Cornwall VSF’s daily newsletter back! Find out about the kind of news and noticeboard items it will feature, jobs, and how to submit things for it, plus how you can receive it.
Creating connection and collaboration between members is part of what we do at Cornwall VSF – come and find out what we can do for your organisation.
How can the VCSE sector in Cornwall capitalise on the wonderful collaboration and innovation that has taken place during the crisis? Cornwall VSF is working on plans to create alliances, both geographic and thematic. Where could you fit in?
Funding bid writing is an essential skill for today’s small voluntary organisations. 2 days of training in writing funding bids, specifically for small organisations, organised by CRCC and VSF, coming up in September. Book quickly!
Hear Helen Boardman talking about our survey findings on BBC Radio Cornwall yesterday afternoon!
Cornwall VSF’s survey of the VCSE Sector’s crisis response shows great innovation and joint-working, but a bleak future amidst funding issues and a rise in need.
Cornwall Scrubs, led by Annie Lucas and a team of volunteers, has sewing and distribution volunteers across the county all working towards ensuring that the NHS staff and healthcare workers in Cornwall have access to scrubs if PPE has not been provided.
Cornwall Council has published the latest version of the Adult Social Care Covid-19 key support links document, including support for members of the public, people with health and wellbeing needs, people with specialist needs and people with social care needs.
DisAbility Cornwall & IoS, Hayle RFC and the Cornish Oven joined forces to form Hayle Community Kitchen, as they saw how many vulnerable people were having to self-isolate but did not qualify for ‘shielding’ support from the government.
VSF is asking the VCSE sector to complete a survey to help identify the social impact resulting from Covid-19.
URGENT – voluntary sector organisations in Cornwall, please take part in our survey to help us gather information on how the sector is handling the current crisis. Please also share widely.
A typical day used to involve teaching survival skills on a remote moor, or paddling his canoe down the Carrick Roads, but Stacey Allsop is now one of a huge team of volunteers that are delivering prescriptions to people who are shielding or self-isolating due to Covid-19.
We are producing a regular bulletin with Cornwall Council with COVID-19 response updates, information and resources for you, sign up here https://bit.ly/2w5ctN3
A message from our Chair, Richard Williams – Cornwall VSF business as usual suspended, as we work to help the sector co-ordinate its response to this pandemic.
Find out more about Helen Boardman, the new CEO of Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum.
We are discontinuing the use of our admin@ email address – please update your email, and any references to Cornwall VSF on your own websites. Alternatives listed –
Action was the buzz word when over 35 organisations from all sectors met at Treverbyn Community Hall to discuss climate change and the steps we can all take now.
Helen Boardman has been appointed as CEO of Cornwall VSF, to start on 23 March. We are excited to work with her to develop our plans for the voluntary sector in Cornwall.
Tickets are selling fast for ‘Focus on Action against Climate Change’ taking place at Treverbyn Community Hall on the evening of Friday 21st February 2020.
Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum and Treverbyn Community Hall invite our partners across the voluntary, public and private sectors for an evening of discussion and action-planning, looking at Climate Change at Treverbyn Community Hall on Friday 21st February.