New third sector event for Wales launched in response to 2016 events

gofod-3-brand-full1A brand new third sector event for Wales, gofod3, has been launched by Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA), in response to the historic social and political events of 2016 and to showcase the work of charities and voluntary groups across the country, worth an estimated £3.7bn to the Welsh economy.

Taking place on 7 March 2017 in Cardiff City Stadium, the inaugural gofod3 will have an exciting and busy schedule of speakers, debates, masterclasses and lively interactive exhibition space, with themes relating to fundraising, digital innovation, charity law, governance, and safeguarding, as well as the impact of Brexit. » Continue reading news item ... “New third sector event for Wales launched in response to 2016 events”

New bilingual version of quality assurance standard

The first bilingual edition of a well-established quality standard written by the third sector, for the third sector, was launched at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay, on 10th June.

The PQASSO quality standard can help organisations to ‘do things better’, and the launch features presentations from speakers whose organisations have previously achieved the standard.

‘PQASSO has been written by the sector, for the sector and is a tried and tested approach to quality management and is flexible enough that it can be used by organisations of all sizes, and we are delighted that we now have a version which is available in Welsh for the first time and which reflects the bilingual context in which organisations work,’ said Caroline Cook, NCVO’s PQASSO Programme Manager. » Continue reading news item ... “New bilingual version of quality assurance standard”