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Charity Due Diligence Checklist - Funder, Partner & Donor Risk Management

Posted 7/30/2020

Due diligence is carrying out reasonable checks on new funders, partners contractors or others to help ensure problems will not arise in working with them. This is risk management and, as such, a core responsibility for the CEO and trustees. You may not actually do it, but it's your responsibility to ensure that it's done.

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Charity Governance Code, But What Is Good Governance & How Can We Do It Well?

Posted 7/30/2020

This article provides a definition of good charity governance, outlines how the Charity Commission wants the Charity Governance Code to be used and gives you some key questions to test the effectiveness of your board's governance. Assess how good your charity's governance is, online in 30 mins, using the free Charity Excellence Framework.

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How To Tackle The Lack Of Charity Trustee Board Diversity

Posted 7/30/2020

We faces huge challenges and need to appoint the best amongst us to lead. To do that, we need to recruit from the biggest possible pool of candidates - the whole community. As a sector, we don't, but how can any board claim to represent its community, if it isn't representative of it? And, since more diverse boards perform better, how much greater an impact might we have, if we were? Join the free Charity Excellence Framework and it'll automatically assess you against the Charity Excellence Diversity Standard.

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