Upcoming free webinars, register now

 *New* Financial management and accessing government funding

1 June | 14.00

If you’re thinking of applying for an emergency support grant via the National Lottery Community Fund, don’t miss this webinar as we’ll be advising on the application process and eligibility. You’ll also get general tips on managing finances during the crisis. 

*New* Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 – the key implications for charities and voluntary organisations

2 June | 10.00

We’ll be joining the legal experts at Bates Wells to explain the details of this important new piece of legislation. Board leadership: Supporting your charity through the next phase of the pandemic 

Board leadership: Supporting your charity through the next phase of the pandemic

5 June | 11.00

The role of the chair and board, the challenges and opportnities of lockdown easing, and tips/resources on planning for change. 

*New* Building organisational resilience: things for small charities to consider

17 June | 14.00

Join us during #SmallCharityWeek to learn about the key characteristics of a resilient organisation, and tips on how to become one. 

New guidance and resources 

Lifting the lockdown – the challenges our members face and how we are helping

You’ve been telling us how the easing of the lockdown is affecting you. Elizabeth Chamberlain summarises the key issues and highlights practical support. 

News and resources for charity trustees

In his latest update, our governance lead Dan Francis unpicks the new insolvency and governance bill and also outlines three steps for scenario planning. 

Commissioning and contracting – shaping the new normal

Councils and other commissioning public bodies have shown greater levels of flexibility and support for charities delivering services during the pandemic. We want this partnership working approach to become standard in the future. Catherine Goodall explains the good practice we’re pushing for and how you can help. 

Volunteering news and resources

In this month’s round-up, Jarina Choudhury has our updated guidance on keeping volunteers safe as the lockdown eases. 

My Community website relaunched

The pandemic has unleashed community action everywhere. To help local projects flourish, this website from Locality has tools, tips and ideas from 12 organisations, including NCVO. 

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