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. 

Topics of general interest are grouped within the following categories:

  • National volunteering information
  • National charity information and publications
  • North West VCFS data
  • Cheshire East information
  • Impact measurement
  • Brexit

We also have a range of resources covering specialist topics including:

  • Addiction 
  • BAME 
  • Campaigning and lobbying
  • Crisis support
  • Learning disabilities
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Physical disabilities
  • Prisoners and ex-offenders
  • Social prescribing
  • Young people’s mental health

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

Catalyst: Charity Digital Journeys report (2020)

This report was written by Nissa Ramsay, of Think Social Tech. The research was supported by Catalyst. It sets out the common stages and components of a charity digital journey, highlighting the...

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National Charity Information, Digital

Carnegie Trust: Learning from Lockdown: 12 steps to eliminate digital exclusion (2020)

The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve the lives of people throughout the UK and Ireland, by changing minds through influencing policy, and by changing lives through innovative practice and...

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National Charity Information, Digital

Mobilising Volunteers Effectively: Lessons learned from lockdown Report 1 (2020)

The MoVE project is a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, Hull and Leeds. Over the course of 18 months, the research examines how to understand, scale and maximise the effectiveness...

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National Charity Information, National Volunteering Information, Crisis Support

Safer Cheshire East Partnership: Strategic plan 2019-21

Safer Cheshire East Partnership (SCEP), brings partners together to provide strategic leadership to reduce crime, protect our communities from crime and help people to feel safer. Community Safety...

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Cheshire East Information

Institute of Fundraising: Impact of COVID-19 on the charity sector briefing (March 2020)

The Institute of Fundraising published their findings on the impact of coronavirus on the charity sector in March 2020. This briefing presents the key findings from a survey that was run by the...

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National Charity Information, National Volunteering Information, Crisis Support

NCVO: The impact of COVID-19 on the Voluntary Sector (May 2020)

NCVO published this report in May 2020. The report covers: Key points How charities are responding to COVID-19 Financial impact on charities How existing business measures are...

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National Charity Information, National Volunteering Information, Crisis Support

NHS Digital Inclusion Guide (Revised 2019)

The NHS has produced a guide to help healthcare providers, commissioners and designers ensure that services delivered digitally are as inclusive as possible, to help meet the needs of all sections of...

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National Charity Information, Digital

The Kruger Report: Levelling up our communities (2020)

From the Press Release about the report: "In June the Prime Minister asked Danny Kruger (Conservative MP for the Devizes constituency) for proposals to sustain the community spirit we saw during the...

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National Charity Information, Crisis Support

Cheshire East Partnership: Five Year Plan 2019 - 2024

The Cheshire East Partnership have published a Five Year Plan detailing their aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the Cheshire East population. The Partnership consists of an alliance of...

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Cheshire East Information

Stronger charities for a stronger society (2017) House of Lords Select Committee on Charities

This House of Lords Select Committee report on The Future of Charities was published in 2017: "Charities are the eyes, ears and conscience of society. They mobilise, they provide, they inspire, they...

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National Charity Information

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