Charity Financials Insider

Is trusteeship in trouble?
GOVERNANCE | 14 December 2017

This year, the news has been so full of charity doom and gloom that we’re in danger of hunting good trustees to extinction. But recruiting a good board is now more important than ever.

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Income of UK's top 10 Christian charities exceeds 0.5 billion
TRENDS & DATA ANALYSIS | 07 December 2017

As Christmas approaches, we look how the UK’s biggest Christian charities have fared over the past financial year…

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19p of every pound donated in the UK goes to just 13 charities
TRENDS & DATA ANALYSIS | 29 November 2017

The income of the UK’s largest charities continues to dwarf the rest as collectively they represent nearly 20% of the total amount of money raised through fundriasing...

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3 investment opportunities for charities
FINANCE | 24 November 2017

In their quest for income, charities must consider where to invest now and the prospects for 2018 to safeguard their future…

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Why charities must do more to promote trustee diversity
CHARITY MANAGEMENT | 16 November 2017

New research finds that 92% of trustees are still pale, male, over 50 and above average income and education…

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Royal British Legion continues its reign as UKs dominant military charity
TRENDS & DATA ANALYSIS | 09 November 2017

As Armistice Day approaches, data from Charity Financials shows that the Royal British Legion, best known for its annual Poppy Appeal, continues to raise far more money than any other military charity operating in the UK...

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Grant-making foundations - partners for good?
GOVERNANCE | 03 November 2017

A new report finds that innovative partnerships make foundations better at delivering social good...

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A 5-step plan to reducing charity fraud
IT & TECHNOLOGY | 30 October 2017

As fraud continues to cost charities billions every year, reducing fraud risk is paramount to increasing the funds available to beneficiaries.

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Mergers: should more charities consider them?
GOVERNANCE | 20 October 2017

More charities should be considering mergers or other forms of collaborative working, however, there are organisational, technical and legal barriers, that put them off.  

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Surplus and survival
TRENDS & DATA ANALYSIS | 29 September 2017

Charity Financials data show that a worryingly low percentage of charities post surplus funds, what does this mean for long term resilience? 

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