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Merton Civic Awards

The Merton Civic Awards provide us with the perfect opportunity to celebrate the fantastic, sometimes unsung heroes from local businesses that are investing in our community.

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Third Sector Awards

This year’s Third Sector Awards are now open for entries. The awards recognise the achievements of charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.

There are 22 categories this year, including new awards for Breakthrough of the Year, Digital Marketing Campaign, Fundraising Team of the Year, Insight Team of the Year, Marketing Campaign and Social Investment. 96 more words


How to Write Better Funding Applications- a one day course

With an increasingly competitive environment and with the economic climate still uncertain, the voluntary and community sector needs to be even more confident when it comes to fundraising and funding applications. 47 more words

News And Events


The Conservatives have pledged three days of paid leave for volunteering if they win the next election. While many have expressed gratitude for a move that reinforces the importance of the voluntary sector and supports a culture of volunteering, others have levelled accusations of tokenism and described the plan as nothing more than a way to plug gaps in underfunded public services. 403 more words


Not the way to fund a care pathway - the role of the voluntary sector

Recently I was on a panel making decisions on grant applications by voluntary organisations to a one off fund commissioned by Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group. 671 more words

Voluntary Sector

SHS Portsmouth 2015

I arrived at the coach station early, thanks to the excellent fool-proof map a good friend drew me. So I took the opportunity to enjoy a Chai Latte and jot down a few thoughts on the past three days I’ve spent in Portsmouth at the… 1,195 more words