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How is Welsh youth volunteering doing?

GwirVol, the Welsh youth volunteering organisation, is running a survey to see how it is doing on support and communication with young volunteers in Wales.

There are two separate questionnaires, the first for young people to complete (at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GVYR15) and a second for organisations at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GVYRORG15.

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Public attitudes on charity pay, campaigning, transparency

The report ‘Having their say: what the public likes and dislikes about charities’ is the third paper of a series from New Philanthropy Capital, examining public attitudes polling conducted by Ipsos MORI. This time looking in more detail, it looks at the more controversial issues around perceived political campaigning, the pay of senior charity staff, and transparency.

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Trends with social economy and pervasive digitisation

A Philantopic discussion article ‘Social Sector Still Lags Far Behind the Future of Big Data’ leads with an extract from an annual forecast from American social economy scholar Lucy Bernholz:

From now on, we’ll be looking at the structures of the social economy in the context of pervasive digitization. This is not about gadgets; it’s about complicated (and fundamental) ideas like free association, expression, and privacy in the world of digital data and infrastructure.

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