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NLCF: Funding the Crisis

This is the first in a series of blogs from funders, Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive, The National Lottery Community Fund, gives her perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact it has had grant making. March 16th seems like a lifetime ago. It’s a date that will be etched in my memory as the day our…
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We have a chance to change things, and we will

At DSC we have always said we are committed to diversity and equality – which has been absolutely true on the surface. But as we have historically had a very visibly diverse workforce I think that had made us, me as CEO specifically, a bit complacent. When our Board reviewed our performance under the Governance…
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Ten top tips for making your organisation attractive to volunteers

In 2007 I was involved in the publication of a free eBook, ‘Turn Your Organisation Into A Volunteer Magnet’ (NB. link opens a PDF file), a grassroots guide to getting and keeping volunteers. What makes it different from most books on volunteer engagement is that it’s not written by consultants or known experts (although some…
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Community Fundraising in Covid19 times

Jane Galloway analyses the impact of the current pandemic on community fundraising. Covid 19 changed our way of living almost overnight, and it has certainly affected absolutely everything to do with fundraising. It is hard to miss the headline news about the drop in charity income, with the government releasing new funds in response, grant…
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