Annual Report 2016-17

This report covers activity undertaken by nine leading UK arts centres during 2016/17, and is intended to provide a snapshot of the artistic, social and economic contribution and impact the arts centre sector is making. 

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Good and bad help: How purpose and confidence transform lives

How we help each other matters. Some help - what we call ‘good help’ - supports people to feel hopeful, identify their own purpose and confidently take action. Other help - which we call ‘bad help’ - does the opposite, undermining people's confidence, sense of purpose and independence.  

In this publication we aim to make a practical contribution. We have drawn on a well-established evidence base and worked with practitioners to understand how ‘good help’ is applied in practice. We outline the key drivers of action and list seven key characteristics of ‘good help’.

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Young Trustees Guide

Developing the next generation of charity leaders.

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) launched the Growing Giving campaign in order to secure the future of the charity sector and from the very start we realised it was vital to get young people to engage with charities – through volunteering, raising and donating funds, and in leadership positions such as serving as trustees of a charity.  

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