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Glittering night celebrates Sheffield’s quiet community heroes

30th November 2018

Fare Share Yorkshire’s commitment to turning surplus food destined for landfill into home cooked meals for vulnerable people, saw them crowned the Champions of the Voluntary Sector, in a glittering awards ceremony at the University’s Octagon Centre on 22nd November. Fare Share Yorkshire was just one of the local volunteer and community organisations honoured for…

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Finance matters! Your quick guide to financial reporting requirements

20th November 2018

Did you know there are a variety of financial reporting requirements for charities, depending on your governing document and size of organisation?

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VAS Impact Report 2017-18

8th November 2018

    What a year it has been! We are delighted to share our  Impact Report for 2017-18 together with our audited accounts for 2017-18. The impact report and financial overview are an at-a-glance guide to the services we provide, with case studies on the impact achieved with organisations, groups and people. You can read…

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Civil Society Strategy published

13th August 2018

Government has published its strategy for a civil society, setting out how it will work with and for civil society in the long-term to create a country that works for everyone.  It includes commitments to: Unlock £20 million from inactive charitable trusts Launch an ‘Innovation in Democracy’ pilot scheme to trial ways for people to…

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Young cancer patients to show off their talent in an art show

31st July 2018

The artwork of eight children and young people who are, or have been treated for cancer in Sheffield, will be going on display as part of CLIC Sargent’s Art Show 2018 at Sheffield’s The Circle gallery. The show was inspired by 23-year-old Josh Ward, who sadly passed away from cancer, in February this year. The…

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Sheffield Gift Card

31st July 2018

A city centre gift card scheme has been launched by Sheffield’s Business Improvement District (BID). The Sheffield Gift Card can be used at participating businesses in Sheffield city centre. The card works in the same way to a store gift card but can be redeemed at a wide range of retailers, restaurants, leisure and entertainment…

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NHS 70 Beacon Area Sheffield – “Call to Action”

19th July 2018

Do you have volunteers that are aged between 10 and 20 years who are involved in youth social action in health and care? If yes, then join the campaign. Sheffield has been chosen as one of 7 Beacon Areas nationally to showcase youth social action in health and care as part of the NHS70th birthday…

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Benefit Mythbuster  – factchecking myths about universal credit

19th July 2018

Benefit Mythbuster is a new online web tool designed to help address commonly held myths and misconceptions about universal credit. People can choose from three options – ‘Starting a New Claim’, ‘Managing your Claim’, and ‘Solving Problems’  to find out more about their rights, including information on job search, the claimant commitment, in-work conditionality, sanctions,…

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New Grant Programme To Fund Website Redevelopment For Small Charities

19th July 2018

The Transform Foundation has announced the launch of a new funding programme designed to fund the development of new websites for small charities with incomes below £350k who are not eligible for their main Website Grant. With the success of their Website Grant for charities with incomes above £350k, there has been consistent demand from…

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Delivering Integrated Care for all – Systems Leadership for future Health & Social care sustainability

17th July 2018

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Collegiate Campus, Sheffield, 18 September 2018 You are invited to take part in an event designed to brief health professionals on crucial developments in health policy, which will impact all health and social care organisations in England. This dynamic one-day conference may challenge everything you know about the delivery of…

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