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,...

Virtual meeting collaboration

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...

Government announces £85 million match fund

22 July, 2020 - 20:57

The government has opened the Community Match Challenge – a match-funding scheme for initiatives supporting the coronavirus response....

The Fore - core recovery grants

21 July, 2020 - 15:17


The Fore’s RAFT Transition Fund is offering unrestricted grants of up to £15,000 to help small charities and social enterprises plan for the longer term and gain a stronger footing in a post-coronavirus world.


Feeding Bristol Healthy Holidays campaign

Feeding Bristol launches Health Holidays summer appeal

16 July, 2020 - 16:38


Feeding Bristol has launched its Healthy Holidays fundraising appeal to help more than 14,250 disadvantaged children over the school holidays.


Briefing: Charity Commission inquiry into RNIB

15 July, 2020 - 15:19

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people.

In March 2018 the Charity Commission...

Charity digital skills using digital devices: phone tablet and laptop

Charity Digital Skills Report 2020: Coronavirus, funding and skills gaps

14 July, 2020 - 17:37


The Charity Digital Skills Report 2020 has been released, exploring the state of digital skills across the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector, and tracking the impact of coronavirus on digital technology and service provision.

This report, the fourth in...

Special COVID-19 business grant deadline extended for small businesses

13 July, 2020 - 11:28


Small businesses in Bristol have until midnight on Sunday 19 July to apply for a ...

Bidding for new NPS rehabilitation contracts open

8 July, 2020 - 17:14


VCSE organisations working in the criminal justice sector are now able to bid for community rehabilitation contracts worth up to £100 million.

The bidding process opened last month and is part of...