Final VolResource newsletter

The final edition of the VolResource newsletter has been sent out.

Update

A special mailing for all subscribers has also gone out (12th January 2017), giving details of possible replacement publications you might like to sign up for, and other alternative sources. Community Matters Yorkshire has started a Voluntary Updates newsletter, twice a month, to fill the gap. The first issue can be seen here.

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Good and bad news on charity advocacy and campaigning

The government’s Cabinet Office has come up with a replacement to the ‘anti-advocacy’ clause for grant agreements which was proposed earlier this year.

These standards will be adopted by all departments to make sure that taxpayers’ money, awarded through government grants, is properly agreed and spent.

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Using audio to tell the charity story

The charity communications body CharityComms has a new article ‘The podcast comeback: three charities tapping into the trend‘.

The three organisations featured appear to be relatively large, and it would be interesting to hear about those with more limited resources making a good shout of it. A quick read and a longer listen may give some useful tips, though.

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