NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)

NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)

Regent's Wharf
8 All Saints Street
N1 9RL
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F: 020 7713 6300

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NCVO publishes free digital skills toolkit for charities

NCVO has launched a toolkit for the voluntary sector, which is designed to help organisations “plan, design and deliver” digital skills programmes.

Julie Bentley

Sector leaders need to “step up” and "stop procrastinating" about changes that need to be made in the voluntary sector, Girlguiding chief executive Julie Bentley said yesterday.

Charities should embrace transparency, Lord Gus O’Donnell tells conference

Charities should be embracing transparency, and not just having it thrust upon them, the incoming chair of Pro Bono Economics has said.

Sir Stuart Etherington

The Charity Commission must stop "trying to play to the crowd" and being "buffeted by the opinion of the day", Sir Stuart Etherington said today.

There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.

» If trustees are to blame for the fundraising crisis, how do we improve how they work?

Queen’s birthday charity defends 'red risk' warning over application

The Patron’s Fund, set up to organise celebrations for the Queen’s 90th birthday, has defended itself after being categorised a "red risk" by the Charity Commission.

Youth volunteers

Numbers of youth volunteers aged between 16-25 have risen by more than half, according to data published today by NCVO.


The total income of the voluntary sector rose sharply, but most of the increase went to the largest charities, according to the UK Civil Society Almanac 2016, published today by NCVO.

Draft guidance limits capacity-building, sector bodies say

Charity Commission grants guidance could 'inhibit vital funding' for capacity-building, sector bodies have said.

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