Volunteering platform Social Good Connect went live in May 2020, just as the working world went virtual. Founder Caroline McKenna shares her experiences and advice on recruiting, building and inspiring her 10-strong team entirely remotely.
STARS OF SEWF2020: Makesense co-founder Christian Vanizette on growing its weekly volunteer base from 50 to 1,000 under Covid – and why the Social Enterprise World Forum is a chance to ‘recharge each other’s batteries of hope’.
The Scottish government is among those announcing new funding this week, as it unveils early details of support for charities and social enterprises – but Westminster is yet to reassure the wider UK charity sector of its support.
Dot Dot Dot allows people to live affordably as property guardians while volunteering in the local area. Founder and WISE100 leader Katharine Hibbert on changing career, managing stress, and what she learned from hitchhiking.
Two new social impact bonds have been launched in the states of South Carolina and Connecticut in the US, students prepare to mobilise for social causes in the UK and USAID backs the Miller Centre for Social Entrepreneurship.
This week the 31st annual Volunteers’ Week aims to encourage millions of people across the UK to give up some of their time in the name of social impact. Code Club's Sarah Sheerman Chase offers her top tips on engaging volunteers online.
Recommendations to simplify and clarify the legal framework for social investment by charities have been broadly welcomed by the UK civil society sector. NCVO's Andrew O'Brien analyses the Law Commission's report.