Funding update

Emergency Essential Programme (part of BBC Children in Need) Grants or the purchase of essential items to meet the needs of children in the UK living in severe poverty or hardship. Applications may be submitted at any time. The programme provides items for the most...

Local Charities Day today

Today (14 December) is Local Charities Day, celebrating the work that local charities do to build thriving communities across the country. The day builds on the work of the government’s recently published Civil Society Strategy, in which the government has committed...

Final reminder for Cornwall VSF AGM

Final reminder Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum’s Annual General Meeting will be held on 2:00pm  Wednesday 19 December 2018 at the Cornwall Federation of Women’s Institutes, Truro Business Park, Threemilestone, Truro, TR4 9NH. Members are invited to support the AGM,...

Boundary Commission Review

The Boundary Commission has published its final recommendations for new ward boundaries in Cornwall. They are proposing that Cornwall has 87 Councillors, all in single-councillor divisions, reducing from the current 123. Town Council and Parish Council boundaries will...

Payroll giving

A recent report shows that people are increasingly choosing to participate in payroll giving, where an employee donates to a charity through their pay packets, before tax. Figures for 2017/18, released by the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) show...

Days to celebrate

There have been several ‘Days’ recently, and even a Month – Movember has finished, with men growing luxurious moustaches and raising money and awareness around men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s...

Chaos Group – a success story

The Chaos Group CIC has been featured by Unlocking Potential as one of their success stories.  Find out more on the Unlocking Potential website and Chaos Group’s own site. Launching from an idea, 5 years ago, Founder Babs Rounsell is now head of four companies...