Awareness days, weeks and months in March. Get involved, jump on national bandwagons to raise awareness, of everything from cancers, eating disorders, neurodiversity, debt, no smoking, sleep, and more.
Resources for the sector, around funding, sustainability, data sharing, and all things digital. If you need support in these areas, look no further.
Encouraging response from mental health survey uncovers useful resources and good practice for staff and volunteers’ wellbeing
How are you and your staff coping, mentally, with the ongoing demands of the pandemic support effort? Please take part in our survey of the VCSE sector here, to share your situation, and strategies.
Awareness events and celebrations in February – get involved, join in, be aware. LGBT+ History month, Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence awareness week, tinnitus week, child mental health week, and more.
Find out about the support Beyond is offering, for early years, financial wellbeing, mental health and sexual & domestic abuse charities, to help adapt and respond. #JoinBeyond
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.