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Jonathan, in your bulletin this month: as well as a selection of our latest advice and comment, we've launched a new digital fundraising hub with Justgiving and our online learning library StudyZone is now free for our members (which is proving very popular!). Best wishes, Andrew, membership manager.
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NCVO update – October 2015

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StudyZone training is now free to all NCVO members
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We’ve now made access to our online learning platform StudyZone completely free for our members. With over 50 training videos to choose from, you can learn new skills or refresh your existing ones.

Browse the learning library and watch preview videos

The courses are still available for non members to buy. Join NCVO (membership is free if your annual income is less than £30,000).


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We keep our blog frequently updated – share it with your team: The NCVO blog.

New NCVO/JustGiving digital fundraising hub
With JustGiving's help, we've added lots of great resources to our KnowHow website to help you grow your charity online.

Visit the NCVO and JustGiving digital fundraising hub
Some upcoming NCVO training and events

NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference 20152 November, London.
Places going quickly for our biggest governance learning and networking event of the year.

Leadership in Campaigns – 3,4 Nov and 9 Dec
This new three day course is for those overseeing campaigns and advocacy, develop your leadership skills in a campaigning context.

Want to improve your mentoring or befriending scheme? Our team can help.

Need help measuring and demonstrating your impact? Check out our Charities Evaluation Services website.

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Our free seminar series (PDF) is designed to help your trustees and senior management teams identify and address some of the legal issues and challenges arising from your activities and those faced by the wider sector. 
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