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Invite to tender for an evaluation of Comic Relief's Core Strength Initiative

I am sharing news that Comic Relief are looking to commission an evaluation of our Core Strength grants initiative<http://www.comicrelief.com/news/welcome-our-fantastic-grantees> in case you are either interested in submitting a proposal yourself or know of someone else ...

Alison Berks 22nd Jun 2017

Bppking Now for Study Day on Voluntary Action and the Fight for Heritage

<>Study day on Voluntary Action and the Fight for Heritage <>: 50 years of Conservation Areas, 1967-2017This study day is for all those interested in preserving the quality of life in the areas where they ...

Colin Rochester 14th Jun 2017

new book out - a gilded web?!

Dear all,We wanted to let you know that our book - which we talked about briefly at the 'Border crossings' seminar in Glasgow - is now out.It offers a critical analysis on contemporary civil society ...

Linda Milbourne 5th Jun 2017

VOLUNTAS: SPECIAL ISSUE: CALL FOR PAPERS

Message forwarded from Alex Murdoch Murdock (alex.murdock@lsbu.ac.uk<mailto:alex.murdock@lsbu.ac.uk>), with apologies for cross postingVOLUNTAS: SPECIAL ISSUE: CALL FOR PAPERS(deadline July 30 2017 for abstract - 250 words)Advancing theory and knowledge around food banks and related food insecurity ...

Angela Ellis Paine 1st Jun 2017

FW: Celebrating Volunteers Week with Voluntary Sector Review

From: Phylicia Ulibarri-Eglite [mailto:p.ulibarri-eglite@bristol.ac.uk]Sent: 01 June 2017 08:54To: VOL-SECTOR-STUDIES-NETWORK-request@jiscmail.ac.ukSubject: Celebrating Volunteers Week with Voluntary Sector Review*Apologies for cross-posting*Celebrating Volunteers WeekJune 1st – 7th[X]Celebrate Volunteers Week<http://volunteersweek.org/> with free content from Voluntary Sector Review<http://policypress.co.uk/journals/voluntary-sector-review>.Volunteers week<http://volunteersweek.org/> is an ...

Angela Ellis Paine 1st Jun 2017

Scholarship to study charities at UNSW Sydney

Hi there,An excellent PhD scholarship focused on any aspect of the charity sector or non-profit studies has been advertised. The Scholar will be based at the Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, with supervisors from ...

Natasha Cortis 30th May 2017

Invite to tender for an evaluation of Comic Relief's Tech V's Abuse Initiative

I am sharing news that Comic Relief are looking to commission an evaluation of our Tech Vs Abuse grants initiative<https://www.comicrelief.com/news/comic-relief-launches-tech-vs-abuse-initiative> in case you are either interested in submitting a proposal yourself or know of someone ...

Alison Berks 26th May 2017

Charity Law & Policy Unit, University of Liverpool Seminar to take place in London - 15 June 2017

Dear friends and colleagues,‘Trans-Atlantic Controversies in Charitable Lobbying’15 June 2017, 6pm-7pmDr Karen Atkinson and Dr Jennifer Sigafoos, Charity Law & Policy UnitI am pleased to invite you to attend our final seminar of this academic ...

Morris, Debra 25th May 2017

Support for Professor Kin-man Chan of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dear VSSN colleagues,Please consider signing this statement of support. The email was sent out through the International Society for Third-Sector Research.Thanks,JaneJane CullingworthPhD Research StudentUniversity of GlasgowFrom: Mark Sidel [mailto:mark.sidel@wisc.edu]Sent: 22 May 2017 22:27To: ISTR Listserv ...

Jane Cullingworth 24th May 2017

Upcoming CRESR Seminar: Voluntary sector policy entrepreneurs and the emergence of the social prescribing policy window

***With apologies for cross-posting/self-publicity***VSSN-ers may be interested in the following upcoming seminar at Sheffield Hallam UniversityVoluntary sector policy entrepreneurs and the emergence of the social prescribing policy windowChris Dayson & Ellen Bennett, CRESR, Sheffield Hallam ...

Dayson, Christopher 23rd May 2017