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General Election 2024

Categories: GCVS News, Sector News and Support

Campaigning Guidance and Supporting People to Vote With the announcement that a General Election will be held on 4 July 2024, it's important to provide some guidance for organisations seeking... Read more

Free Funding Support for Environmental Projects

Categories: Climate Action, Funding and Income, GCVS News

A Guide for Glasgow Did you know you can get free funding support in Glasgow for your environmental project or climate-related work? Whether your plans are large or small, or... Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week

Categories: Policy and Engagement

Guest Blog Our Policy and Engagement team has been working with COPE Scotland, which specialises in tools and resources that support mental health and wellbeing. In a recent session, we worked with... Read more

Marketing Communications Opportunity Reopens

Categories: GCVS News

Could you benefit from free support with your marketing communications planning? We are pleased to partner with the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School for a third year to... Read more
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Introducing our New Website!

Categories: GCVS News

Learn how our new website is improving access to valuable support and explore new features and tools. At GCVS, we want our services to be easy to find, understand and... Read more

The New TSI Learning Portal

Categories: GCVS News, Sector News and Support

Running a community group, voluntary organisation, charity, or social enterprise is rewarding, but it isn’t always easy. Along with the practicalities of delivering your service, there are some core areas... Read more
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Update on Paid Work Placements

Categories: GCVS News, Workforce Development

GCVS is a proud partner in the Paid Work Placements programme, supporting Glasgow-based organisations to help people with barriers to employment.   Building valuable skills and experiences This month, the final... Read more
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Stress Awareness Month

Categories: HR and Health & Safety, Policy and Engagement, Sector News and Support

Working in the third sector can be stressful. However, we must find ways to reduce that stress or learn to minimise the impact where there is no easy solution. Join... Read more
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Cycling Support and Where to Access Help

Categories: Climate Action

Did you know you can get free cycling training to get comfortable on the roads? There’s also free maintenance training, cargo bike loans, and funding available to invest in equipment.... Read more
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The Reasons Members Join GCVS

Categories: GCVS News, Members

Have you considered becoming a GCVS member or wondered about the reasons others sign up? GCVS Chief Executive, Ian Bruce, tells us how he explains the benefits to groups and... Read more
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User Accounts on our Website

Categories: GCVS News

User Accounts on the GCVS website make it easier to access exclusive content or discounts that are available only to our Members, organisations operating in Glasgow City, and/or customers who... Read more
Latest Glasgow Wellbeing Fund Projects

Glasgow Wellbeing Fund awards £1.8 million to 202 projects

Categories: Funding and Income, GCVS News

GCVS has allocated awards totalling £1.8M to 202 organisations in Glasgow, supporting work that improves mental wellbeing. The charity, which supports the local voluntary sector, was again tasked to carry... Read more
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Martyn’s Law and What it Means for the Third Sector

Categories: HR and Health & Safety

The UK government is currently in the process of drafting a bill that will affect third-sector organisations and their premises. The draft Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill sets out the requirements that,... Read more

Children’s Mental Health Week 2024

Categories: Policy and Engagement

Hosted by national charity ‘Place2Be’, Children’s Mental Health Week launched in 2015 and takes place every February. This awareness-raising campaign aims to help equip and empower every child across the... Read more
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Health and Safety Performance Review

Categories: HR and Health & Safety

As we head towards the end of the financial year it is a good time to look at reviewing and auditing your Health and Safety Policies and Procedures. In this... Read more
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Transport: what can we do? 

Categories: Climate Action

This blog offers directions and resources for third sector organisations in Glasgow looking to reduce their transport emissions. How people get to you is part of your organisation’s carbon footprint.... Read more
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