Grant reporting is broken. Can we fix it?
'Funder-led. Bureaucratic. Time-consuming. Misunderstood.' These are words used to describe grant reporting by six UK funders and six organisations they fund, at a workshop run by IVAR and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation in April. Read about the discussions and share your thoughts about grant reporting.
We have an exciting opportunity for a creative, analytical and driven individual to join our team as a Senior Researcher. This exciting and diverse role will suit someone with a track-record in research, an entrepreneurial mind-set and a passion for ensuring that research is useful and usable.
Community centred and asset based approaches to improving Health and Wellbeing - North East Event
On 13 March 2018 (9:00-16:00) please join us at the Community centred and asset based approaches to improving health and wellbeing – North East 4th annual event.
Building Health Partnerships - Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
On 20 February (13:00 – 16:30) BHP group BNSSG A Good Life in Old Age will hold their third partnership session. Please come along and help shape how the NHS engages with the voluntary sector and community organisations.
“Surviving a merger was the biggest test of my career"
Leah Swain, CEO of Community First Yorkshire, talks in the Guardian Voluntary Sector Network about her experience of leading Rural Action Yorkshire through a merger with North Yorkshire and York Forum.
New resource for voluntary and community organisations
Our Chair explains why we've launched a new area of our website designed specifically for the CEOs and trustees of small organisations in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.
Long game: Commonweal Housing's approach to learning and evaluation
Over the past 18 months Leila Baker, our Head of Research, has been working alongside Commonweal Housing to help them enhance the way they use learning and evaluation to inform their work on housing solutions for social injustice. She shares the thinking behind the approach they have developed.
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