NCVO Update

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Here’s our latest resources update with a bit of good news for some on the funding front. 

Do please continue to tell us what’s happening in your organisation as it really helps us make the case to government for further support during the pandemic. 

Best wishes, Matt Gilfeather Marketing Communications Manager
 
New 
Important update to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme 

A new change to the scheme, which NCVO pushed for, means charities can now apply for loans even if they don’t generate most of their income from trading. 

How volunteers can pay for goods and services for people who are self-isolating
We’ve updated our guidance with the latest advice. 

The volunteering response to coronavirus
In his monthly post, Charlie Gillies has everything you need to know. 

Free 30-minute legal advice sessions available
Law firm Bates Wells are offering consultations with their charity specialists through their charity helpline service. 

The latest charity policy news on coronavirus
Elizabeth Chamberlain summarises recent developments in the push for further financial support for charities, and also flags up some useful resources from regulators.
 
Upcoming free NCVO webinars 
How to involve and safeguard your volunteers during coronavirus
14 May | 14.00Common volunteering roles, key safeguarding principles and well-being tips. 

Making decisions in tough times
11 June | 14.00How to balance immediate and strategic choices, and how to make good decisions in a time of crisis.