NLCF emergency charity funding awards exceed £140m 

1 September, 2020 - 11:20

 

The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has so far made awards worth a combined total of £140.8 million to communities that need support during the coronavirus crisis. 

The funding is part of the £750 million of the emergency coronavirus support fund that was announced by UK...


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Opportunity for Community Asset Transfer: Hartcliffe Community Farm

27 August, 2020 - 09:59

 

Hartcliffe Community Farm, an 11-acre site in BS13, is available for Community Asset Transfer (CAT) bids, giving community organisations the chance to manage and run the farm buildings, allotments and land as a community hub.

Bristol City Council is looking for groups and...


Trustee and board diversity

Potential charity trustees put off by ‘experience and expectation of racism’, says report

26 August, 2020 - 14:24

 

A report into the barriers facing potential new trustees found that young people were put off applying to join charity boards by an “experience and expectation of racism” and the perception of board membership as “a club filled with old white men”. ...


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Which factors make you more likely to donate to charity? Age, religion and gender, but not disposable income, says YouGov

17 August, 2020 - 17:01

 

YouGov profiling has revealed the factors that make people more likely to donate to charity and, whilst age, religion and gender all play a part, the amount of disposable income does not.

This means having a higher amount...


Have your say on Bristol’s COVID-19 recovery

11 August, 2020 - 11:42

 

Bristol City Council has launched a new survey, giving citizens the opportunity to help shape the future of the city as it rebuilds following lockdown and adapts to the challenges posed by COVID-19.

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Building Back paper from ACAS calls for more inclusive and flexible workplaces

29 July, 2020 - 16:01

 

A new policy paper from Sir Brendan Barber, ACAS Chair from 2014-2020, calls for fairer, more inclusive and flexible workplaces and a new workplace contract as the nation recovers from coronavirus.

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Participants with experience of supporting women suffering domestic abuse wanted for new study

29 July, 2020 - 15:44

 

A University of Bristol research team is seeking participants who have experience of supporting a woman who has suffered abuse from a partner or family member.

The Building Resilience study aims to develop support for...


Number of serious incidents reported by charities doubles in a year

29 July, 2020 - 15:15

 

The number of serious incidents reported to the Charity Commission has increased by 47% since last year.

The figure, published in the regulator’s recent...


Charity Commission to launch new register

28 July, 2020 - 14:24

The Charity Commission has stated that it intends to launch a new online register of charities, with the aim of making it easier for the public to find information on the organisations which they need.

According to the commission,...


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VCSE organisations and academics call for universities to engage with them in taskforce and research roadmap

23 July, 2020 - 16:56

 

More than 550 Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations and academics have signed an open letter to Research England and to UK national newspapers, calling for a review into VCSE sector engagement with universities in the emerging...


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