ACEVO and V4CE launch survey to investigate racism within charity sector

ACEVO and Voice4Change England have launched a new survey to investigate the occurrence of racism within the charity sector.

The survey comes as part of the joint project ‘Making diversity count in the charity sector’, which was launched by the organisations earlier this year.

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Snowdonia charity given £3m to expand across UK

The Outdoor Partnership, a charity that promotes outdoor pursuits in Snowdonia, has been granted just £3m from The National Lottery Community Fund to expand its activities across the UK.

The charity offers equipment and qualifications in outdoor activities such as climbing and kayaking to help people who live in Snowdonia find jobs in outdoor activities.

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Baroness Barran appointed new charities minister

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