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.
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.
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.
Some of the most debilitating constraints faced by the charity sector have a common root cause. Which implies there could be a common solution if we are collectively willing to take it on.
Almost every charity CEO wants their organisation to move faster, to become more responsive, more flexible, more agile. The solution is far simpler than you might expect.
How much more effective could your charity be if its people were more professional?
Innovation, or so we believe, is the silver bullet that will simultaneously broaden our reach, increase our impact, raise us out of the crowd and future-proof our organisation. The irony is, a silver bullet is the last thing we should be looking for.
Three years ago I felt like something of a lone voice in championing the commercial opportunity for charities. Now, it feels like awareness and interest is definitely gaining momentum.
A single, harmonious organisational culture is a myth. Subcultures are inevitable, but they don’t have to be a problem if you follow these steps.