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On Local Charities Day (16 December 2016) VAL took the opportunity to launch a month-long campaign highlighting the work and some of the challenges faced by Lewisham charities. Joanne Roberts shares how we did it, to help prompt ideas for your own mini-campaigns


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National hate crime awareness week 2016 is Saturday 8 - Saturday 15 October.

Grants from the public sector now make up only 5.5% of charity sector income, a decline of over 60% since 2004 (NCVO, Civil Society Almanac 2015).


New rules outlined by the government mean charities will be banned from using government grants for campaigns to pressure ministers to change policies. 

NCVO and ACEVO are warning of a potential threat to Big Lottery Fund as part of tomorrow's spending review.

If you're frustrated by what Withers solicitors, trustees and advice workers see as a loss of essential information and difficult navigation in the new Charity Commission website, then this is your opportunity to make yo

When the Labour government diverted £425 million from the Big Lottery Fund to help finance the ballooning Olympics budget in 2007, charities and many MPs were outraged. The government pledged to repay the debt after the Olympics from the sale of Olympics assets – a pledge subsequently reaffirmed by the Coalition.

Children England has launched a campaign calling on the next government to put children at the heart of all its policies and decisions.