Too many people still think charities should be the domain of the well-meaning amateur, but purpose and professionalism are not mutually exclusive.
How business thinking can help non-profits grow impact and income. Everything you need to know about earning income and using business techniques to deliver social change.
These programmes will commence formally in April 2020. For those who wish to begin early, a 20% discount and two free months of programme membership will be offered to those who signup prior to 31st January 2020.
In April 2019 the Charities Aid Foundation, in association with ACEVO, published the outcome of its research on the greatest challenges charities face.
Having the agility to rapidly shift focus and resources is invaluable, not just for disaster response charities, but for any organisation that wants to increase its impact.
Being a professional means knowing that you can’t please all the people all the time, and experience means that you have those conversations up front.
Within the media stories about Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain going into administration, are hidden lessons for many charities.
The idea that any plan sufficiently detailed to merit the name, will still be relevant in three, two, sometimes even one years’ time, is utterly naïve.
Earned income has been the single biggest driver of the growth in charity income for most of the last twenty years, and it currently represents over 50% of all charity revenue. Growing it is a priority for many charities, but it’s not easy…
For centuries we’ve lived in a capitalist world shaped largely by commercial and economic interests, and that’s not changing any time soon, but commercial markets can be a powerful force for good.