News & Blogs

Keep up with the latest news affecting small and local charities and views from our expert teams and partners.

Selected articles

COVID: One Year On - The Young Women's Outreach Project

23 March 2021

One year since the first lockdown, Manager Neil gives an account of local charity, The Young Women's Project, and their journey to adapting their services to support young women in the community.  

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Three women at Latin American Women's Rights Service hold hands

Small and local charities can help challenge structural inequalities #IWD2021

08 March 2021

Our Public Affairs and National Programme Officer, Rachel Cain, reflects on what has changed for women and the sector since International Women's Day Public Affairs and National Programme Officer

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What does Budget 2021 mean for small and local charities?

03 March 2021

The Budget comes at a time when small charities have been playing a crucial role during the pandemic

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Census: It counts to be counted

02 March 2021

With many asked to complete The Census online, how many will be counted? And why does it matter?

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Paul Streets

Paul Streets: When charity leaders invest in collaboration, society changes for the better

19 February 2021

Power sharing is not easy at a time when charities of all sizes face significant challenges – but the pandemic has taught us we are stronger together

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Join us in showing Government why small charities are needed #RightNow!

17 February 2021

Join us in showing Government why small charities are needed #RightNow!

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The Government’s new Green Paper on public procurement promises a lot, but is an opportunity lost

15 February 2021

The devil is in the detail with the Government's new Green Paper on public procurement, Caroline Howe, Policy and National Programmes Manager, argues.

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Caroline Howe

Our Infrastructure Programme

22 January 2021

Infrastructure is important at the best of times, but the crisis has cemented the role of infrastructure organisations in making sure charities can continue to support people who need them

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Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Small charities must not be forgotten once COVID-19 is behind us

20 January 2021

In a post-pandemic world, will compassion fatigue only stretch so far?

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Act now to support vital small charities

15 December 2020

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