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In good shape – the voluntary sector in the East of England

3rd July 2019

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has recently updated the figures for its UK Civil Society Almanac.

Charitable giving – for the common good

28th June 2019

The Charities Aid Foundation has recently published its updated report on UK Giving in 2019. It provides a fascinating insight into patterns of philanthropy.

Small but essential – Celebrating the work of our small charities

18th June 2019

This week is Small Charity Week, an annual event celebrating the work of small charities and the important contribution they make.

Celebrating volunteers

5th June 2019

It is National Volunteers’ Week, which has for 35 years celebrated the role of volunteers of all ages, who give their time and support to make a difference and help...

Charitable giving – it’s all in a good cause

30th April 2019

The Charities Aid Foundation has recently published a report on UK Giving – the largest study of philanthropic behaviour in the UK, which involved interviews with over 12,000 people. It...

Workforce planning – ensuring your charity is ‘fit for purpose’

23rd April 2019

While it may be a cliché, it remains true that a charity’s most important asset is its people. Without the right number of people, with the right skills, in the...

A break from the streets: Transforming people’s lives long term

9th April 2019

Here at Norfolk Community Foundation we believe that, together, we can all change the world on our doorstep. We support initiatives producing a demonstrable impact on local people’s lives, making...

What a performance! Assessing what your charity is there to deliver

29th March 2019

It’s a thorny problem. Charities needing to demonstrate that they are economic, efficient and effective and committed to supporting their beneficiaries with a sizeable proportion of their income each year....