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by Lucia das Neves

Never has there been a more important moment for fundraisers to consider becoming a trustee. The Institute of Fundraising’s own recent research has highlighted the vital need for fundraising expertise on Boards.

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Using a computer
by Reach

Here are some reflections from a couple of skilled volunteers working at Reach, featured last month on the Guardian Witness Volunteers Week webpage…

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by Lucia das Neves

In 2015 we transformed Reach to a self-service and peer-to-peer operation. Read more about our achievements and our plans in our annual review 2015/16.

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Small Charity Week 2016 logo
by Lucia das Neves

During Small Charity Week, we are offering small charities a one-off telephone skilled volunteering Advisory Panel on Friday 17 June, Volunteering Day.

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The way ahead report cover
by Lucia das Neves

Here at Reach we understand the role digital solutions have to play in enabling civil society to expand its reach and respond to the needs of communities and individuals.

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by Janet Thorne

A Tribute to our much-valued volunteer Robin Gordon-Walker who died suddenly last month.

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by Janet Thorne

Is the stream of news articles illustrating how bad charity governance can be a fair picture of governance in the sector overall?

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Two people talking
by Bilwa Iyer

The Trusteeworks team have been out and about this January, talking about trusteeship and why it is such an important thing to do.

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by Robin Gordon-Walker

Thinking about something different for 2016? Robin explains why your New Year’s Resolution should be to volunteer and help a charity.

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A number seven
by Victoria Bunney

Victoria outlines the new functions on our website and how they can help you in your volunteer or role search.

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