A record year of impact

We support social welfare charities through a range of pro bono services, tailored specifically to your needs. In our financial year 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2023 we experienced a record year of delivering our services to the sector.

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We conservatively value our services to the third sector at £2,736,894

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We started 467 new mentoring assignments and consultancy projects in the year

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Across our services our volunteers gave 19,237 hours of management support to charities

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100% of consultancy and mentoring charity clients would recommend Cranfield Trust to others

Find out more about Our Impact or get support for your charity.

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We are just finalising the details of our next FREE webinar.  There is no need to wait for your next FREE learning opportunity though.  Our on-demand webinar library gives you FREE access to all our previous webinars and even better, you can watch them at whatever time of day (or night) is convenient to you!

And, you can also register now to be notified about our future webinars to make sure you don't miss out.

All the training and skills offered in our free webinars are exclusively developed for charities and non-profit organisations and are brought to you in partnership with the Masonic Charitable Foundation.

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As a small charity, it may be difficult to understand how the use of AI might be helpful to you and your organisation and what risks it could present as well as knowing where to start to use it effectively. 

That's why we have prepared this guide, to tell you what you need to know and get started in using AI to benefit your charity.

Read the Guide

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Case study spotlight

Mentoring: Switchback

Switchback aims to give every male between the ages of 18-30 in London a chance to make real and lasting change in their life, following their release from prison so that they can live stable and rewarding lives. By combining a personalised, intensive mentoring relationship with a practical program, they can make employment a realistic prospect for this vulnerable group.

Switchback’s Delivery Manager Sarah Dedola requested some mentoring as part of a partnership programme between Cranfield Trust and funding partner Triangle Trust. Sarah was looking for mentoring to enable her to develop her managerial skills and deepen her knowledge of team leadership. She wanted to be a steady influence on her team and be able to support them to the best of her ability.

Find out more about how we helped and learn about our mentoring services.

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We are proud to publish our research report: 

Charity Management Matters

We set out to investigate the management training opportunities and training needs of leaders and managers of small- to medium-size charities. Our objective was to gather insights about training and development, with a view to increasing engagement with management development activities, and improving management skills and confidence.

The research was undertaken by independent social research consultant Matilda Gosling, and generously funded by the Masonic Charitable Foundation. We are extremely grateful to everyone who contributed to the research.

Read the full report here

Do you need help with your charity's strategy, business plan, financial management, governance, or impact reporting?

Check if your charity is eligible for our free and pro bono management support and discover how we can help.

Call us on 01794 830338 or send us an email.

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