Big Lottery launches Safeguarding Training Fund

12 December, 2018 - 14:03


Big Lottery is working on a jointly funded programme with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) to invest £1.14 million to improve access to training, support and advice.

It is part of a wider...

Voscur’s response to Bristol budget consultation

12 December, 2018 - 11:44


Next week is your last chance to submit your response to Bristol City Council's consultation on its budget. The deadline for responses is midnight on Monday 17 of December. We've...

UK funders agree trialling new principles for grant reporting

10 December, 2018 - 15:39


A group of some of the UK’s most well-known funders and funded organisations launched a new set of principles for grant reporting.


Neon sign with the word 'change'

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



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.


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...