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Amy Walton, small charity support manager, shares resources, events, support and information on the big issues affecting small charities.
We know winter is going to be tough for the sector. As we head into the colder months, charities across the country are going to see increased pressure on their services.
We’re here to help. Take a look at our four pillars of support for small charities.
Small charities are a vital lifeline to many communities across the country. But with costs climbing, funding falling and demand increasing, this is not just a cost of living crisis. For charities, this is a Cost of Giving Crisis.
We’ve launched a new campaign to raise awareness and ensure charities get the support they need. We also have a range of support for you this winter, including online resources, guidance, our helpdesk, webinars and training courses.
In recent years, we’ve all seen energy costs fluctuate significantly. This has made it difficult for charities to budget accurately.
Contact Utility Aid to find out whether the National Charity Tender is right for your organisation.
You can also take a look at our refreshed guidance on managing your energy costs.
Our practical tips and step-by-step guidance can help you find the money your organisation needs.
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Lime Green Consulting has shared useful advice on ensuring the development of your fundraising strategy is a collaborative process.
The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is offering free membership for small charities with a voluntary income of under £50,000. Members can access networking and professional development opportunities, advice, conferences and events.
Trustees’ Week 2023 takes place from 6 to 10 November.
This year’s theme, ‘Many voices. Working Together. With Purpose’ celebrates the unique perspective trustees bring to their board, how diversity can help make a charity stronger and the role of trustees in keeping our organisations sustainable.
Get involved and help celebrate the amazing achievements of trustees across the UK.
Join us for a series of lunchtime events looking at how trustees can use positive environmental, social and governance action (ESG) to lead their charities into the future.
We're also partnering with a range of organisations to deliver in-person conferences throughout the week. See our Trustees' Week page for more details.
Our partners at Getting on Board are also running their Festival of Trusteeship during the week.
The festival features a series of low cost events aimed at encouraging new trustees and supporting existing board members.
In September 2023, the Charity Commission released updated guidance on how charities should engage with social media.
Our policy and public affairs manager, Chris Walker, has shared key things you need to know about the new social media guidance.
The service has been specifically designed for smaller to medium-sized charities. NCVO members can also access a free data protection consultation.
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