Free practical business resources for charities.

In addition to the free services and training we offer to charities, we are developing a range of useful resources to help with the most common business issues charities are faced with. 

CategoryExamples of topics covered
Finance and SustainabilityFinancial performance and reporting.
Forecasting and scenario planning.
Financial process improvements. 
Understanding costs.
Developing financial information for business planning.
Leadership and Strategic DirectionCharity governance and building an effective trustee board.
Strategy development and business planning.
Leadership development / mentoring.
Marketing and communications.
People ManagementOrganisational structure.
Merger and collaborative working.
Recruitment and retention.
Performance and ImpactKey performance indicators. 
Developing performance tools and systems.
Impact reporting.

Click on a category on the left or scroll through the list of topics below.

Change Management

One of our volunteers, John Dicks, has created a great source of information on change management. 

Financial Planning

5 Tips for Charity Financial Planning


Useful resources to develop a strong Trustee Board.

How to Cost an Evaluation

Charities Evaluation Service


Free, tailored HR advice for charities from Cranfield Trust. 


Essential top 10 tips for tendering.
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