‘Helping small voluntary organisations unlock the power of tech’
We asked some of the funders who supported and advised our recent tech study to reflect on why they got involved.
Responsive grant-making needs a proactive strategy
As part of our recent review of the Wellcome Trust’s Public Engagement Fund, we have been thinking about what it means to be a responsive grant maker.
'We few, we happy few, we band of brothers'
Since 2018, we’ve been a learning partner to the Pears #iwill Fund, supporting a network of hospital trusts to implement or develop new approaches to youth volunteering. Some Trusts are supporting young volunteers for the first time, others are extending their existing offer into new wards or to work with specific groups of young people.
Leadership in Philanthropy – A Newcomer's Reflections
Rebekah reflects on joining the world of UK Trusts and Foundations, as Head of Learning at UK Community Foundations.
Community Health Melas
The concept is simple; give people the opportunity to have a Health MOT in a friendly, safe environment and provide them with the advice required to make appropriate lifestyle choices. This provides a framework for the NHS and local government to work with volunteers around priorities highlighted in the NHS Long Term Plan – particularly around early diagnosis and prevention.
Freedom to report… visually
Anne Dannerolle, CEO of Hull Community Church, was part of a group of funded organisations and funders who developed the New Principles for Grant Reporting, which are currently being tested. She shares her experience of reporting to The National Lottery Community Fund.
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