Entries by Ben Pitt

Lessons from the Pandemic – report

In September 2020 Support Cambridgeshire was commissioned to carry out some research into how the voluntary sector and statutory partners have responded to Covid-19. As part of this we talked with: 19 groups made up from a range of county-wide, small and newly formed community groups and charities; representatives from six district/city Covid-response hubs and….

Trustee Vacancies at Cambridgeshire Community Foundation

Cambridgeshire Community Foundation (CCF) is the local funding body for our county, administering grants for a range of organisations from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Innovate and Cultivate fund and Amey Community Fund to the  Microsoft Research Limited Fund. Its mission is to Actively inspire philanthropy and increase permanent resources for the county of Cambridgeshire Invest in….

Measuring the Impact

As Covid-19 raced around the globe and overwhelmed our communities, the three organisations that form the Support Cambridgeshire partnership – like so many others – have had to make some big adjustments to respond to changing needs and practices. Our face-to-face events were all cancelled but people and organisations in the voluntary, community and social….

Meet the Funders Webinar

Watch our webinar with Fiona from the National Lottery Community Fund and Bridget and Michael from Cambridgeshire Community Foundation, talking about the changing face of funding in the Covid and post-Covid world.

Coronavirus – Support Materials

Our round-up of resources for community and voluntary organisations Advice for Community Groups Community and voluntary organisations are on the front line supporting our local communities. COVID-19 is presenting big challenges, but also opportunities to step up and support these communities. Hunt Forum has created a range of support materials that can be found here. ….

Coronavirus – Funding

The charity sector has a vital role to play in responding to the Covid-19 crisis. Below is our guide to funding projects to support people in need, plus funds to keep your organisation afloat at this difficult time. Funding News £750m Government Support for UK Charity Sector On 8 April Rishi Sunak, chancellor of the….