New web app helps people find mental health services

The Hub of Hope is a first of its kind, national mental health database which brings together organisations and charities, large and small, from across the country who offer mental…

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Charity Commission alert on cyber crime

Cyber crime has a number of definitions but will usually involve attacks on, or through, computer systems and networks. It often includes theft of data or disruption of systems to…

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Helping your charity track its digital progress

People’s expectations of how easy it is to interact with organisations digitally are increasing all the time, and this applies to charities as much as any other organisations. We expect…

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10 tips to help your project reduce loneliness

NPC (New Philanthropy Capital) has published a resource for grant holders of the Building Connections fund which can be used widely for projects that are tackling loneliness.10 tips to help…

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Climate change for charity leaders outside the environmental sector – ACEVO blog

Jake Hayman, CEO of Ten Years’ Time, urges civil society leaders to respond to the climate crisis and shares actionable ideas to join the fight against climate change in a blog…

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Free mental health training for small charities

The mental health charity Mind has launched free online training for small and medium-sized charities to promote better mental health in the workplace. The Mental Health for Small Workplaces programme, which is…

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Inspiring Impact: new website offers free tools to help charities increase their impact

Thanks to National Lottery funding, the Inspiring Impact programme has launched a new website which will offer a suite of free how-to guides and self-assessment tools for small and medium…

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Innovation from all angles: new Charity Comms report

Why do we need to be innovative? How can innovation help charities? And what is innovation anyway? This report from Charity Comms focuses on charity communications, but in reality innovation…

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The best data resources for UK charities

Charity Digital News highlights some of the best resources for charities to start applying the power of data to their impact, fundraising and everyday operations… There’s a huge amount of buzz…

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Charities urged to take action to prevent cyber attacks

New statistics from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have shown an overall reduction in the percentage of businesses experiencing cyber attacks. However, of those that do experience attacks, the…

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New Trustee Recruitment Guide Launched

      Charity trustees are some of the most important people in a charity. They have the potential to enable a charity to thrive or bring its operations grinding to a…

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£1.2m Fund Announced for Charity Safeguarding Training

Civil Society Minister Mims Davies has announced that that Government and The National Lottery Community Fund are investing £1.2 million to develop new training to improve charities’ knowledge of safeguarding requirements. The…

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Five Ways Civil Society Organisations Can Prepare for EU Exit

In addition to the public information campaign on EU Exit, the Office For Civil Society has published a 5-step guide to support civil society organisations to prepare for EU Exit.…

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Launch of Fair4All finance

Fair4All Finance has been established in response to the government’s commitment to allocate dormant assets funding to financial inclusion initiatives. The organisation will support the financial wellbeing of the most vulnerable…

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Guidance for Charities with a Connection to a Non-charity

Charities are being told to ensure the close relationships some enjoy with non-charitable organisations are made clear to people outside their charity and never used to advance non-charitable agendas and…

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UK Charities supporting vulnerable women benefit in latest round of funding from Tampon Tax Fund

Ten projects will receive a total of £15 million to help improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable women across the UK in the latest round of funding from the…

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Volunteers’ Week Resources from NCVO

Volunteers’ Week is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in…

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Brief Guide to Measuring Loneliness for Charities and Social Enterprises

      Hundreds of charities, social enterprises and community groups across the country are working to alleviate loneliness and help people feel more connected to each other. But what’s…

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New Identities for Big Lottery Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund

    The two largest organisations that distribute money raised for ‘good causes’ through the sale of National Lottery tickets have unveiled refreshed brands that make a clearer link between…

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The Office for Civil Society: Preparing for EU Exit

        The Office for Civil Society, part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, has released preparation guidance for the voluntary sector stating that the…

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