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The CHARITY PROPERTY MATTERS SURVEY 2016 is now live, hosted by UK charity the Ethical Property Foundation in partnership with the Charity Commission. This is an important piece of research for our voluntary sector, so please take the chance to make your views heard. It takes just 5 minutes to complete.

Charities remain at risk of online extortion demands - Lizard Squad - 16/05/2016

Trustees, charity professionals and volunteers should continue to be aware of online extortion or ‘ransom’ demands affecting UK businesses. Charities could also be vulnerable to attack and so are encouraged to be vigilant. This advice is particularly relevant for those charities which operate overseas and/or deal with international partners in high risk zones.

A Forum for the Future? Shaping Equality and Diversity in Cambridge For The Next 20 Years - 18/04/2016

How can we work towards ensuring that the future includes equal opportunities for all and find ways to bring diverse groups together to ensure that Cambridge remains welcoming, adaptable and resilient?

New Soup based funding opportunity - 18/04/2016

CambridgeSoup joins forces with WOUP to enable local good causes to win money over a bowl of soup Following on from the success of launching CambridgeSoup back in February, Allia is pleased to confirm the date of its second CambridgeSoup on Tuesday 24th May 2016 at Allia’s Norfolk Street Future Business Enterprise Centre, Cambridge.

New Domestic Abuse information - 15/04/2016

The City Council have put up a new web page about where to get help if you, or someone you know, are suffering from Domestic Abuse.

Cambridge City review of community facilities - 22/03/2016

Have your say on the different community buildings owned and run by the City Council and help them identify other spaces.

New tool to evaluate your group - 22/02/2016

The Big Lottery Fund has launched a new website that can be used by charities, community groups and social enterprises to receive free personalised reports on how to improve their performance and sustainability.

Trustees must engage with finance guidance, says charity regulator - 01/02/2016

Charity trustees must engage with and use finance guidance from the regulator if they are to run their charities effectively, the Charity Commission tells charity trustees.

Consultation on County Recommissioning of Early Help Services - 17/12/2015

The second phase consultation on Recommissioning of Early Help Services is now out. This does not make easy reading and will impact on voluntary groups. Comments needed by 18 January.

Small grants for projects that benefit young people - 27/11/2015

Funding available for projects that support young people in Cambridgeshire. Deadline 31 Dec.