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.
For over a decade, I have been providing expertise, objective advice, coaching and mentoring, to leaders across most industries and non-profit sectors. These flexible options will provide you with the most cost-effective route to rapidly building the capacity and skills you need to unlock your full potential and that of your team.
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.
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.
Honesty, candour and the willingness to share openly are among the sector’s greatest attributes, but they have far more potential than is currently being realised.
June’s breakfast topic will be Strategic Innovation: for impact, income and social change. My guest speaker will be Richard Hawkes, CEO of the British Asian Trust and former CEO of Scope.
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…