• Why collaboration needs to be on the radar for the charity sector

    By Ron Moody According to the latest Charity Commission figures, there are currently more than 183,000 charities operating in England and Wales, collectively spending almost £60 billion a year on good causes. A growing number of people, including senior figures within the third sector, are starting to feel the market is becoming crowded. Wherever you […]

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  • Connect Assist offers free consultancy to deserving charity

    To celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we are offering five days of expert consultancy to a deserving charity in partnership with the NCVO.   The service, which is worth over £5,000, will provide the deserving charity with a tailor-made programme to support their chosen project.   It will include an exploration and assessment stage, allowing the […]

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  • Connect Assist heads ActionAid’s supporter care review

    ActionAid has been fighting poverty worldwide since 1972, working to end violence against women, hunger and poverty, and create education opportunities for everybody. After identifying the integral role the Supporter Care team plays within fundraising, ActionAid engaged us as consultants to support the review and redevelopment of its supporter care services, as part of its […]

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  • New BIG Lottery Foundation funding is available to charities in 2013 – so how can it help?

    By Patrick Nash A new £6m programme to strengthen the organisations that underpin the voluntary sector’s work has been announced for 2013. So what is the fund all about, and how can it help you? BIG Assist is a new funding programme aimed at strengthening infrastructure organisations, financed by the BIG Lottery Foundation. An infrastructure organisation […]

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  • Connect Assist named as BIG Assist Approved Supplier

    Connect Assist is proud to have been named as an approved supplier of services for a new funding programme known as BIG Assist – a £6m scheme to strengthen the organisations that underpin the voluntary sector’s work. The BIG Assist fund is awarded through vouchers to the value of up to £7,000 per organisation. It is estimated […]

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  • How the Advice Services Transition Fund can help charities move forward in 2013

    By Patrick Nash With the deadline approaching for applications to the Advice Services Transition Fund, we suggest ways in which charities can use this lottery-funded grant to take their services and fundraising activities to the next level.  The Advice Services Transition Fund (ASTF) is a grant worth between £50,000 and £350,000 aimed at not-for-profit partnerships and […]

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Racing Welfare Out of hours at crisis! Connect Assist provide consultancy, then service.


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