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What next for the voluntary sector in 2017?

Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Partnerships and Communications shares his views on how the voluntary sector can mobilise behind a changing political landscape in 2017.  1,415 more words

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The future of foundations

This blog first appeared on Third Sector on 22nd December 2016.

Foundations should hold Theresa May to her promise of a ‘country that works for all’, says our Chief Executive Paul Streets. 748 more words

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Abigail : Singing loud and positive for those with Invisible disabilities.

“Having met other young people with similar, and completely contrasting conditions to my own, my dream and my vision for my future changed almost overnight, to one where I can help others, using my singing, so that they don’t have to endure what I have to endure with a chronic, complex and invisible illness.”

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Every day is Local Charities Day at Lloyds Bank Foundation

Today we celebrate the UK’s first ever Local Charities Day, a day applauding the dedication and commitment of small, local organisations that make a real difference to our communities. 658 more words

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Commissioners: don’t take away local charities from people who need them most

Since the outlook for public sector settlements changed in 2010, public services across the country have felt more than the pinch. Six years in and the outlook continues to be dire. 631 more words

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The importance of voluntary sector research

Dan Corry is Chief Executive of charity think tank and consultancy NPC, following a varied career in public policy and economics. He was a member of the ESRC’s Research Committee until September 2016. 884 more words


16 Days of Action starts here

As you may have seen, we’re about to embark on 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse. We certainly need it. Figures show that violent crime against women is rising… 630 more words

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