Black History Month and stories of Black Bristolians from the 1500s onwards

6 October, 2021 - 13:04

The history of Black History Month

Did you know the UK event was founded in 1987 after the founder Ghanaian-born Akyaaba Addai Sebo, a special projects officer at the Greater London Council, had visited America in the 1970s and experienced the event there?...

...and did you know...

Black History Month gives opportunity to reflect on lack of diversity in VCSE leadership

4 October, 2021 - 10:16

As we mark the start of Black history...

People's Postcode Lottery Funding Opportunity

4 October, 2021 - 09:54

A new funding opportunity ...

2021 UK Civil Society Almanac now published

1 October, 2021 - 09:31

Did you know there are 163,150 voluntary organisations in the UK? Or that 16.3 million people volunteered their time ...

Food justice: a citywide partnership

29 September, 2021 - 13:02

One of the inequalities that COVID has shone a light on locally is also one of the most basic: access to food.

Over the past 18 months, a wide range of groups and organisations have contributed to the city’s food response during the...

Charity finances have taken big hit but public support has risen during the pandemic

27 September, 2021 - 11:13

The Charity Commission has found that the pro...

What's the VCSE sector worth? Possibly more than we thought

22 September, 2021 - 15:10

Recent research suggests that charities and community groups could be worth more than previously thought to their local and regional economies.

Analysis by Durham...

Covid-19 - what has your organisation done differently?

22 September, 2021 - 10:26

Voscur is working with researchers from the University of Bristol to investigate how the city’s VCSE sector has adapted during the pandemic. The research is looking at a number of areas that have often been severely disrupted, and we would value your contribution as part of this.