Knowledge Hub

  • Risk and resilience in 2024

    Topics: Risk / People and culture / IT, technology and digital / Funding / Financial sustainability / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Banking and financial services
    Written by: Sam Burne James
    On: 17.01.2024

    What lays ahead in 2024? Sam Burne James speaks to charity sector leaders for their predictions, insights and advice on how to reduce risk, remain resilient and prepare for the future.

    Time to read: 9 minutes
    More >>
  • Policy

    CFG Briefing: Autumn Statement 2023

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Pensions / Governance, legal and compliance / Funding / Financial sustainability / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Economy and policy / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 22.11.2023

    What does the Chancellor's Autumn Statement mean for you and your organisation? Richard Sagar, Head of Policy, CFG, takes an in-depth look.

    Time to read: 24 minutes
    More >>
  • Campaign

    Get set for Gift Aid Awareness Day 2023

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Gift Aid / Funding
    Written by: Emma Abbott
    On: 17.07.2023

    On Thursday 5 October, let’s shout about the importance of gift aid and encourage all donors and supporters to #TickTheBox!

    Time to read: 1 minutes
    More >>
  • Financial sustainability in a cost-of-living crisis

    Topics: Funding / Financial sustainability / Procurement and resources
    Written by: Dan Fletcher MCIOF(Dip)
    On: 15.05.2023

    How can your charity remain financially sustainable during the cost of living crisis? Dan Fletcher from Moore Kingston Smith explains the importance of understanding your business model and what your costs and funding gaps really are.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
    More >>
  • Quick read: Maximising the impact of grant-making

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Funding
    Written by: Nell Dodge
    On: 05.04.2023

    Automating processes and using the right software can vastly improve the way your charity manages its grant-making process. Nell Dodge from SmartSimple shares five ways you can boost impact with the right software.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
    More >>
  • Small charities

    Working with local communities

    Topics: People and culture / Funding / Financial sustainability
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 27.02.2023

    Following on from sessions delivered at CFG's Annual Conference and Alternative Income Generation event, Helena Wilkinson from Price Bailey explains how to improve financial sustainability by getting closer to your charity's local communities.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
    More >>
  • CFG comments

    The charity safety net is fraying fast

    Topics: People and culture / Funding / Financial sustainability / Economy and policy
    Written by: Emma Abbott
    On: 21.12.2022

    New research shows that charities and community groups are now facing a very difficult winter and some very hard choices. Pro Bono Economics and Nottingham Business School share the results from their latest sector survey.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
    More >>
  • Charitable donations: the great digital transition

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Funding / Banking and financial services
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 08.12.2022

    Cash is no longer king, but it remains vital, say Barclays in a new report on charitable giving and the changing face of technology.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
    More >>
  • Campaign

    Let's get behind Giving Tuesday!

    Topics: People and culture / Funding
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 29.11.2022

    On Giving Tuesday, Clare Mills shares how charities have supported her through the darkest and brightest days, and why Giving Tuesday is the perfect time to appreciate those charitable organisations that touch all our lives.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
    More >>
  • CFG Briefing: Autumn Statement 2022

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Funding / Financial sustainability / Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 17.11.2022

    What does the Chancellor's Autumn Statement mean for you and your organisation? Richard Sagar, Head of Policy, CFG, takes an in-depth look.

    Time to read: 21 minutes
    More >>
  • CFG comments

    Waking up more dormant assets

    Topics: Funding / Economy and policy
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 03.08.2022

    The government has launched a consultation to gather views on the broad social or environmental purposes of the English portion of dormant assets funding. Dr Clare Mills invites CFG members to find out more and share their views.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
    More >>
  • Case study: How Stewardship is generating kingdom impact

    Topics: Investment / Funding / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Janie Oliver
    On: 25.07.2022

    What are the impacts of your investments? Janie Oliver, Chief Financial Officer at Stewardship, shares a framework for impact that puts your most important goal at the centre of investment.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
    More >>