We are holding our AGM, online, on 15 December. Please join us if you are a Member, and find out more about what we, and the sector, are doing.read more
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!
Cornwall VSF CRCC, Volunteer Cornwall and Cornwall Community Foundation have formed the Cornwall Infrastructure Alliance, to help support the VCSE sector. We would love to hear your thoughts on what we should be focussing on! Consultation closes 27 Nov.read more
What is the VCS Emergencies Partnership, why is Cornwall VSF involved, and how could it help you?
Everything you need to know here, plus national insights into mental health capacity and support.
A long drawn out pandemic, increasing need, and the start of winter aren’t a good combo for mental health. Help us develop WInter Workforce Wellbeing resources to help the sector get through this.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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?read more
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!read more
Hear Helen Boardman talking about our survey findings on BBC Radio Cornwall yesterday afternoon!read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
VSF is asking the VCSE sector to complete a survey to help identify the social impact resulting from Covid-19.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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/2w5ctN3read more
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.read more
Find out more about Helen Boardman, the new CEO of Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum.read more