What are the areas of greatest need in Cornwall right now, among people being supported and organisations supporting them? See our survey results.
Awareness and commemoration events – from ocean science, sustainability, and healthy ageing, to Dry January and Veganuary, plus obesity, cervical cancer and Holocaust Memorial Day. Get involved!
Charity Commission warning on charity fraud over Christmas – make sure you’re not accidentally looking like a fraudster!
The Charity Governance Code has recently been updated, with a new principle on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. What is is, and why does it matter?
Two articles about the role of the sector – from Karl Wilding, Chair of NCVO, and in the Guardian, looking forward.
Pluss is asking people in the VCSE sector to take part in their Social Prescribing survey. Link here. Also VSF’s sector stress test survey is still open…
Two reports on charities in the pandemic – Small Charity Leaders Insight Report, and Lessons in Collaborating, from CEOs of infrastructure charities.
December is a busy month for campaigns, including Decembeard, GiveBack 2020, World Aids Day and Carers Rights Day.
Sector news: business grants, White Paper on Local Recovery and Devolution, Domestic Abuse resources, increasing donations,operational resources, including how to close, if the worst happens.
Save the Date – Cornwall VSF’s AGM is on 15 December.
Take part now in our short survey looking at our priorities for the coming year, and continue the conversation on the 15th.
See you there!
Awareness days from 9-22 November – Anti Bullying week, Road Safety week, Alcohol Awareness week, and days for kindness, diabetes and men.
Awareness and commemoration days for the next week, and November – stress awareness, vegans, and men’s health. Who’s going to be growing a moustache for Movember?
Awareness and commemoration days for the next week, and November – brain tumours, vegans, and men’s health. Who’s going to be growing a moustache for Movember?
A quick round-up of news affecting the sector as a whole, plus some useful resources around Gift Aid, and a survey.
Awareness & Commemoration Days this week include Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer and United Nations Day, as well as Black History Month and Stoptober. Plus Get Online Week.
Winter Workforce Wellbeing – take a slow stroll around the Eden Project, and explore what’s new and what’s grown – with less people than normal.
The Landmarks Trust is once again offering 50 Free holidays for the sector, in its holiday accommodation. Who could you nominate – staff, volunteers, beneficiaries?
Find out who has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in Cornwall. If you know more about a person who has been recognised, drop us a line – we’d love to run a longer story!
Upcoming events next week: World Food Day, World Menopause Day, National Adoption Week and Baby Loss Awareness Week. Plus Black History Month is underway – how can you get involved?
Part of our Winter Workforce Wellbeing thread – free exercise online. Find exercises to suit you and help improve your mood, without needing waterproofs!