Running Your Organisation

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We offer support and advice on all aspects of running a charity or voluntary group in Bucks.

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We are the local experts for charities and not-for-profit groups in Buckinghamshire.

Maybe you’re in the process of setting up as a charity or social enterprise or maybe you’ve been up and running for years but need some support with finding specialist advice and skills. Our resources, advice and support can help.

BUCKS CHARITY NEWS 

Our regular bulletins, Bucks Charity News (previously Covid-19 Briefings), will help you to stay up-to-date with latest guidance, funding opportunities and useful advice for charities, community and voluntary groups and social enterprises in the county. Have a look at past newsletters below and, to receive these weekly updates directly into your inbox, join our free membership scheme.

MARCH 2022

3rd March 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS Ukraine Crisis Appeal, training and Green Homes Grant

FEBRUARY 2022

24th February 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS Next BOB VCSE Health Alliance meeting, Volunteer Matching Service update

17th February 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS Subsidised mental health workshop for charity workers and Social Prescribing events

10th February 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS Changes to Microsoft donation programme, June awareness weeks – events

3rd February 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS Two weeks to go until the Local Voluntary Sector Networks, SEND opportunities

JANUARY 2022

27th January 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS – Network opportunity for local voluntary sector, Meet the Funder

20th January 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS – Last spaces available for Meet the Funder & #FundAlerts

13th January 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS – New local networks for the voluntary sector, flood resilience training & #FundAlerts

6th January 2022 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS – Paid and volunteer vacancies, local events & #FundAlerts

DECEMBER 2021

23rd December 2021 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS – Communications special

16th December 2021 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS – Updated volunteering guidance, Village Halls Week 2022 & Legacy Giving

9th December 2021 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS –  Safeguarding advice and training for volunteer managers and next Meet the Funder announced

2nd December 2021 – BUCKS CHARITY NEWS – New Chair at Community Impact Bucks, Rothschild Foundation’ Strategic Fund & other #FundAlerts

NOVEMBER 2021

25th November 2021 – Bucks Charity News – Fundraising Opportunities, Giving Tuesday & FundAlerts

18th November 2021 – Bucks Charity News – International Men’s Day, Safeguarding Adults Week & FundAlerts

11th November 2021 – Bucks Charity News – Adult Mental Health First Aid training, Men’s Mental Health Month & #FundAlerts

4th November 2021 – Bucks Charity NewsCOP 26 & a new free Healthcheck Tool

OCTOBER 2021

28th October 2021 – Bucks Charity News – Trustees’ Week 2021: ways to get involved and why, and resources to support your board 

21st October 2021 – Bucks Charity News – Hybrid working systems, VCSE Support Service & #FundAlerts

14th October 2021 – Bucks Charity NewsThe Almanac 2021 and local fundraising opportunities

7th October 2021 – Bucks Charity NewsTrustees’ Week, Fair4All card scheme & #FundAlerts

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Case Studies

The Rape and Sexual Advice Support Service (South Buckinghamshire)

The charity provide free, confidential support and information service to female survivors of rape, sexual assault, domestic abuse, honour-based violence and FGM.

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Buckinghamshire Women in Charity Awards – Young Charity Woman of the Year Award

The Young Charity Woman of the Year Award is given to individuals (25 years or below) who demonstrate exceptional talent and potential - read the stories of the winner and highly commended.

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Buckinghamshire Women in Charity Awards – Trailblazer in the Charity Sector Award

The Trailblazer Award recognises individuals who have achieved/ contributed to huge impact, through enterprising, innovative and ground-breaking initiatives- read about the winner and highly commended

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