This Charity Excellence Blog page includes some of the resources that have been created for good governance, charity management, communications, people, finance & funding.

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How To Make Charity Strategy Effective

Posted 7/30/2020

Having a theory of change, or other strategic plan is fine, but strategy is what an organisation does, not a plan and most fail at implementation. Here are the key barriers that cause that and what to do about them, to ensure your strategic plan is the success you want it to be

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Why and How to Engage a Charity Fundraising Freelancer, Bid Writer or Consultant

Posted 7/29/2020

Using a fundraising freelancer is a very good way for even the smallest charity to access specialist expertise, or bring in additional capacity, quickly and at low cost. However, fundraisers are in huge demand and sourcing them via agencies can be very expensive. This volunteer run initiative from Charity Excellence gives you access to a pool of freelancers, with detailed information on each, in a standard format that lets you compare and find the best person for your charity quickly and easily - and it's completely free.

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Charity Trustee Recruitment - How To Find, Recruit And Appoint Trustees For Your Board

Posted 7/30/2020

Finding, recruiting and appointing charity trustees can be challenging and the continuing lack of diversity on many boards seriously limits their effectiveness. However, there's a great deal that can be done, lots of support from charities that deserve to be better known and most of it is free.

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