Resources on the topic of Charity and voluntary sector

Review of the Charities Act 2006 – terms of reference

Terms of reference for the review of the Charities Act 2006, including background, aims, structure and scope.

Tue, 08/11/2011

Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd's open letter to the sector

Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd has set out the strategic framework for the programmes and work of the Office of Civil Society in an open letter to the sector.

Tue, 11/10/2011

European Year of Volunteering 2011 Tour – Coming to London October/November 2011

Information on the European Year of Volunteering 2011 tour event which takes place in central London from 28 October to 3 November 2011.

Tue, 30/08/2011

Big Lottery Fund - Consultation on proposed policy directions

This consultation is now closed.

Mon, 22/08/2011

The Road Ahead: A journey through public service reform for civil society organisations

Open letter by Nick Hurd entitled The Road Ahead: A journey through public service reform for civil society organisations

Fri, 22/07/2011

Open Public Services White Paper

The Open Public Services White Paper sets out how the Government will improve public services. By putting choice and control in the hands of individuals and neighbourhoods, public services will become more responsive to peoples’ needs.

Mon, 11/07/2011

Transition Fund: Third round awards

Full list of charities across England to have been awarded a total of £81million in the third wave of payouts from the £107million Transition Fund in order to help them prepare for new Big Society opportunities.

Mon, 13/06/2011

Giving White Paper

The Giving White Paper outlines new Big Society plans to make it easier and more attractive to give time and money to good causes.

Mon, 23/05/2011

Unshackling Good Neighbours

Report and accompanying press release of the Independent Task Force established to consider how to cut red tape for small charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.

Tue, 17/05/2011

Big Society Bank outline proposal

Outline proposal for a Big Society Bank presented by the Independent Advisers, Sir Ronald Cohen and Nick O’Donohoe and a letter from Francis Maude endorsing the proposals.

Mon, 09/05/2011

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