Charity Investment

Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips for charity finance professionals on investment management for charities.

Seb Elsworth: The 'Pact' and social investment

Seb Elsworth: The 'Pact' and social investment

Charities should be aware of the power they hold when seeking to raise investment

Kate Rogers: What my birthday taught me about long-term investment

Kate Rogers: What my birthday taught me about long-term investment

Rather than investing in the largest companies of yesteryear, we can look forward and find the opportunities for tomorrow

Neil Berry: Is social investment building charities' resilience?

Neil Berry: Is social investment building charities' resilience?

Support infrastructure should recognise that resilience is about the wider ecosystem in which charities operate, not just the organisations themselves

Start-up charities: New, innovative and making a difference

Start-up charities: New, innovative and making a difference

PJ White looks at some of the most exciting charities and social enterprises founded in recent years

Kate Rogers: Keep calm when facing economic uncertainty

Kate Rogers: Keep calm when facing economic uncertainty

Charities should keep the long term in mind in a period of likely political and economic trouble

Neil Berry: Time for more choice

Neil Berry: Time for more choice

Social investment should offer a more varied menu of funding options to charities

Martyn Drake: The pressing case for new skills in the sector

Martyn Drake: The pressing case for new skills in the sector

Using markets and entrepreneurs, international charities are finding that they can unlock permanent change

Neil Berry: Scaling down social investment

Neil Berry: Scaling down social investment

Social investment can work for all sizes of charity, and the Growth Fund's success proves it

Seb Elsworth: Exploring new market opportunities

Seb Elsworth: Exploring new market opportunities

Large businesses have much to offer the voluntary sector if charities and social enterprises take the opportunities available to them

Carol Mack: A new form of grant funding

Carol Mack: A new form of grant funding

Match Trading can incentivise social organisations to develop their trading bases so they can build stronger futures

Seb Elsworth: There's no excuse for ignoring the ethical and social impact of investments

Seb Elsworth: There's no excuse for ignoring the ethical and social impact of investments

The range of ethical, responsible and social products for charity investors is growing all the time

Kate Rogers: If we talk twaddle, it is difficult to build trust

Kate Rogers: If we talk twaddle, it is difficult to build trust

The investment industry makes communication unnecessarily complicated with reports that need translating