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Arts Council England's £24 million small capital grants - Round 2 open

4th November, 2013

Arts Council England's small capital grants scheme is designed to benefit arts initiatives taking place in England, helping to make these projects more sustainable and resilient. The scheme forms part of a range of measures intended to help create a more sustainable, resilient and innovative arts sector.
Social value research

29th October, 2013

New research by the Third Sector Research Council (TSRC) has been published on the use of impact measurement tools by third sector organisations.
BME voice and influence report

29th October, 2013

Recent research by the Third Sector Research Council (TSRC) raises questions about the nature and coherence of a distinctive BME sector - if indeed it exists as such, and considers its voice and influence.
State of the nation

29th October, 2013

The legally-binding goal of ending child poverty by 2020 is likely to be missed by a considerable margin.
Reform of probation services

11th October, 2013

The Ministry of Justice is in the process of implementing an extensive programme of reform for the delivery of probation services which will see some services contracted out to the voluntary sector.