Resource Hub Index - Free Help, Advice And Support For Charities

An index of the Charity Excellence Framework website resources, help, advice and support for charities, but this is just a fraction of what's available on the system; everything is free. The Charity Excellence Framework has the largest resource base in the charity sector, including its 7 crisis recovery toolkits, Funding Finder database and 50 funder lists.

Everything You Need & Everything Is Free

Use the Charity Excellence toolkit to health check any aspect of your charity in 30 mins, with access to the largest resource base in the sector, including its Funding Finder database and 50 funding lists by Registering Now; everything is free.

Charity COVID19 Toolbox

Ther are 7 toolkits in the toolbox, designed specifically to support charities in addressing the challenges we face.  The full toolkits, in toolkit format and with additional tools, can be downloaded as documents from within the CEF itself. 

Toolkit 1 - How To Create Your Strategy To Survive And Thrive

Toolkit 2 - How To Create Your Fundraising Strategy For Recovery

Toolkit 3 - How To Create Your Financial Sustainability Plan

Toolkit 4 - How To Create Your Financial Sustainability Plan (Small Charities)

Toolkit 5- How To Save Money Without Cost Cutting

Toolkit 6 - How To Manage Cash In A Crisis

Toolkit 7 - How To Forecast Your Income

Funding Lists

In addition to its Funding Finder database, with its 100+ core funders and 250+ links to other free funding finders, the system includes 50 funder lists.  Download the full lists from the income questionnaire.  

Charity Excellence – Index Of All 50 Funding Lists

Funding List - Core Cost Funding

Funding List - Overseas Aid & Famine Relief

Charity IT Tech For Good - Funding, Grants, Recycling and Free Support

Funding List – Churches & Faith Organisations

Funding List - International Animal Welfare

Funding List – India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

Funding List – Arts, Culture, Heritage & Science

Funding List - New Grant Making Trusts England & Wales

Funding List - New Charity Grant Making Trusts Scotland

Funding List - New Charitable Grant Makers Northern Ireland


Trustee Duties & Responsibilities – 20 Ways To Be A Good Charity Trustee

Good Governance: How To Increase Trustee Board Engagement

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

How To Tackle The Lack Of Charity Trustee Board Diversity

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

How To Make Reports More Effective & Less Work


How To Engage Trustees In Fundraising - Duties & Responsibilities

20+ Ideas To Engage Your Trustees In Fundraising

20+ Ways To Find New Charity Funders - Grant Makers & Donors

How To Write A Charity Fundraising Case For Support

Why and How to Engage a Charity Fundraising Freelancer

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

Other Resources

Charity Strategy For People Who Don't Have The Time To Do Strategy

How To Make Charity Strategy Effective

How To Claim HMRC Gift Aid For Charities

How To Register A Charity With HMRC To Claim Charitable Status

The Charity Excellence Festive Fundraising Fightback

Developing Resilience - 12 Ways To Be More Effective & Happier

Micro-Volunteering - What It Is & How To Do It Well

How Many UK Charities Are There?  The numbers, including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Setting Up A Community Interest Company (CIC) - Registration Guide

50+ Charity Social Media Networking Groups

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These are just a few of the CEF resources and it also has 1000s of links to other free help, resources and toolkits for charities.  Register here - everything is free.

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