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Listening - in Theory and in Practice.

Our Research and Data Analyst, Alex Van Vliet explores how the results of our recent grantee survey, collected by nfpsynergy, will shape our strategy and make us a more open and engaging grantmaker. 760 more words

Voluntary Sector

Manager, UK-wide women’s helpline

Naomi Salisbury,

MA(Hons) Linguistics, 2001

My current career

Since graduating I have mainly worked in the voluntary sector. I currently and previously have worked in a range of mental health projects including advocacy, training, information services, mentoring services and community development services. 492 more words


New clauses in grant agreements set to muzzle the voluntary sector

Academic Debra Morris specialises in charity law. Debra’s research has focused on many different aspects of charity law and regulation, and today she shares her insights into the evolving, and eroding, rights of charities to campaign and lobby politically. 759 more words


Figures tell a grim story, but we know there are solutions

By Caroline Howe, Policy and National Programmes Manager

Amidst all of the fury and political turmoil that has erupted since the Budget was announced, you might have missed that the Chancellor announced additional funding to address homelessness.   900 more words

Voluntary Sector

Council pays itself an extra £6m whilst axing Voluntary Sector Grants and Citizen's Advice Bureau.

Cllr Banwait tells us that the Council’s finances have been destroyed by the Tory Government and that the 100% cuts to the Voluntary Sector Grants, Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB), as well as the cancellation of  many other popular services and entertainment events, have been driven by draconian central government policies.   384 more words


Reflect, Celebrate and Get Angry

By Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Partnerships and Communications

International Women’s Day is a chance to reflect, celebrate, be inspired and get angry about how and why… 1,378 more words

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I absolutely agree with Councillor Banwait....

I absolutely agree with Councillor Banwait when he criticised the Tory Councillors for proposing a motion at this evening’s Council meeting to ‘Save Moorways’.  I totally agree that this gave the campaigners, users and residents, false hope that somehow the decision might possibly change when in fact the case was closed on February 3rd.   489 more words