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We’ve made our member-only resources free to everyone because of the current situation. We think it’s important people have the guidance they need to run their organisations during this time.

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  • Contingency planning and financial implications

    What you need to do to prepare for the potential impacts of coronavirus on your charity's or voluntary organisation's operations and finances.

  • How to Fund Your Cause in 5 Ways

    It is difficult to know how and where to get the money to make that difference

  • Coronavirus

    Information to help you decide what steps you and your charity or voluntary organisation need to take in light of the spread of the covid-19 virus.

  • Funding and income

    Tips and guidance on bringing money into your charity or voluntary organisation - from individual giving and legacies, to bidding for grants and digital fundraising.

  • How to manage a project underspend

    A few Fair Share Trust (FST) areas have experienced leftover funding from their grants in recent months. Though an underspend is not anticipated as an ideal outcome, it is not always a negative thing and if the issue is dealt with appropriately the funds can be used to further benefit the area. Wales Community Foundation, Local Agent for Fair Share Trust, experienced underspend in the Wrexham area, read on about their strategy to re-allocate the funds. Helen Fagan from the Community Foundation Wales shares her experiences below.

  • Income diversification planner

    A three-step DIY tool to explore realistic options in diversifying your organisation's income and create an action plan to get there

  • Financial strategy

    Develop a financial strategy for your organisation, to help you plan for your financial future.

  • How to identify, assess and manage the risks associated with trading

    All trading activities involve some level of risk, so risk management is a vital part of knowing how to trade. There are three steps to risk management:

  • How to get ready to apply for and manage funds

    Before you apply for funding, stop! Is your organisation ready? This guide, aimed at small charities, community groups and clubs, looks at the five things that matter to funders and are tips to get you ready for applying for and managing the money. Completing these simple steps to good governance will enable you to make positive progress on your fundraising journey.

  • How to cut and control costs

    Some simple and more challenging suggestions for cutting and controlling costs across your organisation. To ensure that you survive, you may need to make some big decisions. Here's how to look at your services and income to make significant changes. This how-to guide is based on the Guardian Voluntary Sector Network's Q&A in June 2011.

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