Posts by: Faiths Forum

Cyber security in charities

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published a report on Monday which concludes that charities lack skills and understanding about cybersecurity.  The report says that charities face many barriers when it comes to engaging with the issue, including competing priorities for time and resources, and staff not necessarily being equipped with the knowledge and skills… Read more

Charity Commission inquiry report reveals safeguarding failures

The Commission recently published its inquiry report into Manchester New Moston Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  As always with the Commission’s inquiry reports, it is useful to consider the ‘Issues for the wider sector’, some of the key points are: Charities which carry out activities with children or vulnerable adults, whether regular or otherwise, need to ensure that… Read more

The Reducing Isolation Fund

The London Community Foundation has launched the Reducing Isolation Fund. If you are a charity, voluntary or community group and you need funding for work to reduce isolation amongst older people and to increase the involvement of older people in their community this Fund may be suitable. The aim of the Fund is to support… Read more

How to get started with online fundraisers

The Foundation of Social Improvement (FSI) support the UK’s charity sector by providing training across the UK. Their webinar on how to get started with online fundraisers, focused on the following:  How to raise money successfully. The use of social media and how to use it to your advantage. The challenges faced when fundraising. How… Read more

London Community Foundation – Active Communities

The Active Communities grants scheme is provided by Sport England in partnership with the London Community Foundation to increase participation in sport and activity across communities in London and to get more inactive people active. The funding is also to support groups that harness sport and physical activity as a way to connect with their… Read more

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