A rare, free public seminar, open to all executives and senior managers within the non-profit sector who are looking to explore, develop or improve the performance of commercial enterprise, to generate profitable income and deliver sustainable social impact.
April’s exclusive CEO breakfast will focus on collaboration and consolidation for the sector. My guest speakers will be Carol Homden, CEO of the Coram Group of charities and Chris White, CEO of the social business Catch22.
Much of the new UK Government’s agenda is, as yet, unclear, but there are two observations and several early signs from which we can draw two scenarios: one conventional, one much more radical.
Why setting goals that you can’t achieve is the key to population-level social change
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.
Our twice-yearly, invitation-only seminars are the only place where CEOs of the UK’s largest charities come together to share their insights and experiences around the sector’s greatest challenges and opportunities.
In April 2019 the Charities Aid Foundation, in association with ACEVO, published the outcome of its research on the greatest challenges charities face.
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.
One of the themes in my recent conversations with the sector, is the desire to engage better with businesses. There are two opportunities: income and mission, but one is far greater than the other.
Within the media stories about Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain going into administration, are hidden lessons for many charities.