CVS Intelligence Hub

The CVS Intelligence Hub is a repository of information and resources made available to the CVS membership. We have brought together reports, websites, toolkits and resources to help inform your work and wider knowledge of VCFS activity. 

We are continually adding to the Intelligence Hub as more information becomes available. If you have any suggestions for additional material for the Hub, please contact Suzanne Thomas at suzanne.thomas@cvsce.org.uk

Intelligence Category

COVID-19 and the Digital Divide (Centre for Ageing Better) July 2021

The Centre for Ageing Better commissioned Citizens Online, a digital skills and inclusion charity, to conduct a research project to understand more about the effect of COVID-19 on digital skills and...

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National Charity Information, Digital

Respond, Recover, Reset: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion during the pandemic (July 2021) NCVO

This report is intended as a COVID-19 voluntary sector impact barometer and the project is led by Nottingham Trent University, NCVO and Sheffield Hallam University. The purpose of the monthly...

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National Charity Information, National Volunteering Information

Charity Commission: Customer Survey 2020

This report presents the findings of independent research into charities’ views on the service they received from the Charity Commission. Headlines 69% of customers who responded said the...

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National Charity Information

Charity Commission: Trustees' experience of their role (2021)

Annual Charity Commission research on what trustees think about their duties and public expectations, undertaken in Spring 2021. Trustee research headlines The impact of the pandemic on...

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National Charity Information, Governance, Trustees

Charity Commission: Public trust in charities research (2021)

Annual Charity Commission research on public trust in charities and what trustees think about their duties and public expectations. This report covers: What charities mean to the public The...

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National Charity Information, Governance, Trustees

The Charity Digital Skills Report (2021)

Report written by Zoe Amar and the Skills Platform. When we went into lockdown in March 2020, charities adapted by offering online services, growing digital fundraising and working remotely. We saw...

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National Charity Information, Digital

UK Community Foundations: Coronavirus Recovery Report (2021)

This new report examines the impact of the pandemic on local Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations (VCSOs) and the communities they are based in. It looks at the practical steps that funders...

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National Charity Information, National Volunteering Information, Crisis Support

NCVO: Involving Volunteers Resource Toolkit (2021)

NCVO (National Council of Voluntary Organisations) have launched "Involving volunteers" content for step-by-step guidance on managing volunteers. Full of practical tips and resources, this guidance...

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National Volunteering Information

Lloyds Bank Foundation: Communication, Press and Influencing Toolkit

This Communications, Press and Influencing toolkit provides a detailed overview of storytelling from a charity perspective and is designed for use by people of all levels of experience or prior...

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National Charity Information

NAVCA: Levelling up - the view from local infrastructure (June 2021)

NAVCA has brought together intelligence and information from members into a set of thoughts and recommendations on what levelling up could and should look like and sent them to Neil O'Brien MP - who...

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National Charity Information, National Volunteering Information, Campaigning & Lobbying

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