Repetition is comforting and familiar, but the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result
Too many people still think charities should be the domain of the well-meaning amateur, but purpose and professionalism are not mutually exclusive.
Quick wins are attractive because the team knows how to do them; you’ll have something to show for it and they’ll feel they’ve made progress. But there will always be more where they came from…
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.
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.
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.
In vision statements and outward-looking aspirations, charities and non-profits are rarely short of bold ambition. But it’s often the avoidance of negative consequences that shapes the action plan.
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.