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Fundraising for your charity? Volunteers needed? Look no further…

Fundraising? Check out the Association of Guernsey Charities website https://www.charity.org.gg/Volunteer   Could you use corporate volunteers? We now have over 100 registered volunteers looking to help voluntary organisations. We are also getting enquires from businesses looking for opportunities to partner with local charities. For example: a finance industry business

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Newsletter • October 2016

October’s newsletter is now available to download. You can view all of the latest updates from the GDA You can view it here – gda-october-newsletter-2016-final   PLEASE NOTE: We will be running the next GDA member charity meeting (before the Association of Guernsey Charities meeting) on Tuesday 8th November

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Contact Points for Questions

We have drafted a contact sheet for anyone on the island with a disability and would welcome your feedback and extra information you would like to see. Please email: karen@disabilityalliance.org.gg gda-contact-points-for-questions-draft

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Two companies open for applications for Charities that are fundraising

For all our member charities that are fundraising please note that these two organisations, Saffery Champness Guernsey and Amalgamated Facilities Management, are currently open for applications:- www.saffery.com www.amalgamatedfm.com Please go to the Association of Guernsey Charities website: https://www.charity.org.gg        

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Message from Policy & Resources (P&R) to our GDA members

Further to the presentation on phase one of the Policy & Resource Plan at the Guernsey Disability Alliance meeting on Monday 5 September, please find attached the final version which has been submitted for debate at the States meeting on 15 November 2016. I have attached the

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Tax Relief on Charitable Giving

Deputy Jane Stephens has asked that the letter below, be circulated to you all, so that you have more information on the recent decision made by the Policy and Resources Committee, announced in the 2017 Budget, regarding tax relief on charitable giving. Helga Carré, Policy Officer Strategy &

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Minutes of the meeting from our GDA Members meeting on 5th October 2016

The first member-only meeting (not including member charity reps) was chaired by Peter Hill Smith and had 20 attendees. Some of the topics discussed were: the purpose of the GDA, feedback, legislation, exchange information, contact point flyer, Guernsey Employment Trust, Access for All, DVLA Blue Badges and

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Disability Officer Update • October 2016 by Caroline Mullins

DisabledGo came over to Guernsey in September specifically to share how they undertake access surveys and to give individuals the opportunity to shadow and to survey some of the smaller shops in St Peter Port. Janina and Peter were very interested in finding out more about DisabledGo

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“Inclusive” plan for future of Guernsey published

The first stage of Guernsey’s new Policy and Resource Plan (“Future Guernsey”) is now up on the States website at www.gov.gg/policyandresourceplan.  It will be debated on 15th November. The aim of the Plan is to “give Guernsey direction and a clear set of priorities”.   This is

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Disability Awareness Training • Free Online Training

Training for disability awareness is now available and Free for everyone. The States of Guernsey now have available Disability Awareness Training through an on line tool. The training was developed by a number of charities and disabled people in Guernsey and therefore it is bespoke to Guernsey.

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