BT and KPMG today joined the Government in leading the way to get more professionals using their skills to support charities and voluntary groups. The businesses welcomed the first ever cross Civil Service volunteering initiative that will encourage hundreds of thousands of professionals to volunteer at least one day each year which was announced today by Minister for the Cabinet Office.
The Prime Minister will today personally head up a new search for pioneering teenagers to sign up for National Citizen Service in 2011.
The first payments from the £100m Transition Fund that will provide vital support to charities have been announced today by Francis Maude and Nick Hurd.
Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude and Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd have unveiled a new strategy to grow the social investment market giving charities and social enterprises access to new, potentially multi-billion pound, capital.
The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) is recruiting for the senior posts of UK Chair and England Committee Chair.
The Biddick Hall Community Focus Group – a project that has transformed the community through local action on health, crime, employment and activities for young people is the latest winner of the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award.
A new service has launched to help volunteers, community groups and social enterprises overcome bureaucracy and get things done in their neighbourhood.
Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has visited a groundbreaking social enterprise at Leatherhead Community Hospital in Surrey, in the context of the Big Society.
Francis Maude and Nick Hurd have written to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors asking them to contribute their ideas to help reduce the deficit.
The second wave of the National Survey of Charities and Social Enterprises has been launched giving charities, social enterprises and voluntary and community groups an opportunity to have their voices heard.