Worry has surfaced throughout the sector about inflation and how it will impact charities. Click here to read the full article.

Is inflation affecting your charity? Have your say and fill in this short survey by The Civil Society Group. They will use this information to advocate to government and to provide support to the voluntary sector. We would be very grateful if you could complete the survey by Friday 24 June, and circulate it to any other charities that you work with.

Click here to get your voice heard.


The Chartered Institute of Fundraising, the Law Family Commission run by Pro Bono Economics, and Fundraising Everywhere have pulled together to launch a digital fundraising survey. Click here to have your say.

100 funders are listening: How can we reduce the wasted time, effort and stress of fundraising and funding relationships? The Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) are asking grant applicants to spend 15 minutes answering a survey to understand how 100 Open and Trusting grantmakers can improve your funding experience. What changes could funders make, and which of these matters most? The survey takes 10-15 minutes, and you’ll have the chance to win one of 10 prizes of £100 for your organisation. 

 IVAR will also host the Twitter @CharityHourUK (#CharityHour) on Wednesday 25th May, 8pm – 9pm to talk about the funding experience with charities. Please join us to share why #HowYouFundMatters.  

The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has launched an 18-month Strategy Renewal process that will shape how it supports people and communities to prosper and thrive in the future. The process is starting with a six-week anonymous survey which will enable diverse communities from across the UK to join in conversations about their hopes and ambitions and the challenges they face, as well as sharing their views on the best ways lottery funding might support their communities. The input gained will help shape how the NLCF invests in communities going forward as well as the wider support it offers. Full details along with the survey can be found on the NLCF website.National Lottery Community Fund Begins Review on Future Community Support (UK)

The NHS and its partners in North West London want to know more about the care and support delivered by our community-based specialist palliative care services (or End of Life care) for adults (18+). Find out more about our project

By Community-based Specialist Palliative Care (CSPC), we are a referring to specialist level of palliative care that is delivered in a setting that is not within a hospital or a GP surgery, but rather in a patient’s own home, a care home, a hospice and a community hospital or centre.  Examples of these types of care services include – hospice bedded inpatient care, Hospice day and outpatient services, care at a Nursing Home, community specialist palliative care nursing team providing care and support in the home, Hospice@home service.

We want to know what is important to you and what needs to improve to ensure we deliver high quality care and excellent patient and family/ carer experience through these services.

How to get involved:

Hammersmith & Fulham Borough Public Engagement Event due on 11th May from 6:30pm to 8pm

About this event

This event is especially aimed at local people from Hammersmith and Fulham as we want make sure their voice is heard as we look to develop services for adults that meet all of our diverse communities needs and provide high quality care and good patient experience when they are on their journey to the end of their life. Your feedback will play an important part in helping us make sure our services meet your needs.

Join us and have you’re say on what we need to do to improve this service for people in H&F. Click here to register

Online Survey

To help us shape end of life care please complete our Online Survey:

Long survey for those with experience of community-based specialist palliative careCommunity-based specialist palliative care – full survey (jotform.com)

A short online survey for those with no experience of community based specialist palliative care.- https://form.jotform.com/213391249977367

Small-scale survey, by clicking on this link –  https://form.jotform.com/220603723913348

Email us

If you would like any further information please email nhsnwlccg.endoflife@nhs.net

As we move into a world where most legal restrictions to control the spread of Covid-19 have been lifted, we are all having to again develop new ways of working to adjust to this next ‘new normal’. As NCVO, Nottingham Trent University and Sheffield Hallam University approach the final few rounds of their survey, they are hoping to capture what this experience is like for organisations like yours. Find out more.

Chances are that most people will know of a person who has experienced domestic violence and domestic abuse during a lifetime. This is made more alarming from recent high profile cases in the media.

The United Nations define Domestic Abuse as ‘Domestic abuse, also called “domestic violence” or “intimate partner violence”, can be defined as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Abuse is physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person. This includes any behaviors that frighten, intimidate, terrorize, manipulate, hurt, humiliate, blame, injure, or wound someone. Domestic abuse can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender. It can occur within a range of relationships including couples who are married, living together or dating. Domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels. Read on for further information, useful links and the H&F survey.


Every year, The Sheila McKechnie foundation campaigners asks campaigners what’s going on in their world.

Whether you’re big and national or small and local, employed, freelance or volunteer – share your experience!

The survey is open until 12 November and you can click here for more info and to complete the survey.



The Bill aims to amend and supplement existing law applying to organisations that engage in issue-based campaigning and advocacy work. Bates Wells have written about the key changes, click here to read the article.

The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO), Bond, Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI), National Council of Voluntary organisations (NCVO), Small Charities Coalition (SCC) and Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) are working together to look at some of the potential impact of the new Elections Bill. Complete the survey here.


Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust are conducting a survey to better understand how the coronavirus and the restrictions necessary to prevent its spread are impacting on our day to day lifestyle. They hope to find what is helpful for people during this time and what may be causing some people to be affected more than others in terms of their wellbeing. If you have a few minutes, the survey is here.