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Once upon a time - CCVS Conference and AGM - 11/11/2016

If politics have told us anything in the last couple of years it is that stories trump facts! In a world where there is more and more noise it is getting harder to get your story heard. As funding dries up and competition increases, highlighting what you do and the difference it makes becomes an essential skill.

An exciting opportunity to improve the digital presence of your business or charity - 11/11/2016

would you like help with your digital skills? This Lloyds bank course may be for you.

Applications for BSW 2017 are now open and will close on 21 November 2016 at 5pm. - 24/10/2016

There are three grant schemes available to support British Science Week (10-19 March 2017) activities: one for schools, one for community groups, and one for BSA branches.

Are you a personal assistant or interested in a career in support in Cambridgeshire and looking for work? - 06/10/2016

Join Cambridgeshire PA Finder and make finding the right job much easier. PA Finder is a register of personal assistants who are looking for work supporting older people and people with disabilities to live independently in their own homes in Cambridgeshire.

The Police and Crime Commissioner wants your views - 03/10/2016

What do you think should be in the Police and Crime Plan? What should the Police be concentrating on? Now is the time to give your views.

#cambscrowdfund needs your help - 08/07/2016

Our members tell us that they want help with crowdfunding and CCVS are looking for sponsors to make this a reality. We need £2000 to make this project happen.

CCVS wants your opinion on funding issues - 17/06/2016

We want to hear about your funding relationships and issues. Have you had a bad experience, or a good one. All anonymous.


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?