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Help Your Wellbeing During Lockdown By Helping Your Community!

  Next week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Many individual’s mental health will have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 lockdown, and people may require new ways to maintain their wellbeing. Charities are also struggling during this time, but are still...

What might be the longer term impact of COVID-19 on your charity?

  At some point, life will resume a level of normality. When this happens, what do you think the impact of COVID-19 will be on your organisation?This situation has had a hugely terrible impact on multiple organisations and groups across the third sector; It's...

advantage: Free HR Phone Advice

  Do you need quick advice about a people issue?Populo, a social enterprise run by Sonia Wilson, helps small charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups with any employment issues that may affect them. How Populo can helpIn May 2020, every Wednesday...

Important Social Media Hashtags, Campaigns & Resources

  These are difficult times to live in... Staying home all day in order to isolate yourself from people can have a big impact on your physical and mental health. If you seem to be spending all of your time these days on social media, scrolling through a seemingly...

How to Fundraise & Help Support Local Charities From Home

  We hope you've all had a lovely nice long Easter Weekend! (With lots of chocolate Easter Eggs and treats!🐰🥚🍫)Despite the lock-down, work for the charity sector still goes on, although mostly remotely, with many charities, especially small and local charities,...

involve’s COVID-19 Community Response

  involve’s COVID-19 Community ResponseApril 2020 Update: Please see the new pages of resources on our website: involve.community/COVID-19As the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic heightens, we and other voluntary sector organisations are taking various...

advantage: Five steps along the road to better buying…

  Advantage Scheme: BSA4Charity Buying Group Mat oper fro SA4Charity Buying Grou as written an article below which offers some simple step our charit an take to reduce total costs and free up revenues. To find out more about how BSA4Charity Buying Group...

Befriending Scheme Closure & Changes

  For nearly 10 years now involve Community Services have been delivering a Befriending scheme across Bracknell Forest. This project has consistently received funding from Bracknell Forest Council with an additional contribution each year from Silva Homes and we...

AWARE Campaign: Domestic Abuse

  How does domestic abuse affect children? If you have been experiencing domestic abuse you will probably have tried to protect your child(ren) from it as much as you can. However in many families where there is domestic abuse going on, the children are aware of...

AWARE Campaign: County Lines

    County Line s a term that is becoming more familiar as it features on news bulletins, appears in Sunday supplements and is the subject of TV Documentaries. Now widely used, it was initially police jargon to describe the practice of criminal gangs...

New Year, New 2020 Funding Training Programme

    Amongst your 2020 resolutions make some time for your (professional) self! There are an overwhelming amount of conferences, workshops, consulting, e-books an ourse vailable for charity, community and voluntary sector workers and supporters. Make an...

2019 Christmas Advent Calendar: Fundraising Tips

    Merry Christmas!! We hope you’re all having a lovely time during this festive season; everyone in the Voluntary & Community Sector has worked so hard in 2019! Let’s all try and work even harder in 2020 to make sure we keep developing and improving...

Community Navigation: Winter Pressures

    involve has secured some short term funding to trial an expansion of the Community Navigation scheme. Community Navigation is all about signposting. We can provide information to people (professionals and the public) about services, charities, groups...

Befriending Week

    Every year, Befriending Week is celebrated from 1-7 November. This is a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness about the positive impact befriending makes in communities and in people’s lives and invite your befriendees, befrienders, staff-members,...

Competition: Win a Trustee for Your Charity

    It's Trustees' Week from the 4th - 8t ovember. Registered Charities across the Thames Valley are invited to involve's recruitment giveaway which will be ongoing throughout November. inTRUSTe s a trustee recruitment service provided...

Diverse News From the For-Profit World

    No doubt, all of us in the charity sector spend all our time reading the Harvard Business Review. Or maybe we don’t. But there have been interesting articles about diversity in teams, on corporate boards and in for-profit companies that resonated with us...

The Bracknell Volunteer Pool

    Could you make a difference in your community? If everyone took small positive actions, it would add up to make such a huge difference! At involve, we want to encourage more people to ‘Dive In’ and get involved on their own terms! If you don’t have time...

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