York CVS aims to provide support and essential services to the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in York. As part of this service, we would like to invite organisations and individuals to contribute to our blog, and we will occasionally highlight these articles in our monthly newsletter.
If you would like to contribute a blog article, you can get in touch by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Volunteering isn’t free? The realities of social action At York CVS we like to think, reflect and act. So we’re delighted to be working, with City of York Council, as an early partner on an exciting piece of development work, looking at the realities of creating...read more
City of York Council are setting their budget for next year and need your help. They want to hear your views. Read more below. Early in the New Year we will have to set the budget for the 2019/20 financial year and we want to hear from residents, businesses and...read more
Healthwatch York helps put people at the heart of health and social care services. One of the main things we do is listen to people about health and social care services in York. Earlier in the year we asked people what they would like us to look at this year. The...read more
York-based charity Activ8 are all about changing people’s lives. They are currently raising funds to buy a minibus, which will open up a world of choice for the most isolated people in and around York. It will enable them to bring people to their clubs, located across...read more
Tom Waring, Chief Executive Officer of St Nicks, spoke to us about his experience so far of being a York CVS Trustee. When did you become a trustee? I became a trustee this past year. As the Chief Executive at St Nicks Centre for Nature and Green Living, I’ve been up...read more
By the Jon Egging Trust The Jon Egging Trust (JET) was created in the memory of Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging who lost his life whilst completing a display with the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team at the Bournemouth Air Festival. Jon was an inspirational person and...read more
What is Comoodle? Comoodle is a free to use online platform that’s all about sharing stuff, skills and space to support great community projects. Built after winning a global innovation award from Bloomberg Philanthropies, it is now available to the people of York...read more
We had a chat with our new Chief Executive Alison Semmence in our courtyard, to see what she is thinking about York CVS so far. How you are feeling about the move? I am excited to be moving to York and joining York CVS. I've spent a few days meeting many of my new...read more
Tips For Creating A Marketing Plan With £0 Budget Got £0 to play with for your marketing planning? Here are some practical pointers to help you get cracking on less than a shoestring budget. Let’s start with a definition of what marketing is; Marketing is the...read more
Rising pressures on charities, both income shortages and rising demand for their services, mean they have to work smarter. How can marketing help? Ask a panel of leading national and regional charities how they are tackling the challenges and hear from Professor Ian...read more