Qubit To Power British Heart Foundation’s Journey To Personalisation

The British Heart Foundation, the single biggest funder of cardiovascular research in the UK, has chosen Qubit, the leader in delivering highly persuasive personalisation at scale, to provide a more personalised experience for their website visitors.

The charity will use Qubit’s technology to drive volunteer sign ups, increase donations, and make it easier for visitors to access the right content. This will include tailoring the website’s wealth of online resources and information to the needs of each visitor, ensuring they can find what they need more quickly – whether they be patients, carers, relatives or researchers. » Continue reading news item ... “Qubit To Power British Heart Foundation’s Journey To Personalisation”

Research reveals volunteering enhances young people’s skills, increases employability

New research from the Lloyds Scholars Programme reveals the outstanding impact that volunteering is having on young people including developing skills, becoming more employable and feeling good about their social impact.

Lloyds Scholars is Lloyds Banking Group’s award-winning social mobility programme that is having a positive impact on employability for over 600 students from lower income households. Lloyds Scholars offers talented undergraduates at its nine partner universities financial support, paid internships, professional mentoring and a wealth of opportunities to develop their employability skills. » Continue reading news item ... “Research reveals volunteering enhances young people’s skills, increases employability”

UNW approved as a Big Potential provider

North East chartered accountants and business advisors UNW is urging VCSEs to get in touch after being accredited as a Big Potential provider.

Launched in 2014, the £10m fund is aimed at eligible voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs) to improve their sustainability, capacity and scale and help them deliver greater social impact for communities across England.

Depending on their specific needs, applicants can take either the Big Potential Breakthrough or Advanced route, and a grant from the fund will help VCSEs get specialist and tailored support to become investment ready. » Continue reading news item ... “UNW approved as a Big Potential provider”

Research into third sector ‘can help shape charity communications’, says Public Knowledge

New research into the third sector by a North East-based market research company is to support the way charities interact with their supporters to help alleviate criticism in the industry.

A report by Public Knowledge, a North East-based market research company, found that 20% of people felt overwhelmed and under pressure from the level of unsolicited contact from charities, while 39% felt that charities spend too much on their communications. » Continue reading news item ... “Research into third sector ‘can help shape charity communications’, says Public Knowledge”

Enhancing Community Transport

Community transport is fast becoming the backbone of local communities. The transport services mobilise and engage communities and meet the needs of people who do not have easy access to cars, taxis, busses and other forms of transport. The services usually cater for taking disabled people to work, children to school, sick people to healthcare appointments as well as to shops and clubs. Community transport is a safe, accessible, cost effective. » Continue reading news item ... “Enhancing Community Transport”

HARCVS launch innovative new volunteering directory

Designed with volunteers and volunteer managers in mind HARCVS are thrilled to announce the launch of the new Harrogate District Volunteering Directory (www.harcvs.org.uk/volunteer/opportunities)

The new platform was designed in consultation with volunteer managers and took over a year to develop. The service is free of charge and open to all local and national charities who wish to recruit volunteers in the Harrogate District. » Continue reading news item ... “HARCVS launch innovative new volunteering directory”