Following last week’s publication of the DCMS Committee Inquiry Report, my thoughts turn to the Suffolk picture including that of our own charity – Community Action Suffolk (CAS).CAS exists to ensure the sector, and its volunteers, is supported, safe … Read Article about The Right to Survive?
CHIEF EXECUTIVE BLOG - CHRIS ON COVID 19 AND THE CHANGING FACE OF VOLUNTEERING In just six short weeks, such a huge amount has changed in how we live and view our lives. I doubt any of us will emerge from this chapter without an altered … Read Article about Chief Executive – May Blog
Volunteer Suffolk bulletin is highlighting organisations and groups who are currently looking for volunteers, majority in response to Covid-19. Please bear in mind that volunteer opportunities are changing continuously. We know that many of you … Read Article about Latest Volunteer Suffolk Bulletin
Chief Executive Blog - Chris on Covid 19 Community Response It has always felt something of a privilege to me, to get to work in a sector which day on day, evidences the incredible ways in which people help and support each other. And now, as … Read Article about Chief Executive April Blog
In these uncertain times amid the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus, we recognise that many organisations in the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector are having to make some difficult decisions about the services they offer and … Read Article about COVID-19 Survey For VCSE Organisations
As we continue to navigate our way through the uncertainty and difficulties that Covid-19 (also known as Coronavirus) is bringing to the UK, we understand the concerns that our network members are telling us. National guidance feels like it is … Read Article about Covid-19: Resources, Tips and Information for VCSE organisations in Suffolk
COMMUNITY Action Suffolk has appointed Suffolk businessman Kevin Ward to the role of Chair of Trustees. Kevin, Director and Co-owner of Conatus Financing Solutions and Conatus Bookkeeping, is a former corporate banker and holds a number of other … Read Article about Suffolk Businessman Appointed Chair of Trustees
Chief Executive Blog - Chris on Funding At the time of writing, we’re on countdown to our first ever Suffolk-wide Fundraising Conference. We’ve an exceptional line-up of speakers, bringing experiences and expertise from a national arena, from … Read Article about Chief Executive March Blog
Community Businesses This post, will be first in a series looking at social investment and community businesses. Firstly, a bit about language; An organisation does not need to identify as community business in order to use social … Read Article about Community Businesses
(update 13 January 2016) Community Action Suffolk is pleased to be working in partnership with Suffolk Coasts and Heaths Areas of Natural Beauty (AONB), Wild Days and destination marketing organisation (DMO) in a joint project which is promoting … Read Article about Are you passionate about wildlife and Suffolk? This could be a job for you!
Do you need help with funding for a new community project? Suffolk Coastal District Council is pleased to announce that the second round of the Capital and Revenue Grants programme for 2015/16 is now open and is inviting organisations to … Read Article about Suffolk Coastal communities urged to apply for funding
Chief Executive Blog - Chris on Digital Skills From the government, to the classroom teacher, everyone agrees that digital skills are vital for our future. Whether you’re a child setting out on your education pathway, a university graduate … Read Article about Chief Executive February Blog
The ACRE Network needs your help with a crucial census. Carried out once every ten years the survey will provide up to date information about halls and the social and economic impact they deliver for their communities. This information is … Read Article about National Village and Community Hall Survey
Forthcoming events: Learning Lunches are a valuable opportunity to informally network with colleagues across the voluntary sector and to hear from some guest speakers who are experts in their field. These events are hosted by some special venues … Read Article about Learning Lunch – Maximising Charity Property Assets: Top tips on business leases – 27th Feb 2020