York CVS's blog

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.

Reflections on Being a York CVS Trustee

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...

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Comoodle is coming to York!

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...

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Early thoughts from our new Chief Executive

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...

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Marketing On A Shoestring

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...

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