divert surplus council coronavirus funding to small charities, reports ...


50% trading income restriction lifted for charities applying for COVID-19 loans

30 April, 2020 - 15:28

 

Registered charities are now exempt from the rule which stipulates that half of their income comes from trading in order to be eligible for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Scheme.

The British Business Bank, which is...


No additional emergency funding for charities

28 April, 2020 - 15:56

The government has refused opposition demands for additional funding for charities.

In parliament yesterday, Oliver Dowden MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport...


Fundraising Regulator publishes new guidance in response to coronavirus appeals

22 April, 2020 - 17:13

 

The Fundraising Regulator has published new guidance on setting up a fundraising appeal.

The guidance has been...


Government reveals £750m aid package for charities

9 April, 2020 - 17:12

 

We are cautiously optimistic following the UK government’s announcement of £750m worth of aid to charities as part of its response to coronavirus, including £370m allocated to small and medium-sized charities.

Whilst it is...


All Voscur services free until end of April 2020

24 March, 2020 - 18:39

 

Coronavirus has had a local, national and global impact, and we know that many of Bristol's community groups and organisations are balancing increased demand for services with workforce challenges, from self-isolation and illness to adjusting to online working. 

Now more so than...


New research highlights positive impact of Match Trading

4 February, 2020 - 14:20

New research has shown that Match Trading can increase the income which a social sector or community business earns from trading by 64% over a year.

Match Trading® aims to transform the...


New investment into Bristol to help grow the social economy 

3 February, 2020 - 15:22

 

Bristol will receive a share of a new £33 million investment programme that is aimed at tackling inequality through boosting the social economy. The money will support charities and social enterprises in the city and help grow the local social economy and tackle local...


£11.8 million announced for new breakfast clubs

7 January, 2020 - 15:57

 

The government is investing up to £11.8 million in additional funding for breakfast clubs in order to support disadvantaged families.

So far around 1,800 school breakfast clubs have been created or improved by the...


Consultation on society lottery reform published

7 January, 2020 - 15:18

 

The government is consulting on amendments to the licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP).

It follows the publication of another...


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