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.
Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum held their AGM online for the first time on 15th December 2020. see three short films we shared about work that some of our Members were doing during the early pandemic response.
Meet Sarah Phillips and Ellen Rudge, VSF’s new members of staff, focussing on public health-related projects and communication.
What are the areas of greatest need in Cornwall right now, among people being supported and organisations supporting them? See our survey results.
Have you taken part in the Cornwall VSF ‘stress test’ survey of the sector yet? Share the needs your organisation is seeing, and find out what others have said so far.
Take part in the Cornwall VSF stress test survey of the VCSE sector locally.
See some preliminary results after a week, and find out the needs being reported. Please share across the sector.
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.
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.
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.
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.