Charity Investment

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

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

Seb Elsworth: Is social investment reaching rural communities?

Seb Elsworth: Is social investment reaching rural communities?

The idea that social investment is biased towards London is a misconception, but there is a rural/urban divide

Kate Rogers: Can investors make oil companies better for the environment?

Kate Rogers: Can investors make oil companies better for the environment?

Charities can make investment decisions that encourage oil companies to consider the impact of climate change

Kate Rogers: Three strategies to keep investments on course

Kate Rogers: Three strategies to keep investments on course

These will help you minimise the impact of low points, take advantage of the ups and stay on track

Kieran Whiteside: The new kids on the block - where next for social investment?

Kieran Whiteside: The new kids on the block - where next for social investment?

In the coming years, social investment will break new ground and be taken on by an increasing number of community groups, tech-for-good ventures and cooperatives