Charity Financials Insider

Corporate partnerships: How risky they for your brand?
FUNDRAISING | 21 June 2018

For charities, partnerships with companies can be an attractive proposition. At their best, they can offer high profile awareness-boosting campaigns, strategic support and/or large amounts of cash. At their worst however, they can be directionless, low-value or even damaging to the charities involved…

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More legators now leave gifts in Wills to overseas aid and the environment
FUNDRAISING | 13 June 2018

Early evidence from Smee & Ford’s five-year legacy trends report suggests that the emerging population of legators are leaving more gifts to environmental and overseas aid organisations than ever before…

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Lloyds Bank Foundation: Investing in charities
SPECIALIST OUTLOOK | 06 June 2018

As part of its response to the Civil Society Strategy consultation, Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales brought together leading sector organisations to highlight their key priorities for a new strategy. Caroline Howe, Policy and National Programmes Manager at Lloyds Bank Foundation tells Charity Financials Insider why…

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Finance and fundraising: oil and water or yin and yang?
FUNDRAISING | 31 May 2018

Charities and fundraisers are operating with increasing risks, regulations and responsibilities and in this environment, fundraisers and finance teams need to work effectively together… 

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Why you need to understand your investment risk profile
FINANCE | 24 May 2018

The first step in creating effective investment strategy is to consider your charity’s objectives and the role an investment portfolio has in achieving those…

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Why grantmakers should be doing more to support charities
FUNDRAISING | 17 May 2018

Funders should be thinking about how they can help find new solutions to persistent problems...

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The golden rules for charity investment committees
GOVERNANCE | 10 May 2018

Trustees must ensure that a charity has an effective governance structure to manage and oversee its investable assets...

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A guide to overcoming SORP challenges
LEGAL | 01 May 2018

Large charities have deep regulatory challenges when it comes to record-keeping and reporting. Here are the best strategies to overcome them…

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GDPR: Are you ready?
LEGAL | 23 April 2018

In just four weeks, Europe will witness the biggest shake up of data protection laws in 25 years. Charities must be prepared for the 25 May deadline...

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Safeguarding: how you can ensure it is core business
GOVERNANCE | 18 April 2018

Charities must ensure that safeguarding forms a central part of their strategy so that vulnerable people are protected throughout their operations...

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