Third Sector Blogs
Blogs from voluntary sector experts and leading practitioners, including John O'Brien, Lucy Sweetman, Peter Wanless, Rob Jackson, and the Third Sector editorial team.
Latest Blog Posts
Hurd’s £40m fund is welcome, but the devil is in the detail
I was quick to welcome the announcement by Nick Hurd MP that the...
What I learnt as a food bank volunteer
Terry Walker, 45, is a drugs councillor. Reliable, decent and hard working; he is...
Charities are missing out on brilliant staff
Since launching Charityworks in 2009, there are two conversations I’ve had so many times...
Beware the social investment buzz
In the course of delivering workshops to voluntary organisations on various topics related...
Joined-up volunteer finder services are the way forward
I was encouraged to read in Third Sector recently that the Small Charities...
Don’t listen to social media ‘gurus’ – do what’s right for you
There is a lot of hype and a lot of discussion around...
Tackling poverty: how can funders help?
The debate around the nature of poverty in the UK is becoming...
Drawing inspiration from Jane Bardsley
Jane Bardsley, head of major giving at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, lost her...
Time to give the Charity Commission a cuddle?
Sam Burne James
It didn’t take me long in this job to realise one thing I...
Was my dry January for the wrong cause?
It wasn’t hard, but I’m glad it’s over: that’s the best summary...
What exactly do we want from Westminster?
Last month I cautioned that we need to be careful what we wish...
Is there really a problem with charities?
The past few days have been a puzzling and somewhat enraging time to be...
Knowing when the time is right to step down
For some reason I’ve been thinking about babies recently. I’m reaching that time when...
My family’s experience of the Plymouth Brethren
Many years ago relatives of mine were in the Plymouth Brethren, gradually moving from...
Power and influence in the charity workplace
When most people think of power in an organisation they usually think of the...
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- Office for Civil Society consults on £40m fund to stop organisations closing
- British Pregnancy Advisory Service fined £200,000 after hacker accessed information
- Barnardo's trustees look into allegations against incoming chief Javed Khan
- Grayling attack on campaigning 'shows lack of understanding of the sector'
- Cabinet Office awards grant to Charityworks to develop sector talent
- Muslim charity event at Legoland cancelled after threats from far-right groups
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Third Sector Insight
Predicting Future Donor Behaviour to Maximise Funds (Document)
The majority of traditional charity donors are ...
A Digital Face-to-Face Revolution (Document)
Face-to-face fundraising is without doubt the m...
UK Corporate Citizenship In The 21st Century (Document)
This expert report asks 'What role should ...