Many small local charities are struggling to make the shift from grant-dependency to financial freedom. In this interview, Deven Pillay, CEO of Harrow Mencap, help to navigate that journey by talking through what it takes to make the leap…
Structures and processes, appraisals and basic training programmes, will always have a role in tackling poor performance and raising standards to a basic level. But they won’t help you develop great leaders.
Need is growing, funding is contracting, grants are turning into contracts, and the people who are giving them out are looking for ever more things in return. For charities on the receiving end, it seems that ‘doing good’ is no longer enough.
Why large organisations find it hard to create an innovative, entrepreneurial culture, and what you can do in your organisation to create the culture you need to succeed
How can charities develop a more commercial and professional culture without selling out? The third sector generates over half of its income from selling goods and services, but as markets […]
What would you do with an extra million pounds in surplus? With tightening funding environments, more and more charities are looking at how commercial activity can provide profitable, sustainable income […]
In this “new economic reality” Charities need, more than ever, to be highly efficient, effective and fully aligned behind the impacts and outcomes they want to achieve. An ambitious strategy […]
September 2013’s breakfast focused on the theme of “Adapting to Thrive” – how non-profit and charity organisations need to adapt to thrive in their modern under-funded, highly-competitive environments. The breakfast […]