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Annual survey of voluntary groups now open - 20/03/2018

The 2018 Cambridgeshire State of the sector survey is now open. We would appreciate if you could take some time to complete this.

University students help with digital plans - 19/03/2018

Here at CCVS we have been working with 5 exceptional Cambridge University students through the Cambridge Hub Social Innovation Programme. They have helped us to start to imagine our digital future.

Your input needed: understanding the impact of charging fees for services - 13/02/2018

Increasingly, charities are charging their beneficiaries fees for services as a source of income. Yet little to no research exists to understand the impact of this decision. Flóra Raffai, CEO at local charity Cam Sight, is conducting research into this issue as part of her Masters at the University of Cambridge

Brand new website to help you find funding - 12/05/2017

Support Cambridgeshire has just invested in a new initiative called SupportCambridgeshire 4 Communities. Support Cambridgeshire 4 Communities is a self-service funding portal which any community organisation, charity or Town or Parish Council can access free of charge.

Strawberry Fair want you to raise money for your group! - 30/04/2018

The Strawberry Fair committee are looking for a lead partner to manage the bucket collection at this years event. The organising group will get to keep 25% of the money collected.

Charities must do more to promote diversity on their boards, new research shows - 15/11/2017

New research involving around 3,500 trustees shows boards are not reflective of the communities charities serve, with men outnumbering women two to one

Charity Commission issues alert to charities on “phishing” dangers - 26/10/2017

“Phishing” scams involve fraudsters seeking to obtain sensitive information such as passwords, usernames, bank details or other financial information by electronic means (including emails, pop ups or fake websites) from seemingly trustworthy sources.

Cyber Crime Event in Peterborough - 14/08/2017

I would like to make you the first to be aware of the Community Cyber Ambassador event that we are holding in on 17th August 2017. This session will be held at the Allia future business centre Peterborough from 10:00 – 13:00.

Workshop on the future for libraries in Cambridgeshire - 08/08/2017

The County Council are holding a series of workshops to start an informal discussion on the future of libraries in Cambridgeshire. You are invited to join us to explore the challenges and opportunities for the County Council’s service and help shape the future of the service.

Cambridgeshire Hearing Help is looking for more volunteers - 03/08/2017

Cambridgeshire Hearing Help is looking for more volunteers in Cambridge, Linton, Bottisham, Burwell, Soham and the surrounding rural areas, in particular. Volunteers need to commit to at least two hours per month providing community-based NHS hearing aid maintenance. No experience is required, although good eyesight (with glasses) and reasonable dexterity is essential.