NCVO has recently launched a new Charity Governance Code. This has been produced to provide a clear set of governance standards which charities and their trustees can aspire to and work toward.
Do-it Trust, the charity behind Do-it.org, has joined forces with Vivo Technology, the skills and character-building platform, in the creation of a new social tech enterprise that will enable Do-it.org and Vivo to increase their impact and secure a long term future for the national volunteering database.
From 19 - 24 June it is Small Charity Week 2017.
From 1 - 7 June it is Volunteers' Week. Find out what's happening during the week to celebrate the enormous contribution which is made by volunteers throughout the UK.
Following the incident in Manchester last week, Wakefield Council has released a Community Briefing, which includes information on the International Terrorism Threat Level, which has changed from ‘Severe’ to ‘Critical’, which means ‘an attack is imminent’.
Hopeful Families programme to help families build hope in Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield.
Power to Change has published a guide for what could be up for grabs due to the General Election, that may help or hinder community business growth.
The Expert Patients Programme, delivered by Live Well Wakefield, offers self management courses on a variety of topics.
Volunteering Matters and the Local Government Association (LGA) have produced a report detailing the joint work between Public Health and the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE).
This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who have made a difference to the voluntary and community sector in Wakefield District. Here, women who have made a great contribution to the sector and the district share their stories.