Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips for charity finance professionals on investment management for charities.
While the pandemic has dominated our lives and the work of our sector over the past 10 months, not everything has changed
Used well, grants can help more charities and social enterprises develop their income levels
Transparency is key to avoiding reputational harm, and overcoming the information imbalance that can make investment activity appear so specialised
Investment itself will only be part of the support that charities and social enterprises need as part of a longer-term partnerships with investors
Seb Elsworth: Long-term government subsidies could offer vital support to the capital needs of the sector
The patient and flexible approach of the Futurebuilders fund to lending money is a key lesson for the social investment ecosystem
As the government looks to level up the country, boosting the social economy in local communities couldn’t be more timely
Seb Elsworth: Social enterprises can play a unique role in helping employment bounce back from Covid-19
Danny Kruger’s review of the charity sector and Covid-19 recovery offers a unique opportunity to make the case for our sector
Organisations might have business models that require long-term, patient finance, but that doesn’t mean they are aware of it or understand how it works
Kate Rogers: Careful cash-flow planning and a diverse approach should help charities weather the coronavirus storm
Where possible, charities with investments must look beyond the downward spiral of pessimism and fear
During this pandemic, a loan might help a charity get through the coming weeks and months. But they are not suitable for everyone
Everyone would benefit if foundations were clearer about whether they wanted to fund specific projects or support the development of organisations
Expert advice and tips on specialist areas of charity finance.
Information Systems Manager
University of Warwick University of Warwick, Coventry
Emergency Nutrition Network ENN’s Head Office in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 (currently home-based due to COVID-19)
Head of Human Resources
Muslim Hands NG7 5JE, Nottingham
Citizens Advice Sutton London (Greater)
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